Monthly Archives for May 2011

Other Days: SF Police Department and the Marathon runner

Share  San Francisco is warmer this morning, the weather is great for a walk and am excited to go meet an old friend,  I am going to meet my man Marlon Parker,… No I should write a special blog about … Continue reading

28. May 2011 by @Samgichuru
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Day 5(6,7): A Visit to Stanford

ShareAt Stanford I was hosted by probably the first Kenyan from Northern Kenyan to get a Scholarship to Stanford, Jisas Lema is a very humble young man who spent a few hours showing me around campus and giving me a heads up about Stanford,  if you … Continue reading

26. May 2011 by @Samgichuru
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Day 4: (afternoon) Meeting the Amazing Paul Graham at Y Combinator

Share Day 4 was full of activity, after I left Google, I was picked up by my good friend Mark and we headed to 320 pioneer way to chance and see the Y combinator offices and in my heart I … Continue reading

25. May 2011 by @Samgichuru
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Day 4: (Morning) Google MTV!

Share So I kept hearing, Sam Gichuru is coming to Google MTV and I never understood what that was all about, last I checked MTV was a music program or something about houses…  My visit to Google was going to … Continue reading

25. May 2011 by @Samgichuru
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Day 3: Learning about Kiva |Micro Finance

ShareComing soon  :)   Sorry but you will have to jump this for a later day – Click here for day 4

18. May 2011 by @Samgichuru
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Day 2: VP of all Things Fun and Meaningful! Part 1

Share The first time I heard of sales force was a couple of years ago, I was disappointed, the application was so amazing but I could not download it, cloud computing was confusing to African Techs back then, actually let’s … Continue reading

17. May 2011 by @Samgichuru
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Day 1: San Francisco, Ahmed Vs Zuckerberg

Share Apparently the Silicon Valley is not in San Francisco, well not exactly… ok… so you are thinking, kwani you dint check online… of course I did, but this is not like figuring out where the General Direction of Ongata … Continue reading

16. May 2011 by @Samgichuru
Categories: Life, Humor & Moments, Travel & Adventure | 1 comment

Day 0: The Pilgrimage from Rift Valley to Silicon Valley

Share So am here setting this blog to go on-line on 14th May 2011 , so if you are reading this blog then I never got to pull it down and this particular dream did come to pass – now that is … Continue reading

14. May 2011 by @Samgichuru
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Incubator Opens its doors | nailab

The Nailab was inspired by Y Combinator and Hackfwd and is the first incubator in East Africa that is not a space for rental but a space for turning smart ideas into profitable ventures, Continue reading

12. May 2011 by @Samgichuru
Categories: Startups & Incubators | 1 comment