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David J La Placa, Founder | CEO

Founder & CEO of Intellectus Partners, The Entrepreneurs Advisory

San Francisco

19 posts

Has China been the only one keeping oil prices from collapsing?

In a great article by Steven Mufson, of the Washington Post, he profiles Orbital Insight, a company of which I am a founding board member. Our CEO, Dr. James Crawford has created a Deep Learning Convolutional Neural Network which is proving to be rather revolutionary to the world. Especially the world of Investing and finance. Based upon data analyzed in the following article, China's Strategic Petroleum Reserves are far larger than what was estimated. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/china-may-be-stockpiling-more-oil-than-anyone-realized/2016/09/29/69492224-85e4-11e6-a3ef-f35afb41797fstory.html?postshare=4901475169456265&tid=ssfb-bottom

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A.I., Deep Learning & Neural Nets in investment Management

Deep Investing (from Wired Magazine) "Though evolutionary computation drives the system today, Hodjat also sees promise in deep learning algorithms—algorithms that have already proven enormously adept at identify images, recognizing spoken words, and even understanding the natural way we humans speak. Just as deep learning can pinpoint particular features that show up in a photo of a cat, he explains, it could identify particular features of a stock that can make you some money." https://www.wired.com/2016/01/the-rise-of-the-artificially-intelligent-hedge-fund/

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Welcome to the Intellectus Partners blog

We would like to thank all of you who have so loyally supported Intellectus Partners in our initial year after launch! It may sound trite, but it is only with these incredibly strong relationships with you, our clients and client network that we have been able to sprint out of the gate with such strength. It is our mission to be the trusted partner to our innovative client base in all things related to their wealth and business enterprises. It is our view that entrepreneurs and leaders are different. You are different. With folks like you, we cannot seperate the entrepreneur from his business not her business from her wealth. The reason that we hold to that mantra is because we believe that it drives a

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