Yahoo acquired the Stanford alumni-founded and former StartX company Aviate this month. The purchase is part of a series of companies and technologies recently acquired by the search engine, including another Stanford alumni-founded company, PeerCDN.
StartX, the Stanford-affiliated nonprofit start-up accelerator, hosted its fall campus Demo Day on Saturday, Sept. 28 with returning presenters and members of the latest StartX class.
The event featured start-ups aiming to tackle various problems, from simplifying consumer retail to solving issues of information availability in the private equity market. Here are a few standout companies worth learning more about.