Venture Cafe

1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142

Cambridge, MA, US, 02142

21+. Join to:

  • Meet, network with and learn from experts in Robotics, AI and Machine Learning

  • Ask the experts your questions

  • Enjoy refreshments, beer, wine and more

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Program for our session at 4:15 pm:

Talk 1: Streamlining Data Preparation for Machine Learning and visual use cases from CapeStart projects

Gaugarin Oliver is a highly-accomplished Entrepreneur, CEO, Angel Investor and Mentor

Presenter: Gaugarin Oliver – CEO & Founder, CapeStart

Gaugarin Oliver is a highly-accomplished Entrepreneur, CEO, Angel Investor and Mentor. He has launched and led sales for 4 startup companies and 2 new business initiatives, including founding and selling MyMediaInfo to Thomson Reuters. Gaugarin was a key player in a $390 million M&A transaction between two large corporations (NASDAQ and Thomson Reuters). His areas of expertise include natural language processing, speech recognition, marketing databases, business intelligence, wireless, call center and enterprise applications. He has experience doing business in the Asia-Pac, Latin America, European and North American markets.

Talk 2: Intro to Natural language processing (NLP) for e-Retail

Hear how an e-retailer used first an affinity matrix, then NLP, to accurately categorize product preferences and recommend similar items. From Louis Vuitton to Kate Spade, fashion products have fascinating correlations. This is a can’t-miss event for fashionistas and data scientists alike.

Charis Loveland - Co-Founder, ML Assist and Product Manager, Mozilla

Presenter: Charis Loveland – Co-Founder, ML Assist

Charis Loveland has a decade and a half of experience in artificial intelligence, big data, new product introduction, file and hardware storage, and software development. She works as a product manager at Mozilla, co-founded a start-up in the machine learning space, works as an instructor of several business courses at General Assembly, and leads online courses about data science at MIT and Columbia. Charis serves as a coding instructor, mentor, and advocate for early STEM education and volunteers for several nonprofits that help promote greater diversity in the technology industry.

Talk 3: How AI Investing Technology Is The Future of Wall Street

Understand how billionaires are utilizing AI technology when investing and why everyone will be using it in the future. Randy’s passion for technology and investing has brought him to be the Co-founder and CEO of iFlip Investor, an innovative Fintech company that is disrupting Wall Street with AI. This technology has been developed over the last 20+ years at institutional banks such as Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Brevan Howard and Bank of America.

Randy Tate, CEO & Co-founder at FLIP Investor, Inc

Presenter: Randy Tate, CEO & Co-founder at iFlip

Randy spent his earlier years as a successful collegiate athlete and then self-made entrepreneur.  He grew an athletic apparel company to over $5M+ in revenue, then sold it to a publicly traded sporting conglomerate, Sports Chalet. For the last 10+ years he has trained thousands of employees and business owners on how to market effectively, grow sales and build sustainable growth in their companies. His passion for technology led him to one of the fastest growing software companies called Infusionsoft, which peaked with over 150,000 software users.  As the VP of Business Training for customers, he developed and oversaw the expansion of the Elite Business Education curriculum program. Since then he has led as the co-founder and CEO of iFlip, SAAS Financial Technology Company.  His passion is to empower all individuals to grow their wealth for the future through the use of AI investing technology.

Brought to you by: - Enterprise-Class Software Development and Data Preparation Services

CapeStart – Enterprise-Class Software Development and Data Preparation Services. CapeStart offers early-stage companies the best value for robust software development services, as well as data preparation services, for machine learning and AI. Our 275+ experts in design, development, testing, DevOps and product support, have delivered and maintained over 125 projects for clients. We specialize in building scalable web and mobile applications, machine learning solutions, ecommerce websites, search engine optimization and online payments. CapeStart is offering $5,000 in free services to qualifying new clients and will accept partial payment in equity from startups, on a case-by-case basis. To learn more, contact CapeStart BDR, Chris Requena, at: Chris “at”

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BooksTime - Hassle-Free Bookkeeping For Small Businesses And Nonprofits.

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Full Agenda:

3:00 – Networking and Office Hours with beer, wine, soda, snacks & more

4:15 – BNT & Boston AI Network: Innovative Use Cases For Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning in Havana meeting room (5th floor)

5:00 – Roundtable Talk

5:30 – Keynote: Innovations In Robotics And Ai: Key Factors To Successful Projects

5:30 – Panel: Robotics And Ai: Strategies For Accelerating Research And Development

5:30 – Info/Demo Tables

6:45 – Shark Tank

All sessions will be held in the Havana meeting room.

Learn more about Venture Cafe’s Robotics & AI Connect Conference.

Directions & Parking:

CIC is located is near Kendall Square at: 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Google map).

Public Transportation:

CIC is only 2 blocks from the MBTA Red Line Kendall/MIT station.


We recommend parking at Pilgrim Parking’s Kendall Square South Garage, located at 350 Kendall Street, Cambridge, 02142 (Google Map). $10 after 4 pm or $28 if you arrive earlier.

Upon Arrival:

Show photo identification at the security desk in the lobby and tak an elevator to the 5th floor. Check in at our table to pick up your name tag. All sessions will be held in the Havana meeting room.

Attendance Terms:

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