StartX, a Stanford-affiliated startup incubator, had its ninth Demo Day yesterday, with 10 new start-ups and five returning companies pitching to investors and the media.
More than 100 Stanford students have applied for the Thiel Fellowship, a program founded in 2010 by entrepreneur Peter Thiel ’89 J.D. ’92 that offers students $100,000 to drop out of college for two years and pursue a project of interest. Three Stanford students have been accepted to the Fellowship in its two classes thus far.
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.
StartX, a Stanford-based startup accelerator and entrepreneur network, received an $800,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation this August to expand.
Student entrepreneurs from the Stanford StartX accelerator gathered at a panel Wednesday night to share insights from their experiences developing companies. The event was a part of Stanford’s Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from Feb. 27 to March 7 and aims to showcase the best of entrepreneurship in the Stanford community.