AI in Action E33: Martin Loetzsch & Andreas Helbig, Project A Ventures


Welcome to episode 33 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and in Europe.

Today's guests are Chief Data Officer Martin Loetzsch and Investment Manager Andreas Helbig from Berlin-based Venture capital firm Project A Ventures. They are the operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise.

The firm makes use of their €260m in assets under its management to back early-stage companies in the digital technology space. With its unique organizational structure featuring 100 operational experts, Project A offers its portfolio companies hands-on support in the areas of Software Engineering, Digital Marketing, Design, Communications, Business Intelligence, Sales and Recruiting. 

In the episode, Martin and Andreas will tell you about:

The work they do at Project A Ventures 

Deciding who are worth investing in 

How they gain access to AI startups 

Discovering who are truly AI-based organisations  

Challenges in working with AI startups 

What they look for in AI & Data Science companies 

If you are interested in hearing more about Project A ventures, check out the website and give them a follow on Twitter @ProjectAcom. You can also connect with Martin and Andreas on Linkedin.

What did you make of Martin and Andreas' podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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