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Hole in the Whole

Yana Afanasieva and Tom Debus

Hole in the Whole
15 min2020 AUG 24
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Do you believe that you need to go deep? Tom believes that without deep technology, deep domain expertise, and deep data, it's hard to succeed. Yana agrees and disagrees; she gives an example of what she is talking about. Tom shares his views on how tech, domain expertise, and data need to overlap and why some traditional large companies can survive even though they are a little old school. They agree more than disagree on this episode, but they are still very entertaining. If you enjoy this episode, please share it with friends, leave comments and reviews and help us get our podcast heard. Today's Episode: [00:24] Hello, everybody! [01:29] Tom discusses reading pitches and how they are always about what makes them special. [03:13] Yana doesn't believe that being deep in tech, domain expertise, or data makes any difference. [05:28] Tom shares that not one of the three areas can standalone, you need all three to be successful. [07:04] Yana explains why she doesn't believe that deep t...