Two months ago I was writing a blog post to introduce myself to twenty-nine strangers for a class in which I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I didn’t know what AI, machine learning, or blockchain were, and I had no idea how venture capital worked beyond watching Silicon Valley on HBO. Two weeks ago, … Continue reading Thnks fr th Mmrs Tech Trek East!
WeWork is one of the largest privately held tech startups in the world, but some people are doubtful about its long-term prospects. Its biggest critics see it for only its most well-known function, leasing flexible office space. According to an opinion piece by Andy Kessler in the Wall Street Journal, WeWork is nothing but “a … Continue reading Powered by We: The Future of WeWork
In my presentation on Wednesday, I explained that Wayfair intends to be the number one destination for furniture and home goods. Based on our wonderful visit on Friday and on research I didn’t have the chance to share last week, I wanted to take the opportunity to go into more depth about two other ways … Continue reading Wayfair’s Commitment to the Customer
For many Americans, last Monday may have looked a little like this: Hanging out by the pool, or enjoying a backyard barbecue. Relaxing with family on Labor Day, the last long weekend of the summer. However, if you work in the tech industry in Silicon Valley, your Labor Day may have looked a little more … Continue reading Workplace Culture and Balance in the Tech Industry
In The Upstarts, Bloomberg's Brad Stone tackles the short histories of two of the most successful new companies of the last decade, Uber and Airbnb. Although these two companies are just celebrating their tenth anniversaries, they've already established a history full of wild successes and equally extreme missteps worth retelling. Stone could fill two separate … Continue reading “The Upstarts: Uber, Airbnb, and the Battle for the New Silicon Valley” Summary/Review
Hey everyone! My name is David Goodfellow and I am a sophomore in CSOM. I'm still undeclared (I should probably do something about that) but I am likely going to be studying Info Systems and Marketing. I'm from Franklin, Mass, about 45 minutes south of campus and a few towns over from Foxboro, where the … Continue reading Intro