Biotech startup founders gathered at Stanford Tuesday for Entrepreneurship Week. They advised student entrepreneurs about funding challenges, FDA approval and how to build products that will make a difference in the medical world.
London and other European cities are trying to replicate Silicon Valley’s startup culture, but according to Reshma Sohoni, co-founder the largest European startup incubator, the United States still leads the way.
Silicon Valley angel investors and venture capitalists gave feedback to Stanford students pitching startup ideas Tuesday at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Entrepreneurial alumni include Nike’s Phil Knight and investor Charles Schwab.
As head attorney of Morrison & Foerster’s Technology Group, Timothy Harris has seen many entrepreneurs and venture capital firms make the same mistakes — ones that could have been avoided if they had consulted a legal professional.
Burt Herman, co-founder of Storify and the Hacks and Hackers meetup group, spoke at Stanford’s Entrepreneurship Week Thursday. He specializes in bringing journalists and coders together to re-envision media.