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Serial Entrepreneur And Mega-VC Joe Lonsdale On Big Data’s Big Opportunities

Joe Lonsdale, is the co-founder of Formation 8, a top new Silicon Valley venture capital firm, which succeeded in raising one of the largest funds in the Valley in the last decade. Lonsdale, now 31, got his start studying computer engineering at Stanford University and interning at PayPal.After graduation he joined Clarium Capital, the investment

Building An Early Warning System For The Global Economy

Just as Sibos delegates gathered in Vienna in September 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, sending shockwaves through the global financial system. “There’s no point refining our existing risk models,” Till Guldimann, then Senior Vice President of Strategy at Sungard Capital Corporation, told fellow attendees as they questioned how the world’s biggest institutions failed to