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Celebrate the Holiday Season with VLAB

It's the holiday season. Let's celebrate!  Our Annual Holiday Party is almost here. Join us on December 8, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. for an elegant, entertaining, and informative event at Quadrus Conference Center. Tickets are available online at http://VLABHolidayParty2015.Eventbrite.com     VLAB produces events that bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, and technologists to learn and [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:10+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrate the Holiday Season with VLAB

Ethan Smith of Yummly to Moderate Mobile Deep Linking Event

VLAB proudly announces Ethan Smith, VP of Growth, Yummly as the moderator for our upcoming event on November 17. Moderators are key to kicking off VLAB events. They introduce and welcome the panelists, paint the overall landscape and market opportunity for the technology at the heart of the event. The moderator will pose the burning questions for [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:10+00:00 November 15th, 2015|Events, Mobile Deep Linking, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ethan Smith of Yummly to Moderate Mobile Deep Linking Event

VLAB Welcomes KPCB Partner to AgTech Panel

We are pleased to welcome Brook Porter from Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers  to the panel for our upcoming event, AgTech: Sand Hill Bets on Precision Agriculture. As a partner in KPCB’s Green Growth Fund, Porter supports young companies that are creating sustainable solutions by developing disruptive technology. Porter’s knowledge of environmental technology will provide [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:11+00:00 September 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on VLAB Welcomes KPCB Partner to AgTech Panel

Building an Enduring Business: Startup Culture

Gene Early co-founded a billion dollar genetics company, and now he’s teaching others what he learned in the process. Several years ago he joined the founding team of Genomic Health, a genetics and diagnostics company with a current market capitalization of over $1 billion. At the time he joined, he was tasked with guiding, nurturing, [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:12+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Building an Enduring Business: Startup Culture

Ambient IQ: Intelligence Anywhere and Everywhere

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXwo8Zc78o0 "If Terminex uses connected mousetraps… they could send [staff] directly to traps that have experienced a “Downed Mouse Event… They no longer have to send staff to empty mousetraps. ” -Hugo Fiennes, Co-Founder and CEO, Electric Imp Early-Stage Connection Imagine if Home-brew Computer Club members of the 1980’s took their products directly to market [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:12+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ambient IQ: Intelligence Anywhere and Everywhere

Fashion Tech Improves Personalized Style and Fit

Great preview to our Tuesday, April 18th, VLAB Event on Fashion Technologies that are Personalizing Fit and Style - Think bespoke for the masses! Click on the following link to learn more and register today: http://www.vlab.org/article.html?aid=491

By | 2014-04-02T01:14:09+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fashion Tech Improves Personalized Style and Fit

Young Entrepreneurs Are Human, Need Guidance, and Will Succeed By Force Of Will

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f01M6Q0Ot04 Adam Draper, moderator of the recent VLAB event on Young Entrepreneurs, had his work cut out for him. We may as well call him “Wrangler.” His panelists, through sheer force of personality, turned a collaborative Q and A into a Gen Y style debate. Or perhaps spirited and civil “battle of wits” would be [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00 February 1st, 2014|Uncategorized, Young Entrepreneurs|Comments Off on Young Entrepreneurs Are Human, Need Guidance, and Will Succeed By Force Of Will

VLAB Reflections on 2013, Looking Ahead to 2014

Specials thanks to each of you for your continual support of VLAB and for making 2013 another successful year! As we transition into 2014, we hope you will join us on January 21st as we kick off the new year with Young Entrepreneurs: Under 30 and On Fire followed by our February 18th event on Lab-created Eco-foods [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00 December 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on VLAB Reflections on 2013, Looking Ahead to 2014

4 Ways Driverless Cars will Disrupt the World

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL-CqMenOqQ Forget about self-parking vehicles, hands-free highway travel, and automatic braking. Driverless cars could change the entire car industry, car ownership, and anything connected to transportation. What’s more, such vehicles should arrive by the end of this decade.   "Disruptive innovations... don’t attempt to bring better products to established customers… they are simpler, more convenient, [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00 December 30th, 2013|Autonomous Vehicles, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Why Public Privacy Matters More Than Big Data

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVXFnPuGhxs If you're not paying for the product, then you are the product… Let's not do that." - Phil Zimmerman, Creator, PGP "What's wrong with the current system is not that we are Google's users; we are google's product." - Jacques Benkoski, Partner, USVP As the data industry blazes ahead, few stop and think of [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00 November 5th, 2013|Privacy, Uncategorized, VLAB|1 Comment