Maluuba, the Waterloo-based deep learning and artificial intelligence startup that specializes in natural language and teaching machines to think and talk like people, has been acquired by tech behemoth Microsoft, in a deal announced Friday by both parties.
The international vision of Toronto-based company Payment Rails has placed company founders Tim Nixon and Ferhan Patel at the cusp of a new movement: fintech startups who see the opportunity in a worldwide customer base.
Teaching entrepreneurship is not new. It’s probably a lot older than most people would realize. In fact, a ‘recent’ paper (which is now over a decade old) has even argued that “the question of whether entrepreneurship can be taught is obsolete” and that we should be more focused on “What should be taught and how should it be taught?”
There are many exciting events coming up on campus at UWaterloo that we know you’ll want to attend. These events are a great way to meet new people, build skills, and learn about entrepreneurship, and most events include free pizza, so registering before the event ensures you get a slice.