It seems that in nature, self-organised systems have become highly effective and adaptive - think of bees or ants foraging for food, termites building large air-conditioned towers, or a 'murmuration' of starlings swirling through the sky in unison. SWARM engineering, the latest company launched by Frost Data Capital, is applying many...
Pinscriptive, which leverages big-data analytics to identify the most clinically-effective specialty medications at an optimal cost for individual patients and patient sub-populations, has partnered with T-Systems, the corporate customers arm of Deutsche Telekom and one of the world's...
DST (NYSE: DST), a leading global technology, strategic advisory, and operations outsourcing company and Frost Data Capital (“Frost”), a combined incubator and venture capital firm, today announced a strategic alliance to accelerate innovation and advance big data analysis for healthcare businesses.
Maana today announced the newest capabilities of the Maana Knowledge Platform. These advancements help Fortune 500 companies increase profitability by accelerating knowledge discovery for asset and process optimization.
Greenwave Systems, the global Internet of Things (IoT) software and managed services leader, announced today that it has acquired Predixion Software, a leading developer of real-time visual edge analytics software for the Internet of Things, for an undisclosed amount.
Exara have been working with Petroflow, an Oklahoma based oil & gas exploration and production company that specialize in locating untapped reserves in older oil fields. Petroflow wanted to gather, store, and process data from sophisticated machine assets in remote and harsh real-world sites, to help reduce maintenance costs and deliver optimal performance in demanding conditions. The Exara Chronicle solution utilised the Dell Edge Gateway 5100, and Dell have recently published the results of the project as a case study, along with comments by Exara's Brian Murphy (CEO) and Eric Kraemer (CTO). You can download the PDF from Dell's website here.
NarrativeWave (www.narrativewave.com) announced today an additional $1.25M in Seed funding, bringing their total capital raised to $3.2M. NarrativeWave provides Situational Intelligence for the Industrial Internet, delivering concise business insights that impact real-time operational decisions and increases the profitability of service contracts on large scale industrial assets.
The 2016 Orange County Business Journal's Innovator of the Year Awards will be on 22 September in Irvine. The Awards honor, recognize and celebrate individuals and their organizations who are creating game-changing products and services, and demonstrate brilliance and leadership in innovation. Stuart Frost, a winner at last year's awards, will present the Keynote.
Microsemi, the leading provider of semiconductor solutions, has announced its collaboration with Veracity Security Intelligence, an innovator in network security delivering an enterprise class security platform for operational technology (OT) networks.
ThinkIQ were delighted to be included in the coalition that won the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute competition, as announced today by President Obama. The Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, brings over $140 million in public-private investment from leading universities and manufacturers to develop smart sensors for use in advanced manufacturing. The winning coalition's goal is to spur advances in smart sensors and digital process controls that can radically improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.
When a business collects figures on transactions, practices, and profits, it is amassing a store of information that may not, on the surface, seem to give much immediate insight. With modern analytics technology, however, the power to analyze this data can give you the tools to make huge improvements. In a recent blog post, Matt Oberdorfer - CTO at Frost Data Capital - explores how executives can gain super powers through the use of the latest technology.
Connected solutions deployed in buildings represent one of the most meaningful opportunities in the IoT realm. In fact, according to Machina Research, use cases revolving around building automation, security and smart metering will account for nearly 6.8 billion connected devices by 2020 – or more than a third of total all machine-based connections.
Mark McNally, CEO of UBIX, recently announced that his company had come out of stealth. That may seem strange, since UBIX have been around for three years, but as Mark explains in his fascinating blog post, they have been building a strong business in the background, working with industry leaders in analytics and AI, machine-learning and big data, gaining customers and proving out technology that they are now ready to unleash - something truly disruptive for automating the 'insight economy'.
Maana, the advanced analytics platform that operationalizes big data insights into line-of-business applications, today announced it was named a “Cool Vendor” in the “Cool Vendor in IoT Analytics, 2016” report by Gartner, Inc.
New Research by the Industrial Internet Consortium Suggests a New Breed of Venture Industrialists Are Reinventing Investment Models
Over the course of six months, the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) interviewed Stuart Frost among other executives from Venture Capital companies and from investment departments within corporations. Their input on existing investment models and the need to adapt them to support the new wave of investments in IoT and the Industrial Internet is captured in the below white paper.
Exara's CEO, Brian Murphy, talked with Lynne Fosse of CEOCFO Magazine about Industrial Asset Optimisation, and the unique approach Exara takes to solving the growing challenge of the industrial edge. You can read the article here.
Defining Frost Data Capital isn’t easy, says Stuart Frost, a serial entrepreneur who founded the San Juan Capistrano-based company to invest in startups focused on “big data.”
“We’re not a ‘VC, “‘ said Frost, who serves as managing partner and chief executive, declining to identify his operation as a venture capital firm. “We can say ‘ incubator,’ but that’s also not exactly what we do. We’ve started to describe ourselves as venture builders.
About 415 people celebrated innovation and the people who create it at the Business Journal’s inaugural Innovator of the Year awards today at the Hotel Irvine.
Keynote speaker and Vizio Inc. founder William Wang told tales of two of his early entrepreneurship efforts—one that launched his career as a technology innovator and one that brought him back to earth.
Sentrian, the Remote Patient Intelligence™ company aspiring to eliminate all preventable hospitalization, recently received confirmation from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that its Remote Patient Intelligence (RPI) solution meets the definition of a "medical device" for which the FDA intends to exercise "Enforcement Discretion."
On July 15, 2015, Symantec and Frost Data Capital announced a partnership to fuel innovation in security analytics, big data and Internet of Things (IoT) security. The combination will create and seed early-stage startups with funding, resources and expertise. Symantec has faced significant challenges in recent years. Threats that defeat legacy defenses continue to make headlines, and Symantec has had a series of internal reorganizations to reshape its business and strategy.
After years of serving as a punching bag for startups claiming that innovation at one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent cybersecurity companies has stopped, Symantec Corp. is taking on its critics.
The cybersecurity company has launched a partnership with a data analytics incubator, Frost Data Capital, to create and seed cybersecurity startups as a way to solve some of the biggest security challenges for Symantec’s customers,...
Symantec and Frost Data Capital today announced a partnership to fuel innovation in cyber security analytics, big data and Internet of Things (IoT) security. Symantec and Frost Data Capital will create and seed early-stage startups with funding, resources and expertise. These startup companies will receive access to Frost Data Capital’s data analytics ecosystem and deep knowledge and will have the opportunity to collaborate with Symantec to solve the most complex challenges shaping tomorrow’s threat landscape.
In this special guest feature, Jack Kreindler of Sentrian discusses how remote patient intelligence (RPI) uses sophisticated machine intelligence to emulate the same decision process and pattern recognition in a doctor’s head – only faster, and on a larger scale...
Maana, a pioneer in search engine technology for big-data-fueled solutions, came out of stealth today with its new search and discovery platform. In use at some of the world’s largest corporations, Maana drives significant improvements in productivity, efficiency, safety, and security in the operations of core enterprise assets. The company is funded by Chevron Technology Ventures, ConocoPhillips Technology Ventures, Frost Data Capital, GE Ventures, and Intel Capital.
Last week I stepped off a lovely shiny Boeing 777 from LA and I now find myself caught up in the bloody awful tragedy that is Nepal. Some of you will know that many of my colleagues and friends have lost close ones or even their own lives in the mountains of Nepal. I did not know until now the extraordinary scale of the disaster from the earthquake.