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Friday, October 9 • 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Start-Up: A chat with Entefy’s Brienne Ghafourifar

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At an age when most kids send off college applications and coast apathetically toward the end of their high school career, Brienne Ghafourifar had already earned a college degree and raised $1 million to launch her first startup. Two years later, at 19 years old, the Los Altos Hills wunderkind is growing that company into a force that she says will revolutionize the way we communicate. Entefy—the Palo Alto-based startup she runs with her older, similarly prodigious brother, Alston—aims to streamline disparate electronic communications into a single dashboard. Meanwhile, though her own focus remains fixed on developing the next big thing in digital communication, Ghafourifar has been lauded as a role model for young women and a welcome addition to a notoriously male-dominated industry.—Jennifer Wadsworth, Metro

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Brienne Ghafourifar

Cofounder, Entefy
Brienne Ghafourifar set a world record at age 17, becoming the youngest college graduate to raise $1 million in venture funding; that figure has since grown to $9.7 million. On a mission to radically improve the way technology helps people interact, she co-founded Entefy, a Palo Alto tech startup in the mobile communication and artificial intelligence space that has been covered by Forbes, Fast Company, CNN Money, NBC and The Huffington Post... Read More →

Friday October 9, 2015 1:00pm - 1:15pm
California Theatre 345 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113

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