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A fish harvest that’s more sustainable—and tastier, too

Shinkei Systems, has developed a robotics-based system to automate a Japanese style of fish harvest, known as ikejime. While many fish that eventually make it to our plates die by suffocating on ship decks, ikejime involves using a knife to cut the fish’s hindbrain, killing it instantly. Read More

Wharton AI for Business Identifies and Funds Promising AI-Related Startups

As part of the Venture Lab Startup Challenge, Wharton AI for Business helps to identify and fund promising AI-related startups. This year, a panel of six judges – ranging from esteemed AI faculty to industry experts – received pitches from a competitive field of student entrepreneurs at The University of Pennsylvania. Read More

Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe Joins Wharton AI for Business as Faculty Co-Lead

Wharton’s AI for Business welcomes Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe, Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions at the Wharton School, as the newest member of its senior leadership. Working alongside Faculty Co-Lead Kartik Hosanagar, John C. Hower Professor of Technology and Digital Business and a Professor of Marketing, Professor Tambe will guide AIB in its mission ...Read More

AI for Business Invests in Wharton Startup, Félix


Technology is a critical component of Félix, a chat-based platform for sending money from the United States to Mexico that will launch later this year. However, founders Bernardo Garcia and Manuel Godoy believe trust in the product is just as essential. Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Sifting the Facts

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Artificial intelligence continues to attract strong interest from investors and entrepreneurs alike, even during the global pandemic. But where is the sector headed? Which recent developments have been most overhyped or underplayed? In this AI Roundtable, Coller Venture Review speaks with IBM’s Aya Soffer and Wharton’s Kartik Hosanagar to do a reality check. Read More

Artificial Intelligence’s Implications for Business and Society

Kartik Hosanagar discusses how Artificial Intelligence is permeating our society and everyday life, influencing what we do whether we realize it or not. Kartik Hosanagar is an expert in the field of applied AI, combining research from his academic roles as professor at Wharton and the faculty director of Wharton’s AI for Business with an ...Read More

How the Pandemic Has Fast-Tracked AI’s Impact

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Rajen Sheth, VP, Google Cloud AI and Industry Solutions at Google, joins Dan Loney on Wharton Business Daily to discuss how the pandemic has fast-tracked AI’s impact on a range of sectors including supply chains, healthcare, retail and small business. Read More

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