Accessible genetic screenings for anyone considering having children could soon be a reality, if Counsyl—a genetic testing company founded by a team of Stanford alumni—achieves its aim.
Joe Lonsdale ’04 is a co-founder of Palantir and Addepar and a general partner at early-growth technology fund Formation 8. In an interview with The… Continue Reading »
StartX, a nonprofit startup accelerator for University-affiliated entrepreneurs, hosted their eighth Demo Day last night, with 11 startups presenting to a crowd of approximately 250 investors and members of the media.
Participants formed 11 teams to create projects analyzing political and economic data and exploring issues such as whether money can buy an election, how political apathy is related to campaign contributions and the degree to which Silicon Valley contributes to political campaigns.
Greg Smith ’01 is a former executive director and vice president of investing banking firm Goldman Sachs.