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Tech Leaders Tell Interns What They Wish They Knew At Age 20

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Internpalooza (by Cory Levy) attended by Larry Chiang


Hundreds of Bay Area interns lined up on Tuesday to hear some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley share what they wished they knew when they were 20 at a recruiting event called Internapalooza.

Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Eventbrite co-founder Kevin Hartz, early PayPal and Airbnb investor Keith Rabois, Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann, Yelp VP of Engineering Michael Stoppelman and Re/code founder Kara Swisher were among the 11 speakers whose advice ranged from whether or not you should drop out of school to launch a startup to how to network. The event was organized by Cory Levy, who at 19 co-founded One, a mobile app that connects you to others with similar interests.

Levchin shared a story about a PayPal intern who helped develop an anti-theft system called IGOR that saved the company when they were about…

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Written by Larry Chiang

July 28, 2014 at 7:36 pm

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