Decode Silicon Valley
Startup Success

Spring 2019

Confirmed Speakers.
Michael Seibel
CEO @ Y Combinator
Reynold Xin
Co-Founder @ Databricks
Yu Wang
CEO @ Himalaya Media
Shuonan Chen
General Partner @ Agile VC
Henrique Dubugras
Founder @ Brex
Cameron Yarbrough
Co-Founder & CEO @ Torch
Kanjun Qiu
Founder @ Sourceress
Mayank Mehta
Co-Founder @ Pulse Q&A
Soujanya Bhumkar
Co-Founder @ Pulse Q&A
Daniel R. Odio
Founder @ Armory
Weekly Schedule.
Course Policies.

The course is taken Pass/No Pass (P/NP). Attendance is mandatory and anyone who misses more than two lectures will automatically fail the class. Weekly assignments, the semester project, and the final exam each account for 30% of the final grade, while attendance accounts for 10%. A student needs a total score of 70% to receive a Pass.

Professional Faculty.
Shuonan Chen
General Partner @ Agile VC
Faculty Advisors.
Jesse Dieker
Academic Operations
Victoria Howell
Associate Instructor
A. Richard Newton Series
Course Staff.
Bob Xu
James Cheng
Joe Zhou
Yaxin Lei
Brittany Zhang
Head TA
Zichen Zhao
Head TA
Jerry Li
Core Team
Kelly Chen
Core Team
Evina Wang
Core Team
Core Team
Helen Qin
Core Team
Sophia Shen
Core Team
Seth Lu
Tech Lead
Steven Singorahardjo
Tech Lead
Kira Guo
Marketing Lead
Our Sponsors.
Our Partners.