25 november 2020
Anastasia shares how she started a data company from here experience researching applied and theoretical mathematics. As part of the Startup in Residence programme of the city of Amsterdam, they achieved their first launching customer with a solution to optimise the routes of waste vehicles. This was a great conversation about a team coming from acadamia and moving into the entrepreneurial world.
Anastasia is currently a researcher at Imperial College London and co-founder of Skialabs. She is interested in optimization and applied probability and the applications of these topics in machine learning, privacy, and human intelligence. She co-founded Skialabs in order to bring academia and industry closer together. At Skialabs she works on building a software platform which uses advanced optimization to streamline waste management in cities.
Skialabs is building a data-driven and flexible software platform to streamline last-mile garbage collection. Our platform facilitates on-demand pickups, minimizes driving times and maximizes recycling.
Here is a nice article about one of the Skialabs projects: http://smartcityinnovation.eu/innovation-in-covid-times/
This episode is part of the Startup in Residence series.
Startup in Residence is a six-month training programme for startups and entrepreneurs. Participants work together with clients from municipal organizations who deal with the social challenges on a daily basis.
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