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Woke Google Maps, how Wells Fargo is losing money on fintech, and the global AI race | E1967 This Week in Startups

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Alex Wilhelm joins Jason to discuss woke Google Maps (1:57), Bilt & Wells Fargo dynamics (16:20), AI progress in China and Japan (32:00), and more!

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(1:57) Woke Google Maps

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(32:00) AI progress in China and Japan

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(45:09) Defining AGI and its implications

(49:06) McDonald's AI ordering systems and their challenges

(1:04:37) Audience question on EU's AI Act and its impact on startups

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*

Todays show:

Alex Wilhelm joins Jason to discuss woke Google Maps (1:57), Bilt & Wells Fargo dynamics (16:20), AI progress in China and Japan (32:00), and more!

*

Timestamps:

(0:00) Jason and Alex kick off the show

(1:57) Woke Google Maps

(9:44) Squarespace - Use offer code TWIST to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain at http://www.Squarespace.com/TWIST

(16:20) Bilt and Wells Fargo fintech dynamics

(17:00) CNBC interview with Bilt founder Ankur Jain

(25:50) LinkedIn Ads - Get a $100 LinkedIn ad credit at http://www.linkedin.com/thisweekinstartups

(32:00) AI progress in China and Japan

(39:41 ) Mercury - Join 200K startups who use Mercury to operate at their best at http://www.mercury.com

(45:09) Defining AGI and its implications

(49:06) McDonald's AI ordering systems and their challenges

(1:04:37) Audience question on EU's AI Act and its impact on startups

*

Subscribe to the TWiST newsletter: https://www.ticker.thisweekinstartups.com

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Subscribe to This Week in Startups on Apple: https://rb.gy/v19fcp

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Mentioned on the show:

https://www.ft.com/content/357f3c68-b866-4c2e-b678-0d075051a260

https://www.theinformation.com/articles/openais-japanese-rival-gets-1-billion-valuation-from-silicon-valley-investors

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Follow Alex:

X: https://x.com/alex

LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexwilhelm/

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasoncalacanis

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Thank you to our partners:

(9:44) Squarespace - Use offer code TWIST to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain at http://www.Squarespace.com/TWIST

(25:50) LinkedIn Ads - Get a $100 LinkedIn ad credit at http://www.linkedin.com/thisweekinstartups

(39:41 ) Mercury - Join 200K startups who use Mercury to operate at their best at http://www.mercury.com

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Great 2023 interviews: Steve Huffman, Brian Chesky, Aaron Levie, Sophia Amoruso, Reid Hoffman, Frank Slootman, Billy McFarland

*

Check out Jason’s suite of newsletters: https://substack.com/@calacanis

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