The Daily sat down for a Q&A with Kaan Gunay, M.B.A. ’18, who founded Firefly, a startup that allows rideshare drivers to make money through digital advertising.
What started as a class project for CS229: Machine Learning grew into a company tackling the issue of worldwide natural disaster prevention with artificial intelligence.
Founded by University of California, Berkeley graduates Kevin Wu and Derrick Mar, in February 2017, Pathrise is, in Wu’s words, an “online career accelerator intended to teach people how to get the best job possible.”
Together, they created Krikey, a mobile augmented reality gaming app, with a mission to break the barriers between fantasy and reality.
Amanda Calabrese ’19, Greta Meyer ’19 and Elijah Zenger ’19 are on a mission to create a more comfortable, more sustainable, leak-free tampon. Their idea, which originated in the “Technology Entrepreneurship” class last fall, quickly gained attention from professors and funders, and will, they hope, turn into a marketable product soon.
Frustrated by a lack of information about campus events, Sumi Mudgill ’21 created FullSend.App, an event advertising platform that she and her team hope will change how information about campus events is disseminated to college students across the country.
Viralspace helps brands crowdsource authentic, trendy and brand-aligned content from everyday social media content creators, which brands can then acquire and use for their own advertising purposes.
Today, a new generation of innovative biomedical startups continue to win billion-dollar valuations and massive infusions of venture capital as they promise to revolutionize medicine and disrupt massive healthcare markets. According to a new January paper authored by three Stanford researchers, many of these companies also publish little to no peer-reviewed research.