How Small Businesses Are Being Empowered with Big Data

Dan is the CEO and President of Ryzeo, a company he founded that helps small ecommerce businesses gain access to their web analytics data. Prior to starting Ryzeo, Dan founded two other companies: StreamSend, an email and behavioral marketing and EZ Publishing, a web hosting company which he started when he was 16 years old. ​ Dan: I started my first company at 16 years old when I was in high school. I loved technology and Bill Gates was my idol. I started playing with stocks in eighth grade. I had a cousin that was in Cupertino who was starting to dabble in websites and we were talking on a phone and we started developing websites. I had a customer that had four sites and started working wi

Why a Career in Venture Capital is both Exciting and Rewarding

Robin Li is a VP at the GGV Capital Silicon Valley office. She focuses on investments in ecommerce and consumer internet. She is a member of the board of directors for Lively and is actively involved with Boxed, Bustle, Function of Beauty, musical.ly, Ibotta, OfferUp, Poshmark, Xiaohongshu, Yamibuy, and more. Prior to joining GGV, Robin worked at Flextronics' Venture Arm covering hardware and technology investments and at Qiming's Beijing office. Before venture capital, she spent three years at Teach For America as a teacher and administrator. Robin holds an M.B.A from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an M.S. from Hunter College in Education and Special Education, and a B.

State of Real Estate in The SF Bay Area: A Moment with Nancie Allen, Broker at Masterkey Real Estate

Question: Can you walk us though your career path? Answer: I’m a born and bred Fremont resident. I moved here when I was 2 and I went to the public schools here. I still live about a mile from where I grew up. I went to school and then started getting into jobs that had to do with real estate. I worked at the Fremont Chamber of Commerce for nine years met a lot of wonderful people and Realtors. I then worked with somebody in property management and then somebody who was an architect. The more I got into real estate, the more I realized I loved it. I took my classes and went to work at Mission Mortgage. Four years later got my broker's license and started my own business. I loved it! I am sti

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