Artificial Intelligence is offering the kind of revolution mankind first saw a 100 years ago with electricity, with Andrew Ng, the former Chief Scientist at Baidu claiming he can’t think of an industry it won’t disrupt in the next 10 years. Google’s AI stands at the point where it can recognize user doodles and translate…

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This week the CITRIS Foundry, SCET’s entrepreneurship partner and the UC system’s accelerator for founders building transformative technology companies, held its biannual Demo Day, where its Spring 2016 cohort pitched their business ventures and displayed progress they had made over the past year. The Spring 2016 Cohort represented the sixth batch of startups to participate…

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HEC Paris, a European Business School located in the southern suburbs of Paris, specializes in education and research management, and offers a range of entrepreneurship related programs to increase the exposure of students to industry. HEC’s mission statement enables students to create links with other engineering universities and foster an innovative system of support for technological…

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This past week, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship wrapped up its signature week-long bootcamp, capping off a week characterized with mesmerizing presentations from both speakers and students from a variety of professional fields, majors and countries. Key note speakers such as Dr. Vivienne Ming, Anne Fletcher, Alex Mehr (CEO & Founder of Zoosk, Mentor Box),…

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This year’s Newton Lecture Series kicked off with a UC Berkeley alum entrepreneur who’s determined to solve the world’s most basic problem – hunger. Komal Ahmad, Founder and CEO of Copia PBC, studied International Health and Global Development at UC Berkeley and has been named one of the Humanitarians of the Year in 2015, as…

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The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology is well-known by now for its collaborative approach and collider mentality; one that is based on the principal that creating knowledge societies and bi-directional information exchange is crucial to successful entrepreneurship. Under the Global Partners program, the SCET invites and sends students to various universities and entrepreneurship hubs…

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Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of ambitious entrepreneurial minds and various skill sets who are looking to practice and learn the basics of founding and launching a startup venture successfully. This past weekend, Venture Strategy Solutions, a student-run consulting group at UC Berkeley for high-growth startups brought Startup Weekend back to Berkeley after…

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A woman whose passion for startups, change and growth is possibly second only to her favorite soccer team, Barcelona, Mar Hershenson, Founding and Managing Partner of Pear.vc is one of the leading women in venture capital in the Bay Area. With a strong background in design, automation & electrical engineering, Mar brings significant operational and…

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With 2016 fast coming to a close, many people are questioning where the largest proportion of fintech investments will lie heading into 2017. Whereas 2016 was the year of heavy VC investments in Blockchain, AI, Online Lending and a number of other sectors, funding is anticipated to cool down in 2017, given some sectors have…

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