In November, The Dish Daily provided a breakdown of 21 Stanford professors who are venture capitalists. Now, we are back with a list of students who intern or work for venture funds.
Over Christmas break, my friend received a juicer as a gift. She promptly invited me (a fellow juice enthusiast) over to join her in making our very own concoction. But we had a small problem. We had no idea what kind of juice we wanted to make, let alone what ingredients we would need to create the juice.
StartX held their fall Demo Day tonight to present eight companies from their 11th class. Though Demo Day has been held at the AOL building in previous years, this time it was hosted at Box in a much larger, more comfortable space. This could be due in part to StartX’s upcoming move to a new location several blocks from Stanford University in mid-March. CEO Cameron Teitelman said he looks forward to hosting several, new events that will be open to the Stanford community.
Silicon Valley is well-known for forward thinking especially when it comes to predicting the future of technology. Stanford President John Hennessey asked Mark Zuckerberg to do just that during their on-stage discussion a few weeks ago and to the surprise of no one, Zuckerberg provided an insightful response.
Through national attention (thank you, New Yorker) and a little research, The Dish Daily has secured an extensive list of Stanford professors who either sit on prominent corporate boards or who are partners of the world’s leading venture capital firms.
The 2012-2013 Salary Survey completed by the Computer Forum was recently released. Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Undergraduates, Masters and PhD students offered insight into the current state of the job market in the Bay Area, Midwest and East Coast. More than 350 students were surveyed and revealed the average number of job offers received, location relocation assistance, and sum of bonuses. Most of the jobs offered were in the Bay Area, and scope of work, location, environment, benefits and company culture all played important factors in the applicant decision to accept each role.
Borders are increasingly irrelevant in global business, so it behooves The Dish Daily to expand its horizons to foreign shores. Today marks the first of a series of articles on the technology scene in Estonia, a northern European country well-positioned as a tech powerhouse.