The term unicorn has been re-entering our lexicon recently. In the NBA, people are using the term ‘unicorn’ to talk about players who are 7’ tall like a center, can dribble like a point guard, and can shoot like a shooting guard. Basically, a unicorn in the NBA is a player that defies conventional expectations … Continue reading Sequoia Capital: A Lesson In Excellence
The rise of cloud computing has reshaped jobs and businesses for the past decade, yet Forbes reported that over 80% of American had no idea what it was, with nearly 30% thinking it had to do with the weather. My goal with this blog post is to hopefully give everyone a better understanding of what … Continue reading Cloud Computing 101
Many of the businesses we will be visiting earn their revenue from advertising. Giants such as Facebook and Google have opened up a whole new realm of advertising possibilities in the world of digital marketing. I will focus on these two companies because their ubiquity and wealth of data make them highly popular for advertisers. … Continue reading How do all these companies make money? Advertising.
I decided to write my second to last blog on the toy everyone wished they got for Christmas: a drone. While they are fun to play with and fly around (I know from first-hand experience), drones have important business and life-saving applications that I decided to explore and share with you. While, to my knowledge, … Continue reading It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s a drone?
2018 is the 20th anniversary of the incorporation of the most impactful and powerful companies in history, Google! The past two decades have transformed society as we know it. We live in a time where if you’re walking down the street, you can google the best restaurant to eat at, the cinema with the best … Continue reading Google! Now and Into the Future
Game Predictions One week left until Super Bowl LII and loyal fans are getting ready for a nail-biter. However, behind the scenes there are two more teams pining to get the attention of the fans. 2 of the US retail industry leaders are fighting it out to see who will reign supreme in the hearts, … Continue reading Shopping Showdown: The Battle for E-Commerce
I was inspired to write this blog post about the charitable acts of some of the companies we will be visiting in Silicon Valley for two main reasons. First, as I mentioned in an earlier post, I interned at a startup last summer that focused on nonprofit marketing. There, I saw the effect that charitable … Continue reading Giving Back in Silicon Valley