Entrepreneurs - a term usually associated in the media with deviants, massive risk takers, problem solvers, critical innovators, and garage startup hustlers turned Lamborghini drivers. Who are they really? Entrepreneurs are shaping incredible companies through hardship and vision. Elon Musk living off one dollar a day in college Musk later buying a McLaren F1 after … Continue reading An Honest Opinion on Entrepreneurs |TechTrek Reflection
“It’s definitely not a strategic thing. It’s an opportunity to create a stand-alone company and in the process make a financial return on a good exit or an IPO down the line.” - Karim Faris, Google Venture General Partner Statement by Faris in September 2018 after GV participated in Veem's $25 million funding round "It … Continue reading Veem: Could This Bitcoin Company Be The First To IPO?
When most people think of billion dollar tech startups, everyone thinks of Uber, Airbnb, Snapchat, Twitter etc. However, not many people know about Binance. Binance is the fastest profitable unicorn in history. Now that's a big statement. However, the centralized cryptocurrency exchange went from zero to two billion while profitable in less than six months. … Continue reading Binance: The Fastest Profitable Unicorn to Date
Shot from the movie Ready Player One From the deadly scene of drones placing bombs to the fantasized scene of drones delivering pizza in the movie Ready Player One, the prevalence of drones seem to be something way far out in the future. In fact, the Black Mirror episode on how tiny bee like drones … Continue reading Drones: An Industry Taking Off
About the author: The Yale graduate, Eric Reis, is a successful entrepreneur and the author of the NY Time bestseller The Lean Startup. Reis career background includes his experience at IMVU, an online video game and website, where he directed the company as the CTO. He’s most well known for his lean startup methodology which … Continue reading Book Summary: The Lean Startup By Eric Ries
Who I am: What’s up guys! My name is Robert Yuen, a Junior studying Economics and minoring in Finance. I spent half my time in the US and China growing up. Traveling and adapting to new environments has allowed me to gain a more worldly view. Spending my early years in the beautiful cities of … Continue reading Selfie: Robert Yuen