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.
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.
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.
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.