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June 2015

Charlie Stryker spoke at MeritDirect’s Annual Co-op Marketing & Interactive Conference

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Charlie Stryker spoke at MeritDirect’s Annual Co-op Marketing & Interactive Conference

June 25, 2015  White Plains, New York – Charlie Stryker, a leading innovator in the data business and advisor to dozens of the most prominent corporations who capitalize on data resources for business intelligence and marketing, participated in a panel discussion at MeritDirect’s Annual Co-op Marketing & Interactive Conference, in White Plains, NY.

The panel discussion’s topic was entitled The Big Data Backchat: The IoT, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, Data Science; What’s New, What’s Next? Fellow panelist included Michael Balsam of Outsell Inc., Bruce Biegel of the Winterberry Group and Rob Sanchez from MeritDirect.

MeritDirect is a leading provider of global multi-channel solutions, offering integrated marketing through a wide array of products and services. This invitation only event delved into topics such as Trends in BtoB database marketing, building diverse multi-business unit campaigns, and public sector marketing to name a few.

About The Venture Development Center, LLC (VDC):

VDC is an advisory services firm with deep experience and contacts in the information services industry. VDC identifies information-based assets/sources, develops innovative product and distribution concepts, and creates business plans for their monetization.

At VDC, we are at the forefront of deciphering the value of those digital data assets and developing methodologies to bring them to market.  If your company uses business or consumer data for marketing, risk, buying behavior, social intelligence or analytics, VDC can assist your organization in securing the best data from the complex and ever changing digital ecosystem.

 

Data in the News for the week of June 22, 2015

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In the news this week: By 2019 80% of Internet traffic will be online video * Goldman Sachs is preparing to offer loans to average Americans via website/apps * Annual Bad Bot Landscape Report finds less than half of web traffic generated by people * and more.

Are you looking to purchase data or possibly figure out how to monetize the data you currently own? Contact us today and let’s discuss your options!

Venture Development Center (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

Data in the News for the week of June 15, 2015

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This week: Thomson Reuters’ plans to remain competitive and grow * The Internet of things and the next step in data, Ad Targeting * U.S. Hispanics finally being recognized as online consumer force they are * and more.

Are you looking to purchase data or possibly figure out how to monetize the data you currently own? Contact us today and let’s discuss your options!

Venture Development Center (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

Data in the News for the week of June 8, 2015

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This week in news: Could Microsoft be the company looking to take over Salesforce? * IBM revealed as Twitter’s first official consulting partner * Author Jamie Bartlett shines a light on “The Dark Net” * and much more.

Are you looking to purchase data or possibly figure out how to monetize the data you currently own? Contact us today and let’s discuss your options!

Venture Development Center (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

Dr. Charles Stryker Speaks at Acxiom’s Annual Publishing Summit

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Dr. Charles Stryker Speaks at Acxiom’s Annual Publishing Summit

June 3, 2015 New York, New York– Dr. Charles Stryker, a leading innovator in the data business and advisor to dozens of the most prominent corporations who capitalize on data resources for business intelligence and marketing, spoke at Acxiom’s Annual Publishing Summit held, in New York, NY.

Dr. Stryker spoke on the topic of Monetizing Your Data, during a presentation held at Condé Nast’s headquarters at Freedom Plaza, One World Trade Center, New York. He, along with other speakers from Hearst, Gannett, Toronto Star Media, Advance Digital, Condé Nast, Consumer Report, New York Times, Reader’s Digest, Rodale, Meredith and many other industry leaders explored the top issues facing publishing. Dr. Stryker’s was among a group of presentations from the industries’ top executives.

About Charles Stryker & Venture Development Center LLC
Dr. Stryker is the Founder and CEO of Venture Development Center, LLC. VDC is the leading provider data strategy and data sourcing to many of the major information services providers. His clients include Acxiom, LexisNexis, TransUnion, and many other global information firms. In addition, many of the world’s largest brands look to his firm to insure they are familiar with and effectively using “Big Data” techniques. These clients include, IBM, Cisco, Disney, Time Inc. and many others. His firm is retained by more than 50 of the leading new “Big Data” companies including Bluekai, Exelate, and Adgooroo. Previously, Dr Stryker was a President of InfoGroup, a member on the faculty of the Wharton School, and has served on many boards of information companies of both public and private firms. Dr. Stryker received the BS and MS in Electrical Engineering and the PhD in Computer Science from New York University.

VDC is an advisory services firm with deep experience and contacts in the information services industry. VDC identifies information-based assets/sources, develops innovative product and distribution concepts, and creates business plans for their monetization.

At VDC, we are at the forefront of deciphering the value of those digital data assets and developing methodologies to bring them to market.  If your company uses business or consumer data for marketing, risk, buying behavior, social intelligence or analytics, VDC can assist your organization in securing the best data from the complex and ever changing digital ecosystem.

Data in the News for the week of June 1, 2015

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In the news: Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report * 75% of Google’s active 900M Gmail users are on mobile devices * IBM makes 2 new investments in an effort to get businesses to create Watson applications * and more.

Are you looking to purchase data or possibly figure out how to monetize the data you currently own? Contact us today and let’s discuss your options!

Venture Development Center (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.