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Students Hone Business Ideas At Startup Conference

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Around 300 Brown and RISD students gathered last weekend for the inaugural Startup@Brown conference. The two-day event aimed to bring students together with a distinguished group of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and business leaders to learn the ins and outs of the startup world.

Attendees went to ...

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Startup@Brown (9/26-27) Brings Together Innovative Startups And Talented Students

Hosted by Brown University's Department of Computer Science and organized in collaboration with Hack@Brown and Brown Entrepreneurship, Startup@Brown is a weekend-long conference from September 26-27 that aims to bring together innovative startups and talented students.

Startup@Brown will include Talks (speakers include trailblazing founders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists), a Startup Fair (students ...

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Delphix CTO Adam Leventhal ‘01 Inaugurates Life After Brown Lecture Series (Interview Below)

Investigations into that hazy realm known as "life after Brown" continue, with Adam Leventhal ‘01 sending back the latest report from the field. He’s the Chief Technology Officer of Delphix, a company that builds products that virtualize data, making it faster and easier to build and test applications, execute business reports, modernize systems, and ...

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Genevieve Patterson Helps Organize LDV Vision Summit, Sees Opportunity For Undergrads

Brown University Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) PhD student Genevieve Patterson has just helped organize the LDV Vision Summit, a start-up conference held in New York City to address trends and technologies in digital imaging and video technology. Founded by Evan Nisselson of LDV Capital, an investment group interested in technology-focused projects across the ...

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Undergrad Anne Kenyon founded Brown’s 3 Day Startup (3DS) weekend, which was held in early April with the support of the department, Google, 10Gen, and Teespring.

The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a technology company over the course of three days. Work space was available for an entire weekend, 25 students with ...

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The Artemis Project, the departmental outreach program led by Amy Greenwald, recently received $15,000 from Microsoft Research and The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) via the NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund.

Artemis is a five-week summer day camp for high school girls in the Providence area that provides an introduction to ...

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On June 15, 2007, Andries van Dam received the degree Doctor of Mathematics, honoris causa from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. The text of Andy's address to the University of Waterloo follows.

"Thank you so much, Mr. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tompa, and members of the Faculty of Mathematics, for this marvelous honor ...

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Brown University has licensed a portfolio of Internet security technology to a group of entrepreneurs that has established IAM Technology Inc. The technology, developed by Brown Computer Science Professor Roberto Tamassia and associates, provides a rapid way to validate identity on Internet domains. Brown will retain an equity stake in IAM Technology.

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