SkySpecs’ technology is called Guardian Angel for a reason. It’s a hardware-enabled software system that helps drones avoid collisions automatically, making drone usage more accessible for industrial and consumer applications – and novices. Hey, even drone pilots need a wingman! And someone to watch over them. This team has more than fun and games in […]
University of Michigan
Discussing what entrepreneurship is really about, with Stewart Thornhill, University of Michigan, and Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments Chairman.
Entrepreneurship in American colleges has been increasing substantially over the past few decades, according to this infographic by Kingworks Creative. It all started in 1947, when Harvard offered the very first MBA entrepreneurship course: Management of New Enterprise. In 1975, there were 104 colleges/universities with entrepreneurial courses. By 1986, there were 590, by 1998 there […]
Internet entrepreneur and Angel Investor Benjamin Sun has been profiled by Crain’s New York Business as one of the top under-40 executives to watch. He is cofounder and partner of LaunchTime LLC, an incubator focused on digital media and e-commerce. Previously, he served as President and CEO of Community Connect Inc, which he co-founded in […]
As the capital of finance and fashion, advertising and media, New York has long been a city of shakers and movers, but with today’s announcement that Calvin Chu is exiting as senior technology licensing officer at Columbia Technology Ventures to assume the position of Managing Director of the R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator, it’s about to […]
My first startup experience was working for a tech company that made mobile applications for sports fans. I worked nights and weekends in an entry-level position with the founding team while finishing up my college degree. For aspiring young entrepreneurs like myself, a business school education is valuable, but it is no substitute for working […]
Calvin Chu developed a passion for technology and entrepreneurship at a young age. His father was the founder of several businesses, which helped Chu learn the virtue of perseverance. His love of technology traces back to the third grade, when he got his first Commodore 64 and a 300-baud modem. Chu currently works as a […]