This semester, Professor Ricardo San Martin will be leading a Challenge Lab and aĀ diverse set of students tasked withĀ finding new meat substitutes. Challenge Lab is a competition-based format that encourages students to solve complex problems for real industry clients. Young entrepreneurs will spend the next few months exploring, researching, and developing affordable plant-based…

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OnĀ December 5th, students at the University of California, Berkeley made their final startup presentations as part of Challenge Lab (IEOR 185) courses taughtĀ by the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. The student teams were challenged by industry leaders to tackle the problems of affordable clean energy in developing nations, the refugee crisis in…

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On Monday December 5th, students at the University of California, Berkeley will make their final startup presentations as part of ā€œChallenge Labā€ courses offered by the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. Ā The student teams were challenged by industry leaders to tackle the problem of affordable clean energy, the refugee crisis, and growing…

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This semester, the Sutardja Center partnered with Cheetah Mobile to host an Artificial Intelligence Chatbot Collider. Chatbots present new opportunities for services to become much more interactive and are ā€œquickly becoming the latest interface for companies and computers to interact with people in their natural language,ā€ says Professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, the Chief Scientist and Founding…

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Earlier this semester, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology announced a collider in partnership with Kabam.Ā This four-week collider project challenged Berkeley students to engage in comprehensive market research in order toĀ predict the next emerging market hot spot for iOS revenue. Students delved into different countries to uncover growing markets, with special consideration of smartphone…

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Last Wednesday, Karel Janeček, stepped foot onto the Berkeley campus to give a talk regarding his Democracy 2.1 initiatives. Janeček, a well-known Czech mathematician, made his first mark in the financial world in 1994 when he co-founded RSJ Algorithmic Trading. It is now one of the worldā€™s largest financial derivative firms, making Janeček the first…

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