We visited the headquarters of Asana is an application that enables companies to communicate and track member’s work in a streamlined, effective way. We then had dinner with several Asana employees and Wesleyan alumni, including those we’ve already with Alex, Pi, and Mika, as well as Max Gunawan, Adam Smiley Poswolsky, and Nina Chen. - Rosa Munson-Blatt '21 & Frederick Corpuz '20
We visited 500 Startups, a venture capital with a vision of “Since our inception, we’ve made it our mission to find and empower talented founders, whether they’re across the world or overlooked in our own backyard.” Upon entering the space, we felt a buzzing atmosphere with a seminar with 50 rising entrepreneurs in attendance and other teams in the background working on whiteboards, sticky notes, and desktops. - Frederick Corpuz '20
Swing Education is a small educational startup with 20-30 employees. It was founded to address the national shortage of substitute teachers in the U.S. and helps matching up substitute teachers and schools through their platform. - Riho Kawamoto '21 & Xinyue Zhang Cynthia '21
We visited Sense (https://www.sensehq.co), a SaaS startup co-founded by Wes alum Alex Rosen, which focuses on helping HR better manage the mass recruitment process and manages talents. - Jessica Chen '20
Students visited Venn Arts with Jonathan Hecht, dev.to with Peter Frank, and ZMC with Strauss Zelnick. Students were asked for their feedback after the trip. Here are their responses.