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David Ongchoco

David Ongchoco

David Ongchoco is currently a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania. From the Philippines, David hopes to continue fueling his passions in technology, entrepreneurship, education and journalism. He loves spending his free time reading biographies, volunteering and working on side projects. He currently also runs a youth media website, The Global Youth Journal.

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How the founders of Oncora Medical are fighting cancer with data science business

Mar. 31, 2015 11:46 am

How the founders of Oncora Medical are fighting cancer with data science

The Dorm Room Fund-backed startup is the brainchild of a Penn M.D./Ph.D. student who decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship.
Adam Saven’s first startup failed. With CampusKudos, he’s trying something different business

Mar. 6, 2015 10:31 am

Adam Saven’s first startup failed. With CampusKudos, he’s trying something different

“Our goal is for CampusKudos to be a place where young founders can find great mentors, feedback and even funding.”
3 Philly developers share their tech recruiting horror stories business

Mar. 3, 2015 10:27 am

3 Philly developers share their tech recruiting horror stories

Michaelangelo Ilagan, Ben Shive and Duran Goodyear have some advice for tech recruiters: Don't ask us to fix the printer.
This 22-year-old founder provides the technical chops for dozens of startups business

Jan. 27, 2015 7:29 am

This 22-year-old founder provides the technical chops for dozens of startups

Joshua Davidson founded Chop Dawg when he was just 16. What started as a web design firm now wants to be the go-to source for turning startup ideas into actual products.
Big weekend for ‘High School Hackers’ at PennApps, MHacks dev

Jan. 22, 2015 7:33 am

Big weekend for ‘High School Hackers’ at PennApps, MHacks

Members of the international group for young technologists (founded by Philly teen Victor Lourng) spent last weekend at two major student-run hackathons.
Inside the world’s largest student-run hackathon: PennApps Winter 2015 dev

Jan. 21, 2015 2:04 pm

Inside the world’s largest student-run hackathon: PennApps Winter 2015

More than 1,300 people showed up, hacking drones and virtual reality headsets. Here's a recap of the inventive things they built.
This Penn course teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to pivot access

Dec. 17, 2014 7:32 am

This Penn course teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to pivot

We recap Penn's EAS 590 course, checking out the four student teams that recently presented their business ideas.
Microscholarship platform Raise.me is rethinking financial aid access

Dec. 4, 2014 11:23 am

Microscholarship platform Raise.me is rethinking financial aid

By incentivizing good grades with quick hits of scholarship money, Raise.me aims to broaden the pool of those who can access college financial aid.
Penn undergrads launched Black Box Denim to make shopping for jeans super easy business

Dec. 1, 2014 7:31 am

Penn undergrads launched Black Box Denim to make shopping for jeans super easy

After raising more than $27,000 and pre-selling 200 pairs of jeans on Kickstarter last fall, Adina Luo and Molly Liu have officially launched their ecommerce site. Here's how they got there — and how they balance school and their startup.
Student entrepreneurship is ‘not a science’: Weiss Tech House panel business

Nov. 20, 2014 7:29 am

Student entrepreneurship is ‘not a science’: Weiss Tech House panel

Wednesday evening's panel convened a handful of Philadelphia's most successful college entrepreneurs, offering lessons learned.

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