Stanford student entrepreneurs introduce their start-up companies to Silicon Valley

STANFORD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 1, 2016–

Cardinal Ventures:



Cardinal Ventures, Stanford’s on-campus accelerator for student entrepreneurs, will be hosting its Fall Pitch Day on Monday, Dec. 5. The event will allow students to showcase their companies – spanning innovation in consumer products, medical devices, social networks, and cloud computing – to the local Silicon Valley venture community. This group represents the fourth cohort from the Cardinal Ventures accelerator program.



Cardinal Ventures was founded in 2014 by Justine Moore, ’16, and Olivia Moore, ’16. Current co-leaders of the program are Ela Heussen, MBA ’17, and Albert Gianatan, ’18.
Cardinal Ventures companies have continued to participate in and receive funding from Y Combinator, StartX, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Pejman Mar Ventures, and other accelerators and institutional investors. Company founders range from Stanford freshmen to graduate students from the university’s professional schools.

The event will feature a keynote address by Astro Teller, CEO of Google[x] and pioneer in intelligent technology. Over 50 venture firms are expected to be in attendance.



MONDAY, DEC. 5, 3-6 P.M. To register, email Michael Gioia at Refreshments will be served.



Tresidder Union, Oak Lounge

459 Lagunita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305

Parking will be available at the Tresidder lot, off Mayfield Avenue.

A parking voucher will be provided for media.

Cardinal Ventures
Michael Gioia, 214-693-2491
Director of Business Development