LDV Vision Summit: Press



HealthTech Takes Top Billing at the LDV Vision Summit, by Sherwin Brandford, AlleyWatch

Healthcare by 2028 will be doctor-directed, patient-owned and powered by visual technologies, By Evan Nisselson, TechCrunch

Visual Technologies is an Amazing Lens to Think Through the World, Nabeel Hyatt, Partner, Spark Capial

Why These 10 Venture Capitalists Are Investing in Visual Technologies, By Evan Nisselson

The Next Decade Will See Trillion Dollar Sectors Disrupted by Visual Technologies, by Hadley Harris

Women Leading The AI Industry with Abby Hunter-Syed, by Tyler Gallagher

Visual Technologies are Progressing Rapidly as Computing Power Grows, Laura Smoliar, Partner, Berkeley Catalyst

How Visual Tech Enables Small Businesses to Compete by Dmitry Dragilev

Sea Machines Analyzes Diverse Visual Data To Deliver Safe Autonomous Boats

Computer vision is an immensely fertile area for entrepreneurs and investors!, by Matt Turck, Partner, FirstMark Capital

Visual Technologies Are the Eyes of the Intelligent Computer, Rachel Lam, Managing Partner, Imagination Capital

Any Humans Assessing Images Today will be Augmented in the Future, Zavain Dar, Partner, Lux Capital

From Publisher of Spy Magazine to Reimagining Business Insights as Entertainment, Tom Phillips, CEO, Section4

2019 LDV Vision Summit Visual Technology Trends, LDV Capital

LDV VISION SUMMIT : It’s in the silence after, by Paul Melcher, Kaptur


"What you missed at the 2018 LDV Vision Summit" by Paul Melcher on Kaptur

"Is Curation The Answer In A Competitive TV Market?" by Brittany Hodak on Forbes

"Deep learning with synthetic data will democratize the tech industry" by Evan Nisselson, Techcrunch

"Some Startups Use Fake Data to Train AI" by Tom Simonite, Wired

"An Academic Budget Inspired Raquel Urtasun to Design Affordable Solutions for Self-Driving" a keynote from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit by Raquel Urtasun, Head of Uber ATG Toronto

"Facebook is building a visual cortex to better understand content and people" a keynote from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit by Manohar Paluri, Manager of Computer Vision Group at Facebook

"10 questions to an AR research scientist: Krishnan Ramnath, Facebook, Mobile AR Tech Lead" an interview with Krishnan Ramnath, Research Science Manager and Technical Lead Mobile at Facebook

"AutoX is Democratizing Autonomous Driving with a Camera-First Solution" a keynote from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit by Jianxiong Xiao (Professor X), Founder of AutoX

"Josh Kopelman Looks to Find the "Investable Window" on New Technologies" a fireside chat from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit with Josh Kopelman, Partner at First Round Capital

"Hearst, AlphaPrime, ENIAC and Samsung Next Talk Opportunities in Visual Tech Investing" a panel from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit with Vic Singh of ENIAC Ventures, Claudia Iannazzo from AlphaPrime Ventures, Scott English of Hearst Ventures and Emily Becher from Samsung Next Start, moderated by Erin Griffith of Fortune

"Building an MRI Scanner 60 Times Cheaper, Small Enough to Fit in an Ambulance" a keynote from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit by Matthew Rosen, Professor at Harvard and MGH/A.A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

"JW Player, VH1 and Tout Discuss What's On TV Now" a panel from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit

"How Professor Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman Built Dreambit & Sold it to Facebook" a keynote from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit by Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman, Professor at the University of Washington and Research Scientist at Facebook

"Lyft & Arteris Discuss How Autonomous Vehicles, the Most Disruptive Innovation of a Generation, Will Impact Society" a panel from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit

"Glasswing Ventures & GM Ventures Agree, Combining Vision with Additional Functionalities Poses Immense Opportunity" a panel from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit

"Albert Wenger's Views On Investment Opportunities In Visual Technologies & Data Network Effects" a keynote with Albert Wenger, Partner at Union Square Ventures from the 2017 LDV Vision Summit


"It Took A Natural Disaster For Me to Understand Snap Map" by Jessi Hempel, Wired

"In Less Than Five Years, 45 Billion Cameras Will Be Watching Us" by Sean Captain, Fast Company

"5 Ways Computer Vision Could Impact How We Do AI" by Ken Weiner on Venture Beat.

