The legacy of TechShop Menlo Park won’t be forgotten anytime soon. It’s where ideas and businesses have hatched: Twitter’s Jack Dorsey first developed mobile payment platform Square in that space.
Skybox Imaging co-founders Dan Berkenstock and Julian Mann share their start-up story. The pair and two other founders started a satellite company after a class assignment at Stanford.
Google Ventures partner Rick Klau and founders from startups backed by Google Ventures share their stories during Stanford’s E-Week Friday.
This week, Peninsula Report brings you stories about growth: Silicon Valley gains momentum in the marketplace, “fat activists” question the healthy body and Burning Man works with entrepreneurs to globally expand.
For decades, Silicon Valley has drawn foreign innovators and engineers from around the world. But some in the startup community say restrictive national immigration policies may drive some of the valley’s talent pool away.
Sandra Kurtzig and her son Andy – both successful serial entrepreneurs – spoke at Stanford’s entrepreneurship week, giving advice to students with startup dreams.
Stanford’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design partnered with Epicenter, an initiative focused on engineering students’ entrepreneurial potential, to host a workshop that put “design thinking” to work.
The challenge? To integrate entrepreneurship and innovation into the college engineering experience.
Seven young entrepreneurs shared the issues they faced building their companies while in college or just after graduating. All began their ventures with help from StartX, a startup accelerator for Stanford students.
Among the offerings of the 2012 Stanford Entrepreneurship Week is the chance to get one-on-one informal mentoring from Silicon Valley professionals, whom the program calls coaches.