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.
In the midst of midterm season, Sesh, a mobile peer-to-peer tutoring app that provides 24/7 on-demand service, has the potential to become your next study partner. Releasing publicly at Stanford on Tuesday, the company was started by eight Stanford and Vanderbilt students.
Six Stanford undergraduate and graduate students will allocate $500,000 over two years to student startups as investors for the Bay Area Dorm Room Fund, a 10-member investment team run by students and funded by Philadelphia-based venture capital firm First Round Capital.