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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…
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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…
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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…
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Boston - Day 2

Swissnex Today the connectUS 2016 delegation was warmly welcomed by Swissnex at their office in Boston. As an introduction Jonas Brunschwig briefly explained to us the unique characteristics of the vibrant ecosystem especially for entrepreneurs…
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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…
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New York - Day 5

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York The Swiss Council André Schaller welcomed connectUS at the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York and talked about his personal success story as well as the duties of the Swiss Consulate…
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New York - Day 4

The Wallstreet Experience After having one day off, we started the forth day in Wallstreet to understand the roots, history and importance of the former financial district in New York. John our tour-guide showed us the most representative…
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New York - Day 2 & 3

Today we had the chance to explore New York with some sightseeing. First stop was the the Statue of Liberty National Monument on Liberty Island that we reached by ferry. On the way back we went to Ellis Island with its Immigration…
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New York - Day 1

Today our journey in New York begun with a sunny day! The connectUS delegation had time in the morning to rest from the long journey and explore the city by their own and at 12AM we all met to heading towards the subway station and to the first…