Catalin Voss ’16 founded his first startup, Sension, a visual interface company that aims to make human experiences with computers more interactive.
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.
A new venture fund jointly established by StartX, the Stanford-affiliated startup incubator, Stanford University and Stanford Hospitals & Clinics, enables Stanford to directly invest in student-founded companies.
Stanford University and Stanford Hospital and Clinics have pledged $3.6 million over three years in grant funding to support student-initiated startup accelerator StartX, in a move accompanied by the creation of a venture fund that will invest exclusively in StartX firms.
“Big Data” could become much more personal in the near future, as Chatous – a startup founded by Stanford alumni and backed by Stanford-affiliated incubator StartX – aims to leverage big data algorithms in pairing people with similar interests in an online chat environment.