Startup

Startup Lesson: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data

FinTech startup VendorMach provided lessons in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and big data on the Byte campus recently. Topics covered by Chaney Ojinnaka, CEO, and Ivan Kotorov, VP, Enterprise, included:  KYC (Know Your Customer)...

What Tools Are Spreading Usage of the Blockchain?

Perhaps no other development is as well known for its “disruptive” nature than the blockchain, the digital, decentralized ledger behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that has held the spotlight over the past year.  Banks all around the wo...

Getting Personal, Big Data, Machine Learning and Other Themes From Finovate Europe

In early February, Finovate Europe, a sold-out, two-day conference in London brought together more than 1500 on a guest list composed of the “who’s who in FinTech” – VC’s, founders, press and more.  The conference is perhaps only surpa...

Fashion For Programming: Fashion Tech Meets FinTech (A NYC Fashion Week Special)

Byte Academy coding bootcamp and Felix Gray eyewear kicked off a collaboration and demo for campus "Fashion Tech Week" paralleling New York Fashion Week in mid February.  Although Felix Gray is only in soft launch, participating Byte Academy stu...

Inside Bitcoin & Blockchain – A Perspective From the Founder of a Bitcoin Wallet

Bitcoin and blockchain, the digital ledger used for bitcoin, have been headlining news.  Bitcoin, once associated with illicit online transactions, is being recognized by big banks. Just this week State Street, one of the oldest banks in the US, mad...