Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

The inevitability of tokenized data – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor Yesterday’s “plastics” are today’s crypto tokens We’re reaching the endgame of an inevitable showdown between big tech and regulators with a ley battleground around consumer data. In many ways, the fact that things have gotten here reflects that the market has not yet developed an alternative to the data paradigm… Continue reading

It’s time to disrupt nuclear weapons – TechCrunch

Beatrice Fihn Contributor “Atomic bombs are primarily a means for the ruthless annihilation of cities.” Those are the words of Leo Szilard, one of the scientists who pushed for the development of nuclear weapons. He wrote them as part of a petition signed by dozens of other scientists who had worked on the Manhattan Project… Continue reading

What critics get wrong about the ‘American AI Initiative’ – TechCrunch

Sujai Hajela is co-founder, president and CEO of Mist, which develops self-learning wireless networks using artificial intelligence. There’s been a bit of hysteria — AI-steria, if you will — over the Trump administration’s recently issued American AI Initiative, formally known as “Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence.” The initiative is a broad… Continue reading

Two Austin-based VC firms are each raising $100M funds – TechCrunch

Mary Ann Azevedo Contributor Mary Ann Azevedo covers startups and tech at Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor Investor momentum builds for construction tech Austin in January: Cash rich and maturing Texas startups will soon have two new sources for capital. Crunchbase News has learned that two Austin-based venture capital firms, ATX Seed Ventures and Quake Capital,… Continue reading

2019 US VC funds take a more boutique approach – TechCrunch

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor VCs aren’t falling in love with dating startups Startup names may have passed peak weirdness Over the past year, we’ve written a lot about the rise of supergiant venture capital funds. Ever since the rollout of the $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, established VCs have been outdoing each other… Continue reading

Stop limiting quantum computing to speed – TechCrunch

William (“Whurley”) Hurley Contributor William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age. He is currently chairing the Quantum Computing Working Group for the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA), and is the founder and… Continue reading

Investor momentum builds for construction tech – TechCrunch

Mary Ann Azevedo Contributor Mary Ann Azevedo covers startups and tech at Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor Austin in January: Cash rich and maturing Although it’s not the sexiest of industries, the hefty construction sector in 2018 attracted not only the attention but, more importantly, the dollars of investors. Historically, the multi-trillion-dollar sector has been… Continue reading

BRCK acquires ISPs EveryLayer and Surf to boost Africa’s public Wi-Fi – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Zimbabwe’s net blackout, Partech’s $143M fund, Andela’s $100M raise, Flutterwave’s pivot Partech is doubling the size of its African venture fund to $143 million Kenyan communications hardware company BRCK has acquired the assets of Nairobi based internet provider Surf and its U.S. parent EveryLayer in a purchase deal of an undisclosed amount announced Friday…. Continue reading