"The War for the Camera Has Begun" by Richard Greenfield on BTIG Research.

"How AI and Computer Vision Are Reconstructing Business Today" by Stefan Tan on LinkedIn Pulse.

"Power to the pupils: The Internet of Eyes is fueling a race to dominate next generation cameras" by Venture Beat.

"VC Re-imagining the Robots We Were Promised" by Owen Miller on LinkedIn Pulse.

"2017 LDV Vision Summit: A World of Foresight" by Paul Melcher on Kaptur.

"The War Over Artificial Intelligence Will be Won With Visual Data" by Evan Nisselson on TechCrunch.

"Why Computer Vision is the Sixth Sense in Retail" by Melissa Gonzales on LinkedIn Pulse.

"Computer Vision Delivers Contextual and Emotionally Relevant Brand Messages" a keynote from the 2016 LDV Vision Summit by Ken Weiner, CTO at Gum Gum. 

"Get Ready to See More 3D Selfies in Your Facebook Feed" a keynote from the 2016 LDV Vision Summit by Alban Denoyel, CEO & Co-Founder of Sketchfab.

"Image Recognition Will Empower Autonomous Decision Making" an interview with Rudina Seseri, Founder & Managing Partner of Glasswing Ventures.

"The Perfect Storm For Computer Vision To Reform Life Sciences" an interview with Judy Robinett, Founder & President of JRobinett Enterprises

"Nicolas Pinto Predicted the Deep Learning Tsunami but Not the Velocity - Selling to Apple Was His Answer" a keynote from the 2016 LDV Vision Summit by Nicolas Pinto, a neuroscientist and AI researcher, turned entrepreneur

"Creating Compelling VR & AR Experiences at LIFE VR" an interview with Mia Tramz, Managing Editor of LIFE VR at Time, Inc. 

"reCaptcha Fights Spam and Sparked the Burger vs. Sandwich Debate" at the 2016 Vision Summit by Ying Liu, a software engineer at Google. 

"'Killing Google with My Bare Hands' and Other Lessons Learned in Scaling with Jack Levin" keynote at the 2016 LDV Vision Summit by Jack Levin of Nventify.

"VR and Mixed Reality Platforms Are a Paradigm Shift in Storytelling" keynote at the 2016 LDV Vision Summit by Heather Raikes, Creative Director at 8niniths.

"The Echo Look is Amazon's Trojan Horse" by Jessi Hempel on Backchannel.

"LDV Vision Summit '17: 10 Questions for an Investor: KBS Ventures" an interview with Jessica Peltz-Zatulove via Kaptur.

"Computer Vision Will Dramatically Affect The Travel Industry: People don't have to "go there" to "be there"" an interview with Brian Cohen, Chairman of NY Angels.

"LDV Vision Summit '17: 10 Questions for a Research Scientist at Google" an interview with Tali Dekel via Kaptur.

"An Image is Really Hundreds of Data Points That Tell Us Who We Are" keynote at the 2016 LDV Vision Summit with Anastasia Leng, CEO of Picasso Labs.

"LDV Vision Summit '17: 10 Questions to a Visual Search Expert at Pinterest" an interview with Andrew Zhai via Kaptur.

"Sturfee Launching Augmented Reality Gaming App with Investor They Met at LDV Vision Summit" an interview with Anil Cheriyadat, CEO & Cofounder of Sturfee.

