### Degrees of Freedom

In a statistical computation, the degrees of freedom (commonly abbreviated as “d.f.” or “df“) indicate how many values in the calculation have the flexibility to fluctuate. It refers to the ability for values, or variables, to change. To put it another way, a lesser degree.....

### Embedded Finance will Help Fill the Life Insurance Coverage Gap

An estimated 41 million Americans say they need life insurance but have not yet been able to buy their coverage. Despite this awareness among consumers, the Life Insurance Marketing and Research Association estimates a coverage gap of about \$12 trillion, with about 50% of millennials planning to .....

### Two Way ANOVA

The two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), often known as Two Way ANOVA, is a statistical test that is used to compare the means of multiple groups. It’s a variant of the one-way ANOVA that looks at the impact of two categorical independent variables on a single continuous dependent variable.....

### Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

The analysis of variance (ANOVA) is a statistical technique for determining if the means of two or more groups differ significantly. An ANOVA test is used to determine whether or not the results of a survey or experiment are significant. It is an investigation apparatus utilized in insights that .....

### Expect an even hotter AI venture capital market in the wake of the Microsoft-Nuance deal

Huge purchases from Microsoft’s health technology AI Company Nuance led the technology news cycle this week \$19.7. The billion-dollar deal is Microsoft is second largest by far, having lost to LinkedIn a few years ago. For AI space, the sale is a coup. Nuance was already a government .....

### Business continuity planning is a necessity for your fund and portfolio

Shy a year ago I emailed our global fund-managing partners and our direct portfolio CEOs with the headline “Only Decisive Survivors”. At the time, many outside of China were not worried about the covid-19. However, I was intensive. Listening to stories from friends of fund managers, including.....

### Microsoft is acquiring Nuance Communications for \$19.7B

Microsoft today agreed to acquire the top nuance of speech in \$19.7 billion in text software. Bloomberg broke the story over the weekend that talks were underway between the two agencies. In a post announcing the deal, the company said it was looking to increase its presence in healthcare vertica.....

### Who knew high-tech farming of high-priced Japanese strawberries could be worth \$50 million to investors?

With prices ranging from \$15 to \$50, strawberries produced by vertical farming start Oishii simply cannot found in any grocery store. Instead, the nearly five-year-old startup called its co-founder Hiroki Koga Tesla Method and targeted the highest end of the New York City market – the place.....

### Snyk raises \$300 million at a \$4.7 billion valuation as employees cash in and the security company beefs up

Snake, the developer of application security technology, is now raising \$4.7 billion after raising new funds and secondary sales, totaling \$300 million. In all, investors have poured \$470 million into the company since the new investment, led by Accel and Tiger Global, Additions, Boldstart&n.....

### How Pariti is connecting founders with capital, resources and talent in emerging markets

According to the startup genome, Beijing, London, Silicon Valley, Stockholm and Tel Aviv are some of the best startup ecosystems in the world. Uses elements such as performance, capital, market reach, connectivity, talent and knowledge to generate data and research firm’s rankings. Starting eco.....