Prateek Agarwal


Prateek is a sophomore at Penn studying Computer Science, and is a writer and editor for PTR. He loves to play soccer, drums, and write. He also enjoys eating Nutella, going crazy in the woods, and the color red.

Slice Capital - Rohan Shah


For Rohan Shah, the entrepreneurial mindset has been part of his lifestyle since the beginning. He first dabbled in the tech sector by taking a year off between middle and high school to work on his first start up. After. . .

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You vs. You


After a full 20 years of schooling, it only took Sunny Shah another two years to help reinvent it. He found himself joining Abhi, Darwish, Lando and the rest of the Horizons team to help grow the code school after. . .

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Accelerated Care


“To the regular person, the onset of disease always seems rapid,” Eshwar Inapuri, founder of InnaMed, explains. “When you get something as simple as a common cold, from a macro-perspective, it seems binary. One day you’re healthy, the next day you’re. . .

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Tech It Out - Amelia Goodman


Amelia Goodman seems like the poster child colleges use to convince newcomers to consider other majors. After some figuring, she switched from Mathematics into Computer Science and added a Gender Studies double major in sophomore year. It’s not just what. . .

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Why OCaml? - Steve Zdancewic


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It’s somewhat romantic to think that the best scientists, athletes, and performers were born with an innate talent for what they do. Now a top researcher in the field of computer security, Steve Zdancewic’s journey started with him asking his. . .

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Darwish Gani and his Startup Rockets


“I was notorious for missing flights,” Darwish Gani says with a grin. “I’d always go at the right time but the wrong day.”   He found himself stranded in New York during yet another one of these incidents. Feeling too guilty. . .

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The Search for the Universal Translator


“The cool thing that we were doing in our lab at CMU was building this knowledge-base of everything. Of all the facts in the world.” We are sitting in a small office with just enough space for six desks and monitors.. . .

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The Secret Sauce


“Customer acquisition and marketing,” he says. The words hang in the air of the second story brick building that houses Ampush, a digital marketing firm based in San Francisco. Jesse Pujji, one of the three cofounders, believes this is what. . .

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Meet Jean Gallier.


Like many professors, Jean Gallier was never initially drawn to computer science. Coming into a technical college, he was registered as a civil engineering student. What sparked his interest was his frustration with the compilers he was using. In computer. . .

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Making Cancer less scary


At 15 months old, SmartBridge Health is still very young, but their vision is timeless. Hua Wang, CEO, is focused on making cancer treatment more accessible and affordable. Ideally, newly diagnosed patients should be able to find the exact treatment. . .

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