"Josh Elman Says Building a Company is Hypothesis Testing" a fireside chat with Evan Nisselson, GP of LDV Capital and Josh Elman, Partner at Greylock Partners, from the 2016 annual LDV Vision Summit.

"Applications of Computer Vision and AI Will be Life Transformative" a panel from the 2016 annual LDV Vision Summit moderated by Jessi Hempel, Senior Writer at Wired featuring Liza Benson, Partner at StarVest Partners, Howard Morgan, Partner & Co-founder of First Round Capital, and Alex Iskold, Managing Director at TechStars 

"Carbon Robotics is Growing an Unstoppable Team to Create Innovative Products After Win at LDV Startup Competition" an interview with Rosanna Myers, CEO and Cofounder of Carbon.ai Robotics.

"Computers Still Have a Long Way to Go on Visual Reasoning According to Larry Zitnick of Facebook" a keynote from the 2016 annual LDV Vision Summit by Larry Zitnick of Facebook

"Computer Vision Will Disrupt Many Businesses, Especially Manufacturing and Consumer Shopping" repost of an interview with Howard Morgan of First Round Capital

"Entrupy Secured Over $8M in Inventory for Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Others after Being a Finalist at the 2015 LDV Startup Competition" an interview with Vidyuth Srinivasan, Co-founder & CEO of Entrupy, Inc.

"The Conscious Home is Achievable in the Next 15 Years" a panel with Jan Kautz of NVIDIA, Gaile Gordon of Enlighted, and Chris Rill of Canary from the 2016 annual LDV Vision Summit

"The Smalls Raised Capital and Have Grown 300% Year Over Year Since Competing at the LDV Vision Summit" an interview with Kate Tancred, CEO & Co-founder of The Smalls

"Bijan Sabet Invests in Founders Building Inspiring Products That He Would Want to Work For" a Fireside chat with Bijan Sabet of Spark Capital from the 2016 annual LDV Vision Summit

"Hired at Facebook After Showcasing Research in Visual Technology at the LDV Vision Summit" an interview with Divyaa Ravichandran

"You Are Brilliant and You Want More Exposure" by Evan Nisselson

"Meet the women building robotics." by Inc Magazine


"You need to be thinking about computer vision" by Ken Weiner, CTO, GumGum in Venture Beat

"Facebook Is Trying to Figure Out How to Automatically Detect Mirror Selfies" Vice Motherboard

"LDV Vision Summit: Recap" by Paul Melcher, Kaptur

"It's coming! The Internet of Eyes will allow objects to see. #IoEyes" by Evan Nisselson via The Next Web.

"Faces Are The Key To Success For Social Platforms" Interview with Josh Elman, Greylock Partners.

"The world is simply not flat!" Potential of 3D vision technologies by Gaile Gordon, Enlighted, Senior Director Technology

"Thermal imaging on our cameraphones" by Travis Merrill, FLIR, CMO via Kaptru

"On Photography (in 2016)" by Taylor Davidson

"Visual Technologies: No Longer Optional" by Andy Parsons, Kontor, CTO & Co-Founder

"How does photojournalism evolve in a world of Instagram" Interview with Lauren Walsh via Kaptur.

"Computer Vision Will Disrupt Many Businesses Especially Manufacturing and Consumer Shopping" Interview with Howard Morgan, First Round Capital  

GoPro Acquired Stupeflix A Paris Company Who Automagically Creates A Video From Your Photos, Videos and Music. Interview with Nicolas Steegmann via Kaptur

"Why image recognition is about to transform business" by Ken Weiner, Techcrunch

"Academic to Entrepreneur: A Journey" by Yuanzhen Li, VSCO, Director of Engineering

"10 questions to Lytro CEO, Jason Rosenthal" via Kaptur

Photographs Can Tell A Powerful Story That Is Unique To Any Other Creative Format. Interview with Bijan Sabet, Spark Capital.

