11/07/2018

Weekly Heroes – Ray Toplinson

How long has it been since you have sent a letter written on actual paper? Mandatory cases aside, we can boldly say - we have not done that for a long time. After all, it is faster and much easier to open a phone or to sit down at a computer, go to your e-mail and write a letter without leaving your home. But this is a...
20/07/2018

Weekly Heroes – Brian Chesky

Prior to the opening of the start-up "Airbnb," Brian Chesky knew little about technology. He was an ordinary guy who studied industrial design and practised sports. In the end, he was able to come up with the idea that turned into a multi-million-dollar start-up and made him one of the most influential players on the Silicon Valley scene. Chesky was born and raised in the city of Niskejuna
27/07/2018

Weekly Heroes – Brian Halligan

The successful entrepreneur and author Brian Halligan has founded the infamous Hubspot, an inbound marketing and sales software company that has raised more than $100 million in funding, gone public, and brought in $82.3 million in total revenue in Q1 of this year. After earning a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Vermont, a Halligan graduated with a master’s degree in 2005 from M.I.T...
01/08/2018

Weekly Heroes – Sean Parker

The biography of Sean Parker, former Facebook president and co-founder of many successful start-ups is very cinematic. In the second grade, his father taught him how to program on the Atari 800 home computer. By his senior classes, Parker knew how to hack websites of companies and universities. At 15, he was caught hacking by FBI. In 16 he received an offer of cooperation from the CIA, but chose an internship at...