Aarthi Ramamurthy is the founder and CEO of Lumoid.
Marc Andreessen of a16z (@pmarca) and Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) joined Sriram Krishnan (@sriramk) and Aarthi Ramamurthy (@aarthir) on their Good Time show on Clubhouse.Topics discussed:- Why college is broken.- The reasons for the lack of innovation.- Why it’s so hard for colleges to be disrupted.- How college could be unbundled.- New approaches that are being tried in the space.- How On Deck is creating a new type of education experience.To listen to Marc speak more fully on the topic of education, please go to a16z.com/educationquestion.___Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at www.villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.Want to get updates from us? Subscribe to get a peek inside the Village. We’ll send you reading recommendations, exclusive event invites, and commentary on the latest happenings in Silicon Valley. www.villageglobal.vc/signup
Aarthi Ramamurthy is the founder and CEO of Lumoid, a YCombinator-backed Silicon Valley startup, that provides a try-before-you-buy rental service for consumer electronics. Lumoid originally offered rentals for photography equipment, then expanded to Google Glass and drones, and and more recently branched out into the wearable tech arena. Aarthi hails from Chennai, India and has a Masters in Software Engineering. She was recruited by Microsoft as one of their youngest product managers and has built products such as Xbox LIVE and Netflix's video streaming software, before founding Lumoid. In this episode, Aarthi and I discuss the trends and challenges for women in tech in the US vs. India. She describes her experience as a young woman in a male dominated industry as a great one. Listen to our conversation to learn more about Aarthi's passion for tech and her step by step journey from working with the most successful tech companies to creating her own. Visit her website to check out the services Lumoid offers at www.lumoid.com  
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San Francisco, California, United States of America
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2
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2
Total Airtime
1 hour, 11 minutes
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