StartX, a Stanford-affiliated startup incubator, had its ninth Demo Day yesterday, with 10 new startups and five returning companies pitching to investors and 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.
Founded in 2009 by Cameron Teitelman ’11, StartX is a startup “incubator” that brings budding entrepreneurs together to help them accelerate their infant companies. Many students apply; however, to be admitted, their applications need to show they have more than just a product idea.
SSE Ventures, a summer venture capital (VC) program started by Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) in 2008, has become SSE Labs after rebranding and structural changes to the program.