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Nexus

We are very happy to announce that we published the second Nexus Newsletter today! The FHNW International Student Projects Insight China, Focus India, connectUS, and exploreASEAN have created a corporate newsletter to share the highlights of the onsite seminar. Fifteen years ago, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) pioneered with International Student Projects (ISP). The ISPs are organised by […]

San Francisco – Day 6

Ecosystem Venture On our last day in San Francisco connectUS went to visit Ecosystem Venture. Alexander Fries welcomed the delegation in Tim Draps Hero City where Ecosystem Ventures as well as other companies are located. Alexander is a Swiss citizen from Davos who founded and cofounded several companies. He explained to the delegation the different […]

San Francisco – Day 5

Indiegogo This morning the first stop of day five in San Francisco was at the headquarter of Indiegogo, an international crowdfunding website. Indiegogo is one of the first companies that offered crowdfunding that allows people to fund money for a start-up business by opening your idea to a community through its platform. Udayan welcomed us in Indiegogos […]

San Francisco – Day 4

Youtube This morning connectUS 2016 went to YouTubes headquarter. Rodrigo de Oliveira who works for YouTube since two and a half year works in the field of user experience research guided us through his workplace. Rodrigo gave us some insight about how YouTube wants to achieve its mission that is to create a platform for […]

San Francisco – Day 3

Mozilla – „let’s troll the titans“ This morning connectUS went to Silicon Valley for the first time and had the opportunity to visit Mozilla. Asa Dotzler, „spokes model“ told us the story of Mozilla and expressed its values during a warm welcome this morning in Mozilla’s headquarters. 20 years ago Asa started like most of […]

San Francisco – Day 2

Academy of Art University Today the connectUS delegation went to the Academy of Art University in the middle of San Francisco. We were warmly welcomed by Amber who guided us through the classrooms and departments.  It was very exciting to get an insight into the students‘ works in the fields of game devlopment, fashion design, animation as well […]

San Francisco – Day 1

We did it! connectUS just touched down on the US West Coast for the very first time in history! We managed to go to San Francisco! All of us are really looking forward to some awesome days with some big company visits in and around Silicon Valley and having the chance to experience the westcoast spirit! […]

Boston – Day 3

Biogen Today connectUS 2016 had the chance to visit the headquarters of Biogen in Cambridge, Boston. The company was founded 1978 in Geneva and therefore it is a company with Swiss roots in the biopharmical industry. Nowadays Biogen has strong affiliates in 30 countries and 50 additional distribution partners around the world. The company focuses on […]

Boston – Day 1

This morning our day started early with a four hour bus ride to Boston. Pixability In the afternoon we had our first company visit in Boston at Pixability. The company with its offices in NY, San Francisco, Chicago and the only EU office in London was founded in 2008 out of the MIT. Pixability is a video […]