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
Students visited Apple to have lunch with Paul Johnson '08 and toured IDEO with Amanda Sim '08. Thursday's reflections are written by Tristan Ang '19 and Virginia Johnson '18.
Students visited Illumina to meet with Julie Baher '88 and toured Slack to meet with Caroline McCarthy '13. Wednesday's reflections are written by Yuan Wang '20 and Christina Wang '20
Students visited Facebook to meet with Lingyuan Keh' '13 and Kate Zyskowski '08. They also had dinner with Nina Chen '10 (Amazon) and Adam Smiley Poswolsky '05 (best-selling author). Tuesday's reflections are written by Gelsson Ortiz '18 and Maximo Lipman '20.
Students visited Oracle Corporation to meet with Rhonda Stieber (RPI Class of '88) and her team. They also had visited Sense Inc. to talk to Alex Rosen '08. Lastly, they had dinner with Erik Islo '15 (Apple). Monday's reflections are written by Huaiyu Chen '20 and Taj Richards '20.