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Episode 4: Lowell Putnam

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Lowell Putnam - Co-founder and CEO of Quovo

Summary: How to build a data science startup for investment data


Interview Timeline 

- Introduction to Quovo and basic terminology

- (08:00) What gave birth to Quovo after the crisis?

- (16:50) How Quovo uses data and could use other types of data

- (21:10) Security

- (23:01) How Putnam got interested in numbers

- (26:15) Putnam as a self-taught developer and managing Quovo

- (37:30) Communicating with investors - overconfidence

- (38:40) Startups, disruptors, and big business

- (40:30) Reflections on the current economy and predictions for the future

- (47:10) Where has your peer group moved?

- (50:15) Hiring, recruiting, and retaining