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Dinosaurs to Digital: The Future of Online Streaming

Dinosaurs to Digital: The Future of Online Streaming

In technology years, today's methods of compressing and distributing video are as archaic as dinosaurs.  It may surprise you to learn that the underlying tech that is used to stream your favorite Netflix shows on your phone, or your ...
The Future of AI: The Explorers, Realists, and Revolutionaries

The Future of AI: The Explorers, Realists, and Revolutionaries

The pervasive fear of Artificial Intelligence taking over the world and wiping out humanity seems to be growing as AI becomes more and more embedded across our personal and professional lives. But, as Omega Venture Partners’ Thomas ...
How AI Powers Actionable Business Insights (Forbes Interview)

How AI Powers Actionable Business Insights (Forbes Interview)

Omega Venture Partners’ Thomas Malone recently sat down for an interview with Forbes.  The following are excerpts from Tom's interview, with examples and insights from his recent book, Superminds: The Surprising Power of People and ...
The Consumerization of Intelligent Software: Key Insights and Drivers

The Consumerization of Intelligent Software: Key Insights and Drivers

Traditionally, selling software to enterprises has called for heavy investments in sales and marketing and long sales cycles.  By contrast, consumerization of software represents a big shift in how software solutions are priced, ...
Intelligent Software: Powering the Rise of Small and Medium Size Businesses

Intelligent Software: Powering the Rise of Small and Medium Size Businesses

Omega Venture Partners’ recent investments in ZenBusiness and Otter.ai reflect our belief that Intelligent Software—Software fueled by data and powered by AI—has a compelling value proposition for SMBs.  Public names such as Shopify ...
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

Omega Venture Partners' Thomas Malone recently authored a report entitled 'Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work', in collaboration with Daniela Rus, Director of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab.  A ...
The Rise of the API Economy

The Rise of the API Economy

The API economy is forever changing how the next generation of Intelligent Software companies go to market.   API-first companies provide businesses with the connective tissue to data and services that enable rapid innovation, create ...
Envisioning the AI-Empowered Future of Healthcare

Envisioning the AI-Empowered Future of Healthcare

Artificial intelligence is here and one of the industries it is most expected to transform is healthcare. Reflecting back upon the myriad private early-growth companies we have analyzed in recent months, we have reviewed numerous ...
The New Intelligent Sales Stack:  How AI / ML is Revolutionizing the Sales Org

The New Intelligent Sales Stack: How AI / ML is Revolutionizing the Sales Org

Digital transformation is accelerating across companies and data has become the number one asset as teams look for competitive advantages, growth avenues, or cost-cutting opportunities. This is permeating throughout organizations and ...