My Auction Framework MVP

4. March 2014 00:17 by Jay Grossman in   //  Tags: , , , ,   //   Comments (0)
I have been a huge fan of eBay since the moment I first found it (back in 1997 or so). It truly was the world changing marketplace because: It quickly gained critical mass with worldwide populations of buyers and sellers. The auction format is easy to understand and allowed the market to determine the prices.  It was an early web 1.0 company that thrived after the dotcom bust of 2001. Over the years, I have seen both start ups and established companies launch would be competitors to... [More]

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Predicting eBay Auction Sales with Machine Learning

Abstract:  Online auctions are one the most popular methods to buy and sell items on the internet.  With more than 100 million active users globally (as of Q4 2011), eBay is the world's largest online marketplace, where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything. The total value of goods sold on eBay was $68.6 billion, more than $2,100 every second. This kind of volume produces huge amounts of data that can be utilized to provide services to the buyers and sell... [More]

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Show my startup the money…or not.

26. April 2013 23:46 by Jay Grossman in   //  Tags: , , , ,   //   Comments (0)
Living/working in the New York City area I get to meet quite a few people starting up their own ventures and I am intrigued by how the small, early companies start out. There are all sorts of interesting dynamics to consider: How many founders do they have? If more than one, why? Did they hire employees/interns/partners at the beginning? If so, why? Did they look for outside investment? If so, did they need it? What is their plan for growth/expansion/scale? Since every business and foun... [More]

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Jay Grossman

techie / entrepreneur that enjoys:
 1) building software projects/products
 2) digging for gold in data
 3) rooting for my Boston sports teams:New England PatriotsBoston PatriotsBoston Red SoxBoston CelticsBoston Bruins

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