Minna Wang

Minna Wang is an analyst at Kickstart and is passionate about building a community amongst Kickstart's portfolio companies. She splits her time between Collective, Kickstart's community platform, and supporting the rest of the team in deal screening and due diligence. Prior to Kickstart, Minna was the managing partner of Campus Founders Fund, a student-run venture fund powered by Kickstart that invests exclusively in Utah student entrepreneurs. During her two years with CFF, she helped shape the mission and structure of the fund, growing the portfolio to eight companies including SimpleCitizen, Whistic, and AncestorCloud. In addition to Kickstart, she also writes for Beehive Startups and is a co-organizer of 1 Million Cups Salt Lake City. Minna graduated from the University of Utah in 2016 with a B.S. in biomedical engineering with a computational emphasis.
Minna Wang

Using Cloud Technology In The Education Industry

By Minna Wang | July 29, 2016

Student Collaboration Arguably one of society’s most important functions, teaching can still seem antiquated at times. Many schools still function similarly to how they did five or 10 years ago, which is surprising considering the amount of technical innovation we’ve

Cybersecurity professionals are no match for cyber-adversaries

Cybersecurity professionals are no match for cyber-adversaries

Cybersecurity professionals are paranoid by nature. That’s not a bad thing; it’s a job requirement. We want our cybersecurity team ...
A Tough Week for IP Address Scammers

A Tough Week for IP Address Scammers

In the early days of the Internet, there was a period when Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses (e.g. 4.4.4.4) ...
WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware

Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli ...
Apple insider

Apple’s self-driving car could have wide-opening doors, light-based privacy system

Doors are an important element in the design of a car, as they not only are functional in allowing people ...
Why security needs to be involved early during mergers and acquisitions

Why security needs to be involved early during mergers and acquisitions

As an industry that is now largely dependent on online services to survive, security should be a key part of ...