"There are examples of this happening but people are not paying attention. This Rise of the Rest, I know there's some skepticism...I'm quite confident, that over the coming years...this Rise of the Rest phenomena will take off. I would just urge you to pay attention, because I think it's going to create some of the great investment opportunities around, and most people are not. Most people are just looking in the rear view mirror and doing more of what they've done in the past." ~ Steve Case, referring to the middle of the country for VC investment.
“…AI is global. 83 percent of 2017 AI papers on Scopus originate outside the U.S. 28 percent of these papers originate in Europe — the largest percentage of any region. University course enrollment in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is increasing all over the world, most notably at Tsinghua in China, whose combined AI + ML 2017 course enrollment was 16x larger than it was in 2010.
AI Capital's own Neville Teagarden is quoted in this article from Tractica's blog, saying that, "For companies seeking funding, being involved in a program like Inception is a plus. The ability to get technical support alone shows the founders are serious about bringing a solution to market faster.”