A Bias Towards Action
The Founder Roundup Ep. 28
A Bias Towards Action
Planning is useful, but cannot be a substitute for taking the first step. The most successful entrepreneurs have a bias towards action: they act, learn, and iterate in a never-ending cycle.
“The initial grind in running a startup is hard, but hard work does pay off. If you ever find yourself on the verge of giving up, just remember why you started your business in the first place. When you remember that one reason, you get the motivation to push harder until you succeed.”
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Leif Andreas Rudlang and Gina HusebØ, Founders of Emberly
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Jake Schuster, Founder of Gemini Sports Analytics
Moneyball in a box? Jake Schuster of Gemini Sports is make it easier for sports executives to make data-driven decisions.
With years of experience in the professional sports industry (from College, Pro, and Olympic teams), the Gemini Sports Analytics team adds the necessary subject-matter expertise to machine learning.
Gemini is an automated, cloud-based machine learning platform for sports analytics. The platform allows teams to get the right answers, and make the right decisions, faster.
Gemini Sports Analytics builds upon the capabilities of best-in-class enterprise data SaaS platforms to:
1. Focus on the functionalities that sports executives want
2. Strip away the complexities that they’d rather avoid
The interface is designed specifically to help teams answer their most pressing questions, such as:
"How much is X player projected to sell for?"
"What tactics are best against tonight's opponent?"
"How are players predicted to translate between leagues?"
As Jake said in our interview: "This first wave of sports analytics has pitted humans vs machines. It’s time for those two to work together better. AI is here to change the world and those who truly adopt new tech into their workflows will have a major competitive advantage.”
Check out Gemini Sports’ website to learn more.
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