Piazza is an education platform startup that is quickly becoming a staple for university students. Using the Piazza platform, students get to ask questions and have them answered by fellow students, TAs and Professors.
Entrepreneurship means embarking on a journey that you believe in and are willing to devote yourself to. It means working hard to find that "luck" everyone thinks is out there, and looking in unexpected places for your opportunity.
Elijah Murray's entrepreneurial journey is one that was filled with its fair share of ups and downs, along with spontaneous moments that have altered the course of Murray's career. As I asked him to talk about how he got to where he is today, Murray was able to clearly articulate every step.
Every region wants to create another Silicon Valley. It's not only the prestige -- it's the jobs, the wealth creation, the excitement of innovation, the ripple effect on businesses nearby and most importantly, the future.
As Lin recalled, her abundant experience with sexual discrimination began 40 years ago, when she was born a female, and her adeptness at handling these situations grew with each passing year, making her an ideal candidate for Silicon Valley leadership.
We break bread, we break rules, we even break-fast -- but rarely do we break the glass ceiling together. It's 2015 and only 4.2 percent of Fortune CEOs are women, out of 500 companies on the S&P there are only 24 female CEOs.
A number of labor, faith and community groups have joined together to address income inequality, create affordable housing and urge corporate responsibility among tech companies. On Friday I attended the launch of the new coalition, called Silicon Valley Rising.
While frequent attention to autism in the media brings light to the topic, in recent months, there has been a less well-publicized, yet emerging trend: technology companies big and small have been stepping forward to focus their resources on projects to help individuals with autism.
"The exponential improvement in the elements of computing is not about to run out of gas. We've got generations more of it to go. Geeks out there are going to take that computational power and that ocean of data and do things that astonish us."
Yesterday in Silicon Valley, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stood before an audience of 5000 women in the tech industry, eager to hear her perspective on advancing women's leadership, advocating for themselves and other women in the workplace.
You know it's always fascinating to watch the beginning of the next really big thing. Well, that's what it was like at the Watermark Conference today when Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State, took the stage.