37 episodes

On Unsupervised Learning, Redpoint Partners Jacob Effron, Patrick Chase, Jordan Segall and Erica Brescia explore the rapidly developing AI landscape and what it means for businesses and the world. With Redpoint’s history investing in companies such as Snowflake, Twilio, Stripe, Descript and hosts who have each been in both the builder and investor seat, subscribe now to make sure you don’t miss any of it.

Unsupervised Learning by Redpoint Ventures

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

On Unsupervised Learning, Redpoint Partners Jacob Effron, Patrick Chase, Jordan Segall and Erica Brescia explore the rapidly developing AI landscape and what it means for businesses and the world. With Redpoint’s history investing in companies such as Snowflake, Twilio, Stripe, Descript and hosts who have each been in both the builder and investor seat, subscribe now to make sure you don’t miss any of it.

    Ep 34: Eric Ries and Jeremy Howard (Answer.ai) on the Biggest Mistakes AI Founders are Making and Building the Bell Labs of AI

    Ep 34: Eric Ries and Jeremy Howard (Answer.ai) on the Biggest Mistakes AI Founders are Making and Building the Bell Labs of AI

    In this week’s episode of Unsupervised Learning, we delve into the forefront of AI innovation with Eric Ries and Jeremy Howard. Eric Ries, renowned for pioneering the Lean Startup movement, has consistently influenced modern entrepreneurial strategies with his emphasis on agile, sustainable growth through innovation. Jeremy Howard is known for his contributions to deep learning and data science, co-founding the fast.ai educational initiative that democratizes access to cutting-edge AI learning.

    • 1 hr
    Bonus Episode: Sam Altman (CEO, OpenAI) Talks GPT-4o and Predicts the Future of AI

    Bonus Episode: Sam Altman (CEO, OpenAI) Talks GPT-4o and Predicts the Future of AI

    In this cross-over episode, Sam Altman sat down with Logan Bartlett (Investor, Redpoint) on the day of the ChatGPT-4o announcement to share behind-the-scenes details of the launch and offer his predictions for the future of AI. If you've already listened to the episode, check out Pat and Jacob's debrief at the end of the episode!


    Altman delves into OpenAI’s vision, discusses the timeline for achieving AGI, and explores the societal impact of humanoid robots. He also expresses his excitement and concerns about AI personal assistants, highlights the biggest opportunities and risks in the AI landscape today, and much more.

    • 53 min
    Ep 33: CTO and Co-Founder of Sourcegraph on Current Landscape and Future of Software Development, How to Make RAG Better, and Building Towards the Agentic Future

    Ep 33: CTO and Co-Founder of Sourcegraph on Current Landscape and Future of Software Development, How to Make RAG Better, and Building Towards the Agentic Future

    On this week’s Unsupervised Learning, Pat and I sat down with CTO and Co-Founder of Sourcegraph, Beyang Liu. Sourcegraph is a leader in the AI coding space, and recently launched AI coding assistant, Cody. Beyang shared with us his view on the current landscape of AI coding and the future of coding and software development. He also shared how Sourcegraph has tried to make RAG better, and their model eval approaches.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Ep 32: CEO and Founder of Pinecone Edo Liberty on Pioneering Vector Databases, Barriers to Productionalizing Models and Why What’s Happening with GPUs is Not Sustainable

    Ep 32: CEO and Founder of Pinecone Edo Liberty on Pioneering Vector Databases, Barriers to Productionalizing Models and Why What’s Happening with GPUs is Not Sustainable

    Pinecone has raised over $130 million and was most recently valued at $750 million. On this week’s Unsupervised Learning, we sat down with CEO and Founder of Pinecone, Edo Liberty. Pinecone is arguably one of the most important elements in today's modern datastack. Edo shared with us the most common use cases of Pinecone, the evolving landscape of vector databases, challenges in building vector databases, the "painful" launch of serverless model, and what people get wrong the most about Pinecone.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep 31: CEO and Co-Founder of Mistral Arthur Mensch on the Next Frontiers for LLMs, Why Open Source Will Prevail and AI Safety

    Ep 31: CEO and Co-Founder of Mistral Arthur Mensch on the Next Frontiers for LLMs, Why Open Source Will Prevail and AI Safety

    Mistral AI is often seen as the startup challenging OpenAI and incumbents developing LLMs. On this week’s episode of Unsupervised Learning, we sat down with CEO and Co-Founder at Mistral AI, Arthur Mensch. Arthur shared with us his view on why open-source will prevail, how Mistral gets LLMs into the hands of enterprises, the build vs. partnership decisions, the competitive landscape and future of LLMs, and how he’d regulate AI safety.

    • 39 min
    Ep 30: Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra on the Future of Email with AI and the Role Agents Will Play

    Ep 30: Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra on the Future of Email with AI and the Role Agents Will Play

    Superhuman recently launched AI-powered Summarize and Instant Reply features, and has since processed 4 billion emails. On this week’s episode of Unsupervised Learning, we sat down with CEO and Founder at Superhuman, Rahul Vohra. Rahul shared with us what email will look like in the future, the internal product design decisions in building Summarize and Instant Reply, why he’s bullish on the agentic future, and why and how startups should go after incumbents.

    • 1 hr 11 min

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Thank you Redpoint for doing the hard work of keeping up with AI!

Amazing way to keep up with AI’s rapidly evolving impact on all sorts of industries! Unsupervised learning, indeed.

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