Patreon: Taking a Salary

Patreon: Taking a Salary

Patreon founder Jack Conte didn't take a salary from his startup for the first three years. Learn why he thinks that this hardship was critical to Patreon's success.
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Fireside Chat with Anthony Levandowski (Pronto.AI)

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DEMO: Berkeley Skydeck (UC Berkeley)

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DEMO: NVIDIA Robotics

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Artificial Intelligence: Minds, Economies and Systems that Learn with Ken Goldberg (UC Berkeley) and

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The Pittsburgh based startup pivoted from kids toys to inventory robots. Now they’re monitoring store shelves in 50 Walmart locations.
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