18 episodes

Ideas, wisdom, and stories from leading visionaries across all industries to help you navigate through life.

The Visionnaires MingXi Gu

    • Education
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Ideas, wisdom, and stories from leading visionaries across all industries to help you navigate through life.

    How To Get Into Harvard: David Cao's Journey

    How To Get Into Harvard: David Cao's Journey

    What kind of students does Harvard admit?David Cao is a bioengineering and computer science student at Harvard, freelance content producer, and Co-Creator of Babbl. Being one of the first to be admitted in his class as part of the early applicants, David tells everything he did from extracurriculars and academics, the mindset of a successful applicant, and the real experience once he got to Harvard.Timestamps2:00 - Overview2:28 - Life Plan During High School8:41 - Importance of Your Entourage...

    • 59 min
    How Law & Medical Students Are Wasting Their Talent

    How Law & Medical Students Are Wasting Their Talent

    Too many smart students go into non-scalable, repetitive jobs notably in law and medicine, obviously with the right reasons. However, David and MingXi raise the importance of entrepreneurship, research, engineering, and innovation that could solve hard problems in the long-run.From #10 - David Cao: Leaving Harvard for 2-Month Road Trip While Building a Social Media AppCheck out our website!

    • 7 min
    The Next Big Thing in Social Media: Audio-Based Platforms

    The Next Big Thing in Social Media: Audio-Based Platforms

    Harvard student David Cao talks about the potential of a "voice-first social media platform" similar to Twitter and Instagram, but where voice messages and other audio-based content like music and podcasts will be the centrepiece. Babbl, a "voice-to-voice social platform" David and fellow McGill students are building, is currently in beta testing, available for download on the App Store and the Play Store.Try BabblFrom #10 - David Cao: Leaving Harvard for 2-Month Road Trip While Buildin...

    • 8 min
    #10 - David Cao: Leaving Harvard for 2-Month Road Trip While Building a Social Media App

    #10 - David Cao: Leaving Harvard for 2-Month Road Trip While Building a Social Media App

    David Cao is a bioengineering and computer science student at Harvard, freelance content producer, and Co-Creator of Babbl. David recently took a gap year to travel Canada on a 2-month-long road trip financed by the government of Canada. He is also building a "voice-first" social media platform called Babbl that puts audio at the centre.What you'll learn in this episode:Advice and tips on how to successfully get admitted into top universities like HarvardWhat Harvard is really like as a fresh...

    • 2 hrs 33 min
    Why This Harvard Student Left College to Go On a Road Trip

    Why This Harvard Student Left College to Go On a Road Trip

    David Cao disenrolled from his Sophomore year at Harvard to go on a road trip around Canada paid for by the government of Canada. From #10 - David Cao: Leaving Harvard for 2-Month Road Trip While Building a Social Media AppCheck out our website!

    • 12 min
    How 19-Year-Old Lucas Raised Nearly $2.5 Million for His Startup

    How 19-Year-Old Lucas Raised Nearly $2.5 Million for His Startup

    How do you convince people of an idea to the extent where they'll provide millions of dollars in resources? GoLoot founder and CEO tells the story of how one piece of paper raised $300 000 for his idea, and the mentorship that lead him to where he is now.From #9 - Lucas Béland: Founding a $2.5 Million Startup as a 19-Year-Old Dropout

    • 10 min

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