California Dreamin’: Technology Entrepreneurship in Santa Monica and Silicon Beach
College students are familiar with the legend of the college dropout: the tech geek at a distinguished school who rejects institutionalized education to pursue a risky business venture from his home garage. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, once preached to an interviewee “Why would you be studying it if you could be doing it?” Zuckerberg …
Sharks, Their Big Personalities, and Their Big Portfolios
While many generally consider finance and business to be some of the less thrilling topics for a TV show, ABC’s hit reality show Shark Tank brings the workings of business startups and venture capital to life for viewers, albeit in an overly dramatic and simplified way. The show brings us into the minds of the …
Designation Conference 4/9/17
Welcome to our live coverage hub for Business Today’s first Designation Conference! Starting at 8am, April 9th, we will be updating this page to include links to separate articles with live quotes and videos of the conference. Expect to see remarkable branding and design prowess at Designation’s Workshops, and truly insightful speeches by the numerous …
Interview with KR Liu: Director of Advocacy and Accessibility at Doppler Labs, U.S. Congressional Award Winner, Silicon Valley’s Top 40 Under 40 and Women of Influence Award Winners
KR Liu leads advocacy and accessibility at Doppler Labs, the company behind Here Active Listening—two wireless buds and a smartphone app that let you control how you hear the world. Diagnosed with severe hearing loss at the age of three, KR has made it her life’s work to champion new products that enhance the way …