One year ago, Catherine Lu and Karanveer Mohan launched Scoryst, a platform for student homework submissions and instructor feedback. Now, their product is already being used by 50 classes, including CS106X and CS103. Read more about their journey.
Robinhood is democratizing the stock market and giving a voice to more potential investors, whether for better or for worse. There are a lot of interesting scenarios that could appear when you add a new force to the marketplace, but it’s very clear that Robinhood is an idea whose time has come.
This is part of a larger series on Stanford startups that we’ll have throughout this year. We’ll cover interesting and promising startups around campus and from alums as they come up. The first is a YC-backed startup founded by Stanford alum Ricky Yean (’10).