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5/21/2017

How do you regulate the future? More importantly, who is going to do it?

The intersection of tech and law is a fascinating one: Our reality is born out of a tension between innovation and regulation. In this fourth industrial revolution, how can we expect our regulators to keep up with our innovators using traditional legal education alone? According to Alice Armitage, we cannot.

Professor Armitage is the Director of UC Hastings’ Startup Legal Garage, a yearlong course in which law students provide free legal services to young startups under the supervision of practicing attorneys. As the first woman Edi...

4/18/2017

Each day venture capitalists meet with startup founders who share ideas that very well could be our reality in a few years. It’s exciting, glamorous, impactful, and unfortunately, exclusive.

So what is venture capital? VC is a primary source of funding for startups and what I like to call a “front row seat to the future.” In fact, many of the tech companies you know began as startups seeking VC funding: Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram,…etc. Venture capitalists provide capital to startups by pooling money from external sources (high net worth individuals, pension funds, etc.) and investing on their be...

3/24/2017

“As tech remakes the world, women will miss the chance to affect the massive economic and social changes this fourth industrial revolution will bring.”       

– Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube

Have you ever read a quote that changed your life? For me, this was it. I instantly felt the urge to pack up and move to San Francisco. I was working at a VC firm in Tel Aviv at the time and I realized tech isn’t just another industry – it’s our next economy – and I had to be a part of it.

Since moving to San Francisco, I have come to know the most inspiring people through intense networking...

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