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A Pendulum Shift Recent news coverage of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives suggests that we are in the early stages of a pendulum swing away from such programs.  In 2023, both investors and tech companies significantly reduced ESG funding and programs, and by association, DEI initiatives. Recent public rhetoric is awash with calls that...

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It’s no secret. We’re in the midst of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) boom!   Technical innovations in AI are occurring at a rate we’ve rarely seen. Companies are embracing and rapidly deploying newly developed AI solutions to automate business processes, improve customer experiences, and drive decision-making. Individuals are interacting directly with AI systems in hopes...

The recently released “Political Declaration on Responsible Military Use of Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy” is a sound statement in favor of the use of common sense and good judgment in applying AI to a particularly dangerous military use case. Certainly, no one would argue to the contrary, suggesting that AI be irresponsible, biased, or unmanaged....

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Every good government program manager or acquisition officer knows that every large mission application purchase should be preceded by an analysis of alternatives that includes build vs. buy analysis. Traditionally, this has meant the acquirer had a choice between a purpose-built technology, developed by either in-house or by contract personnel, or a general off-the-shelf commercial...

AI Model Security – How it Can All Go Wrong

One of the root causes of the current meteoric advances in AI has been the free and open disclosure of machine learning (ML) concepts and results through mechanisms such as the arXiv technical paper repository. Another critical but often overlooked driver has been, however, the sharing of machine learning software tools and libraries between AI...

SineWave GP Pat Muoio’s article was featured in CHANCE: Assessing Risk in Cybersecurity: How Sound Data Science Can Raise the Bar Cybersecurity is not currently a data science-driven practice, and the frustratingly slow progress in the development of cybersecurity technology reflects this deficiency. Operators are bombarded with too many false positives. If greater data science...

Pat Enterprise Ready

To continue the theme of putting yourself in the customer’s shoes when pursuing enterprise sales, it is useful to consider some (perhaps unexpressed) expectations typical of enterprise buyers that may not be typical of entrepreneurial design practices. To effectively sell a platform as “enterprise ready” startups must understand and address these expectations. Attempts to address...

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Many startups struggle to establish a viable enterprise sales motion. They have built a brilliant technical platform or tool set and they are eager to sell the brilliance of their solution to enterprise customers.  They design excellent pitches describing their technology and why it is special. They speak of its capabilities, all the things it...

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The largest enterprise customer in the world – Washington, DC – continues to evade the Valley, and it’s the Valley’s fault! The public sector is perhaps the most significant buyer of new commercial technology out there, with purchasing power unrivaled by any private entity. Landing the government as a customer provides a significant competitive advantage...

On Friday, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets policy for the United States Department of Defense (DOD) for the upcoming year. At SineWave, we are paying close attention to this legislation because the NDAA traditionally includes provisions intended to advance the Pentagon’s adoption of advanced tech. This often opens doors...

SineWave Raises More Than $160 Million to Transform the Enterprise Tech Market

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — SineWave Ventures, a Silicon Valley and Washington DC-based venture capital firm, announced the close of a $160.3 million Fund III raise. The SineWave fund is oversubscribed by 30 percent, countering national narratives of a challenging venture capital climate. In its announcement in Washington, SineWave noted that it has already returned its limited partners a remarkable seven...

SineWave was featured in FINSMES: “SineWave Ventures Raises More Than $160M For Fund III” SineWave Ventures, a Washington DC-based venture capital firm, closed Fund III, at a $160.3m. SineWave’s concentrated portfolio focuses on enterprise technologies that advance both commercial and public sector customer requirements, enhance data analytics and cybersecurity, encourage collaborative data science, and enable...

SineWave Portfolio Company Paperspace Acquired by Digital Ocean

We are thrilled by Digital Ocean’s acquisition of SineWave Ventures portfolio company, Paperspace. In many ways, this deal is a match made in heaven.  We chose to invest in Paperspace because of their commitment to building a software MLOps platform to abstract away the complexities of the cloud GPU hardware platform and make it easily...

SineWave was featured in Venture Capital Journal: “‘Refocus on the outcomes we’re looking to drive from diversity,’ urges SineWave’s Yanev Suissa” by David Bogoslaw The growing focus in the alternative investments industry on diversity, equity and inclusion has slowly begun to give women, minorities and other underrepresented groups more access to capital and opportunities to...

MWC’23 – A Return to (Troubled) Normality

MWC’23 – A Return to (Troubled) Normality In Dickensian fashion, the cellular communications industry – which lies at the heart of this week’s Mobile World Congress (MWC’23) trade show in Barcelona – is experiencing both the best and the worst of times. The GSM Association (GSMA), which operates the show, claimed almost 90,000 attendees during...

GP Pat Muoio sits down with Cybersecurity Unplugged to discuss a variety of cybersecurity topics

Pat Muoio joined Cybersecurity Unplugged to discuss: SineWave’s thesis on cybersecurity; Why companies should think about cyber resilience, not just cybersecurity; Software vulnerabilities and our future outlook – are we doomed? Ransomware and its surrounding drama; The evolution of the CISO; The connection between venture capital, cybersecurity and the government. Click Here to Listen: Are...

GP Yanev Suissa Discusses How SineWave Helps Startups Access the Public Sector Vertical on Finding PROOF Podcast

Yanev Suissa joined the Finding PROOF podcast to discuss how SineWave connects enterprise tech entrepreneurs to the public sector. SineWave invests in enterprise tech companies that have gained commercial traction and serves as a strategic partner to help unlock the valuable public sector vertical. He stressed that commercial and public sector sales can complement one...

The Soul of AI Machines (or Lack Thereof)

There is lots of buzz recently about the soul of AI machines. Yet while this discussion elucidates the cleverness of AI applications, it ignores one key aspect of thought: intentionality.  The soulful person’s thought is intentional.  There is some driving impetus behind it, a problem to be solved, an observation that worth exploring, an emotion...

Shabodi Named Innovator and Emerging Vendor in Private 5G Deployment by IDC

Shabodi is pleased to be included in the IDC’s latest manufacturing insights report on “5G Trends and Applications in Asia/Pacific Manufacturing” as an Innovator and emerging vendor in the private 5G deployment area for industry 4.0 along with other vendors such as such as Ericsson, ZTE corporation, Nokia and Celona. This IDC report presents 5G technology trends,...

Why SineWave Invested in Selector

Multi-cloud is a buzzword in the networking space today because we now understand that public, private and hybrid clouds must coexist to meet the needs of the modern enterprise. However, multi-cloud infrastructures and managed services have given rise to operational blind spots and resulting outages – disruptions that result in broken workflows as network engineers...

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