Food for All

By: Sunny Zhao If you’re hungry late at night and want to get something to eat at a great price, Food for All might have just the solution. Restaurants frequently find themselves throwing out otherwise perfectly fine food at the end of the day. Over time this results in huge food waste costs. Food forContinue reading “Food for All”

Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum

By: Dennis Karpovitch Over the past few weeks, BizTech members have had the chance to attend a few different conferences that offered insights into innovation and emerging technologies. Here’s what they saw! Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum In September, BizTech attended the Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship forum in Santa Clara, California. The conference openedContinue reading “Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum”

MIT Fintech Conference [03/10/18]

By: Dennis Karpovitch The MIT Fintech Conference was filled with brilliant ideas for the future of financial technology. The event featured many top executives in the Fintech industry as well as several entrepreneurs who pitched their ideas in a start-up competition for funding. We know that Fintech is growing at an exponential pace in manyContinue reading “MIT Fintech Conference [03/10/18]”

Mind Uploading: Digital Immortality

By: Sunny Zhao Mind uploading is the theoretical process of scanning one’s mental state, including memories and “self”, and copying it to a computer. The computer can then run a simulation of the brain’s information processing such that it is indistinguishable from the real brain and experiences having a conscious mind. The simulation could resideContinue reading “Mind Uploading: Digital Immortality”

Speaker Series: Professor Venkat and The Digital Matrix [02/06/18]

By: Jainam Doshi We were lucky enough to have professor Vankat come in and talk to us during one of our meetings.  Vankat is a professor of Management Information Systems and Strategy & Innovation here at Boston University Questrom School of Business. He is very popular in the research field as well and is oneContinue reading “Speaker Series: Professor Venkat and The Digital Matrix [02/06/18]”