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Raid The Fridge: Data Science & Startups

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18:30 - 23:00

Kickstart Investment/Workspace

55 Paseo de Roxas, Makati City, Philippines

James Gonzales Israel James Casidsid Fernando Robledo Simon Gregory Jade Malangyaon Aquino Andrew Lee Jean Talal Gino Caparas Miguel Rianzares Artie Lopez Krissa Magdaluyo Jinesh Shah Jonathan Edwards J. Olabre Keizha Valencia Mar Ahmad Rocky Chan + 289 more participants
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Data. It’s not how much you collect but what you do with it.

Have you ever asked yourself:
- How can a non-data expert sift through massive data without getting overwhelmed in the process?
- How can a non-data expert leverage existing data to dig up the unknowns and the unknowables, especially for business development?
- When is data most usable so that organisations like startups (running on limited time and resources) can build and ship products at a time when people need it the most and are willing to pay for a problem to go away?

So come to our August Raid The Fridge and meet Reina Reyes: a data scientist and astrophysicist. She will help sharpen our understanding of data science by deconstructing it three-ways: (i) its benefits; (ii) the business environment needed for data science to work; and (iii) some general hacks on data science for non-experts.

REMEMBER THE DATE: August 18th --- we're re-stocking the fridge, do come over and help us empty it! And say hello to Reina, swap updates with old friends, and make some new friends (over a drink or two)!

Best,
The Kickstart Team


About the Speaker
Reina Reyes is a data scientist currently working with Deal Grocer, an e-commerce startup, and Z-Lift Solutions, an analytics consulting firm. She is also a teacher, writer, and public speaker. She obtained her Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Princeton University and was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago before returning to the Philippines in 2014 and transitioning into data science. Find out more about her at www.reinareyes.com.

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