SCET Operations Director, Jesse Dieker, has just been awarded the 2021 UC Berkeley Excellence in Management Award. Jesse was nominated by her colleagues at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology for her superb leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this unprecedented event, Jesse helped the management team plan for different scenarios and outcomes that…

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The University of California, Berkeley is pleased to announce that the application for the Fall 2019 Batch of the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator will be open from Monday, July 22nd until Thursday, August 15th at this site. The Xcelerator seeks to support blockchain-related startups by leveraging Berkeley’s uniquely integrated blockchain and innovation ecosystem, ranging from the…

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Executives taking part in SCET’s Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership week had the opportunity to visit the San Francisco office of Bluescape, a leader of innovative, collaboration workspace solutions, and begin to envision the integration of the many tools used in workplaces today, such as Slack, PowerPoint, Google Sheets and Adobe Creative Cloud, in a shared, multi-user,…

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The Sutardja Center’s Blockchain Lab is pleased to share the Call for Research Proposals from the Blockchain Initiative being led by Haas’ Institute for Business & Social Impact (IBSI) & Master in Financial Engineering (MFE) Program.  The Haas Blockchain Initiative is funded by a multi-year, multi-million-dollar grant from Ripple, a growing company in the emerging…

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Reflecting the strong interest from Berkeley students in Blockchain technologies, the Blockchain Lab of the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET) has invited a group of successful entrepreneurs to meet with leaders of Blockchain@Berkeley (B@B) to discuss, in an open forum, some of the challenges and opportunities in this exciting new field. This session,…

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The Blockchain Lab’s sponsor, NEO, a non-profit community developing the smart economy on blockchain, held their first DevCon this past week in San Francisco at the Intercontinental Hotel.  Speaker topics ranged from new solutions for decentralized databases for dApps (Bluzelle) to mobile wallets for the NEO economy (O3).  There was even a “NEO Anthem” performed…

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Interested in learning & attending the NEO Developers Conference for Free!  NEO, a non-profit community-based blockchain project, is offering students an opportunity to attend for free – see this link.   NEO is also a sponsor of the Blockchain Lab at Berkeley’s Sutardja Center and founder, Da Hong Fei spoke at SCET on 12/1. Founded in 2014,…

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In late October, executives and managers from around the world gathered at Berkeley to participate in our first open-enrollment Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership week. In what was described as a “fantastic” and “organization changing” week. Our global participants heard from our leading faculty on disruptive technologies (AI, big data, AR/VR, robotics), as well as from…

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