For Americans thinking of starting a high-tech company in China, now may be the right moment. According to a panel of experts at Stanford, market growth and the international flow of capital makes it an enticing opportunity.
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.
It wasn’t your typical job fair: the sight of jeans, backpacks everywhere. Startup companies and 20-something entrepreneurs filled the second floor of Stanford’s Tresidder Memorial Union Tuesday.
Speaking in front of a full house Tuesday, LinkedIn founder Konstantin Guericke told Stanford students about founding his company in 2002 and how it became a leading site in a crowded field of social media.