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LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference

Post by Rayhaan Surve Attending the Learn Launch conference gave me the opportunity to dive into the education industry and specifically the innovation going on in the field at the moment. The conference had a great integrative set up with both speakers and, my favorite part, tables of entrepreneurs working in the industry trying to…

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Launch Festival 2017: San Francisco

Post by Prabha Dublish ’18 I found the Launch Festival to be an extremely insightful experience when it came to expanding my knowledge in the San Francisco startup scene. The basis of the conference is to encourage people in the startup space to convene to share thoughts around critical areas such as pitching and investing,…

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Investor Insights Learned at the #GirlBoss Rally

Post by Jillian Klinvex ’18 Sophia Amoruso, the founder of Nasty Gal and author of #GirlBoss, hosted the first GirlBoss Rally in LA in March 2017. The GirlBoss Rally brought together 50 accomplished speakers and 500 ambitious, young women. The speakers ranged from Tyler Haney, the founder of Outdoor Voices, to Emily Weiss, the founder…

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Consumer Electronics Show 2017

Post by Vivian Fang ’17 What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas … except for all the AMAZING KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATIVE IDEAS that I was exposed to thanks to #CES2017. For those who don’t know, CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is the biggest tech convention in the United States, with approximately 170,000 attendees, that takes place…

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My Learnings from Tech Inclusion

Post by Yulkendy Valdez ’17 There is something about the tech industry—beyond its appetite for innovation and highly-intelligent people that are always searching for the next big thing—that appeal to me. The tech sector is always daring to change, faster than its counterparts, both internally and externally. Attending Tech Inclusion in San Francisco helped me…

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Hello Tomorrow Global Summit

Post by Dylan Husted ’17 With over 3,000 applications worldwide, the Hello Tomorrow Startup Challenge was an intense one spanning months of vetting processes. My startup, SaveOhno, was selected to the top 500 worldwide overall, top 50 worldwide in the Data & Artificial Intelligence track, and top 10 in North America for Data & AI. Receiving…