Startup Behold.ai Uses Deep Learning to Better Detect Disease from Medical Scans

“All clear.” That’s the terrific news Jeet Samarth Raut’s mother heard after a radiological scan. Two weeks later, a second opinion revealed breast cancer. Certain that technology can do better, the young entrepreneur is using deep learning software powered by NVIDIA GPUs to reduce the number of incorrect diagnoses. Whether in Raut’s rural Illinois hometown (where his mother began treatment and recovered) or in developing countries around the world, accurate diagnoses can be hampered by failures in scanning, perception and interpretation. Raut and fellow entrepreneur and Columbia University alum Peter Wakahiu Njenga co-founded Behold.ai, a startup based in New York that’s trying to make it easy for healthcare practitioners everywhere to more accurately identify diseases from ordinary radiology image data. Behold.ai founders Peter Wakahiu Njenga and Jeet Samarth Raut “A…


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