"Innovation & Trends in Video and Digital Imaging at the LDV Vision Summit 2016" by VizWorld

"Love working with large datasets about human behavior - they reveal many ways we’re all similar" Interview with Gregor Hochmuth, Artist & Engineer, early engineer at Instagram.

Frequently Acquisitions Deliver NO Money To Founders, Early Employees And Investors. Fireside chat with Lane Becker.

Investing in Artificial Intelligence with David Galvin, IBM Watson. Interview with Kaptur.

Dynamic Images And Video Exponentially Increase ROI In Email Marketing. By Vivek Sharma, Movable Ink.

Enterprises Are Leveraging Smart Glasses To Be More Efficient. By Jay Kim, APX-Labs

"10 Questions To A Founder: Vidlet" Doreen Lorenzo interview with Kaptur.

"Judges Awarded Me 3rd but I Personally Won" by Erik Erwitt

"Visualizing User-Generated Content To Better Understand Humanity" Lev Manovich Keynote 2015 via Kaptur

Analyzing Satellite Imagery” James Crawford Keynote 2015 via Kaptur



"Empowering Our Visual Technology Community: Power to the People!" by Evan Nisselson

"Computational Photography and Video Panel" at LDV Vision Summit 1015 by Kaptur

"Joanne Wilson, Gotham Gal Ventures writes about our LDV Vision Summit fireside chat." by Joanne Wilson

"Creatives are from Venus, Targeting is from Mars" by Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, Dstillery  

"The Future of Computer Vision at the LDV Vision Summit" Alejandro (Alex) Jaimes, Director of Research/Video product at Yahoo

"LDV Vision Summit 2015 - Quotes from our speakers, judges, and attendees."

"Microsoft’s HoloLens Will Put Realistic 3-D People in Your Living Room." Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review

"Facebook Provides Reach For Video Pubs, But Revenue Must Come Soon"  Kelly Liyakasa, Ad Exchanger

"LDV Vision Summit - Day 1 Overview - Day 2 Overview " by Kaptur

"Computers that know how you feel will be everywhere." by Jessi Hempel, Wired

"Changing Metaphors. What is a Photograph?" by Andy Weissman, Partner, Union Square Ventures

Wall Street Journal article "Advancements in computer vision and ‪artificial intelligence‬ are giving rise to billion-dollar opportunities." by Evan Nisselson

"Interview by Andrew Cleland, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures. Intrigued with Augmented and Virtual Reality opportunities." by Kaptur

"This Investor's Strategy To Share His Conference Is Your Next Marketing Lesson" by Tucker Max

"Interview with David Krugman, Social Editor, BBDO - How important is mobile photography for brands today ?" by Kaptur

"Video Hack Day Round-up" by Ziggeo

"Computer Vision Will Empower Financial Investors To Make Millions, Advertisers Know When We Are Happy or Sad, and Help Doctors Improve Our Health!" by Evan Nisselson

"Interview with Simon Osindero who is the artificial intelligence Architect at Flickr" by Kaptur

"Beyond Better Photos." by Taylor Davidson

"Teaching computers to read Medical Images" by Elad Benjamin, CEO & Co-Founder, Zebra Medical Imaging

"Rapt Media’s Erika Trautman Explains Why Brands Need Interactive Video" by VideoInk

"LDV Vision – explorando las posibilidades de la computación visual"  

"Interview: Paul Green, CTO & Co-Founder of Algolux, a computational imaging startup in Montreal" by Kaptur

"Witness machine intelligence coming to life at the LDV Vision Summit" by Alexandre Winter, CEO & Founder, Placemeter

"Interview Alper Avdemir, Co-Founder of Volumental customizing products to perfectly fit you." by Kaptur

"Interview with Alejandro Jaimes, Director of Research/Video product at Yahoo" by Kaptur

"History of smart glasses 2011 - 2015" by Jay Kim, CTO, APX-Labs

"The Power and Promise of Emotion-Aware Machines" by Marni Bartlett, Co-Founder & Lead Scientist, Emotient.

