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.
As a continuation of The Dish Daily’s Women in Tech series, The Daily had the opportunity to talk with her about her experiences in this regard, both at Stanford and in the professional world. She hopes that Women of Silicon Valley will help more young women visualize themselves being in the technology industry.
A profile on Datafox, a Stanford startup from the GSB, focused on providing business analytics for everybody, from enterprises to students.
With Dead Week and Finals Week around the corner, students will soon be searching for convenient food (more than they already do, that is). While Domino’s delivery has long been the service of choice among starving Stanford students, a recent boom in food delivery platforms has dramatically increased the number of options available. Chief among this group of startups are Postmates, Doordash and Fluc, each with its own distinct advantages and disadvantages. Investigating facets from driver base (Postmates seems to have the upper hand) to cost (should you tip your DoorDash deliverer?). The Dish Daily has sampled and contacted all four of the major services to compile this guide to help you wade through your options.
In sum, we still face a gender disparity in the corporate world. In the top 100 companies, 83 percent of executive committees were men, according to the Gender Balance Score Card. As a result, The Dish Daily is launching a series on Women in Technology to highlight female leaders in the Bay Area.
Brad Katsuyama, CEO and co-founder for IEX, an Alternative Trading System (ATS), gave a talk at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) this past Monday, Feb. 23. Katsuyama was profiled in Michael Lewis’ well-received book “Flash Boys.” IEX became well-known for being the the first equity pool owned exclusively by buy-side investors and is dedicated to institutionalizing fairness in the markets.
TreeHacks, Stanford’s first large-scale collegiate hackathon, took place this past weekend. The 36-hour event brought together college students from all over North America to “hack” in teams and create their own technology projects.
Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) announced Cardinal Ventures today, an incubator program which aims to educate students on developing entrepreneurial ideas and skills. The program will start this coming spring quarter.