How Penn Inspired Us To Build An AI Startup

By Krish Ramineni C’15, Cofounder of Fireflies.ai

At Fireflies.ai, our North Star is that people are the cornerstone for success and happiness in our lives. We are building an AI assistant that helps you stay on top of all your conversations and reconnect with the right people at the right time. As you interact across different communication channels (Facebook, Slack, Texting, Email), Fireflies.ai generates follow up tasks and action items by leveraging Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.

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Six Reasons to Be a (Graduate) “Studentpreneur”

By Betty Hsu WG’14, Founder of ProfessorWord

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared in Education Week.

I worked on ProfessorWord while I was an MBA student, so I’m often asked about my experiences as a “studentpreneur.” One common question is whether I think graduate school is a good time to launch a startup.

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Balancing School & Startups

By Will Fry, Huntsman Program Class of 2017, Dorm Room Fund partner

A question that often plagues student-entrepreneurs is how to balance working on startups and performing well in school. With tuition and fees priced at the upper side of $60,000/year, you want to have the peace of mind that you’re doing the best with the resources you’ve been provided (and paid for!) at school.

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