"Visual Content + Context = Better Engagement and ROI for Email Marketers" by Vivek Sharma, CEO & Co-Founder Movable Ink.

"SOLS leverages digital imaging, deep learning algorithms and computer vision to brings 3D printing to footwear & hopefully better health." by Kegan Schouwenburg, CEO SOLS

"How does she get those kissable lips? From a simple selfie and Plum Perfect’s imaging technology." By Asmau Ahmed, CEO & Founder Plum Perfect

"LDV Vision Summit explores the digital imaging/video technologies ecosystem for startups, pros and investors." by Dean Meyers, VizWorld

"Peter Welinder sold Anchovi Labs to Dropbox. Interview about photos and computer vision at Dropbox." by Kaptur

"If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is the startup hosting it worth?" by Sean Ammirati, Partner, Birchmere Ventures

"Interview: Andrea Frome, a computer vision scientist at Google Research via Kaptur"

"Entering competitions increase your odds of being recruited, raising venture capital or selling your company for $100M" by Evan Nisselson

"10 Questions to Aviary Founder Avi Muchnick" by Kaptur.

This is what happens when selfies go wrong! Watch as I get a roomful of tech conference attendees to jump in the air and take photos of themselves in the newest Vooza video by Matt Ruby, Vooza. 2014 Keynote

The LDV Vision Summit is returning. Here is Why? Kaptur interview of Evan Nisselson

Andy Parsons is excited to see what the #LDVvisionHack teams come up with. And giddy thinking about the “Visually Immersive” applications that are just around the corner

Jan Erik Solem, Mapillary - excited for the next LDV Vision Summit and why you should apply to the Computer Vision Competitions!

Gearing up for the LDV Vision Summit by Serge Belongie, Cornell Tech. He is managing our Computer Vision Program.



"On visual web, a photo is worth more than a 1000 words" Om Malik, inspired by our fireside chat at the summit.

What is the visual web and its implications for marketers? by Eric Berry, CEO & Co-Founder TripleLift

"Came away with a more enlightened understanding of the image/video space" by Demond Chik

"Spent the day at an amazing event" - LDV Vision Summit" by Kristin Calve

Visual Computing Trends, Visualized. By Om Malik and Jonny Goldstein

Startup Competition Winner: Visiosafe, Alexandre Alahi

Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge Winner: Serena Yeung's EgoStitch

Peering into the vision of tomorrow, By Kaptur

Words are dead. Here's what will replace them. Fortune explores the visionaries who are making it happen.  By  Jessi Hempel

Photo ads will matter on Pinterest, Instagram, and far across the mobile internet, says Scott Rafer.

Mapillary curates crowdsourced map content with computer vision. Interview with CEO Co-Founder Jan Erik Solem.

A Video Is Not Just a Video. How computer vision and AI will empower or disrupt businesses. By Rebecca & Evan.

Imaging and video technologies are empowering people, businesses and creating disruption. By VizWorld   

Interview with Rebecca Paoletti CEO of Cake Works by Erick Schonfeld of Touchcast

Evan Nisselson and Rebecca interviewed by Erick Schonfeld of Touchcast

"Evan and his compatriots have lightning in a bottle on this one, so I’m recommending it," says Andy Parsons.

Interview with Martin Kallstrom, Narrative, CEO & Co-Founder

Reinventing Storytelling at the LDV Vision Summit, MotionArtsPro Interview with Evan Nisselson.

Questions for an Investor: The LDV Vision Summit. A Kaptur 

"Digital photography has literally built the internet" says Jacob Sniff

The Digital Imaging & Video Technology Summit – NYC June 4 2014. Ubergizmo

Excited for the Summit, Sebastian Leon, MIT  

Meta #visualweb interview @VizWorld via @googleglass & make pictures of Dean via @getnarrative