The Silicon Valley Fast Track to Wealth and Fame (That Comes at a Price)

Colin Kroll fit a very stereotypical millennial with the Silicon Valley mindset: self-taught coder and college dropout who made millions in 20s. Kroll grew up in the suburbs of Detroit and his intellect was shown at a young age. He began teaching himself to code in multiple languages and even had a business of bootlegging … Continue reading The Silicon Valley Fast Track to Wealth and Fame (That Comes at a Price)

Silicon Valley Should Follow Salesforce’s Diversity Initiative

In my presentation I primarily focused on Salesforce's innovations, specially their Artificial Intelligence platform: Einstein. But, there is something even more special about Salesforce: their diversity numbers are among the highest for a technology company. Problems from Lack of Diversity in Tech The diversity numbers in tech are notoriously low. In just 2016, according to … Continue reading Silicon Valley Should Follow Salesforce’s Diversity Initiative

How Social Media has Changed Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Peer-to-peer fundraising is a specific form of crowdfunding in the nonprofit world and has become increasingly present throughout the years.   Peer-to-peer fundraising allows individuals to create their own personal fundraising pages for a cause. This can either feed the donations back to the organization as a whole or to a specific campaign that they … Continue reading How Social Media has Changed Peer-to-Peer Fundraising