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HVF launches Resolve 2018.02.27

Resolve launches from HVF with automated net payment terms. Congratulations to an amazing founding team, Chris Tsai, Brian Nguyen, Eric Ingram, and Erol Cultu.

Visit to MIT and Harvard 2018.01.30

Ben Jun is speaking at MIT on Feb 2nd and some of the HVF team will be there for a few days—if you want to meet please let us know: info@hvflabs.com

HVF Welcomes Zach Bruhnke 2018.01.07

We’re pleased to have Zach Bruhnke join HVF Labs as an entrepreneur-in-residence. Zach is leading our explorations into renter's products and retail banking.

Zach has been starting projects since high school, and sold his first business while at college. Zach is the former co-founder and CEO of Spout Finance (API for bank and bill pay services) and CTO of Cyndx Cyndx.com.

With HVF Labs, Zach will be spending his time vetting, evaluating, and developing a few ideas inspired by his interests in banking and insurance.

HVF Launches Franchise 2017.09.29

Kevin Kwok and Guillermo Webster launched Franchise, an open source notebook for SQL.

SQL without the ceremony, Franchise is about telling a story with each query and making it easy for them to build off each other -- combining exploration and analysis.

Try it out and contact the team at sql@hvflabs.com.

HVF Welcomes Bobby Touran 2017.08.01

We’re pleased to have Bobby Touran join HVF Labs as an entrepreneur-in-residence. Bobby is leading our explorations into the commercial insurance sector.

Bobby is the former founder and CEO of ApplyKit (matching high school students to colleges), which was acquired by Noodle Education. Prior to HVF, he was the Chief Product Officer at Noodle Markets. He is a McGill University alumni.

With HVF Labs, Bobby will be spending his time vetting, evaluating, and developing ideas in the commercial insurance space.

Max Levchin: Seeking the Endurance Athletes of Business 2016.12.10

Max Levchin is interviewed by Adam Bryant on his leadership principles and teams he creates.

HVF Welcomes Brian Ma 2016.11.28

We’re pleased to have Brian Ma join HVF Labs as an entrepreneur-in-residence. Brian is leading our explorations into real estate and housing sectors.

Brian is the former founder and CEO of Weave (professional networking service) and Decide.com (ecommerce price prediction, acquired by eBay). He was an early Zillow product manager, and a Microsoft and UW Computer Science alum.

With HVF Labs, Brian will be spending his time vetting, evaluating, and developing a few ideas inspired by his past experiences as a founder, real estate investor, and homeowner.

Data Science Forum: Reinforcement Learning 2016.11.15

Tonight's HVF Data Science Forum welcomes Don Dini, AI and automation advisor to FoodRev.

Don speaks about how reinforcement learning and planning was applied to optimize matching of FoodRev donors, volunteer drivers, pickup routes, and receiving agencies. [video]

HVF in Cambridge 2016.10.11

Ben Jun is speaking at Harvard on October 15th and some of the HVF team will be there for a few days—if you want to meet please let us know: info@hvflabs.com

Carbide Launches 2016.08.13

Today, Kevin Kwok and Guillermo Webster launched Carbide from HVF Labs. Carbide is an browser-based Javascript programming environment that enables interactive data visualization, in-line (and in-context) data tools, and a code-notebook style environment.

Carbide doesn't distinguish between input and output, using generalized machine learning techniques to run programs backwards.

We're pleased to work with both of these rising seniors at MIT!