996 Podcast by GGV Capital

996 Podcast by GGV Capital

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Andrew Ng on China’s Ambitions in Artificial Intelligence

Jan 16, 2018

GGV Capital’s Hans Tung and Zara Zhang interview Andrew Ng, one of the world’s leading experts on artificial intelligence and deep learning, who was the chief scientist at Baidu from 2014 to 2017. Andrew is also the co-founder of Coursera and the Google Brain deep learning project. In this episode, Andrew discusses how the startup ecosystem in China compares with that of the U.S., his work at Baidu, and what he is most excited about in the field of artificial intelligence.

Update: We recorded this episode in late 2017. As of January 2018, Andrew has announced his new project, Landing.ai, which will help bring AI to the manufacturing industry. Landing.ai’s first strategic partner is Foxconn, a Chinese manufacturing giant that builds iPhones, among many other products.

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The 996 Podcast is brought to you by GGV Capital, a multi-stage venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley, Shanghai, and Beijing. We have been partnering with leading technology entrepreneurs for the past 18 years from seed to pre-IPO. With $3.8 billion in capital under management across eight funds, GGV invests in globally minded entrepreneurs in consumer internet, e-commerce, frontier tech, and enterprise. GGV has invested in over 280 companies, with 30 companies valued at over $1 billion. Portfolio companies include Airbnb, Alibaba, Bytedance (Toutiao), Ctrip, Didi Chuxing, DOMO, Hashicorp, Hellobike, Houzz, Keep, Musical.ly, Slack, Square, Wish, Xiaohongshu, YY, and others. Find out more at ggvc.com.

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