Jocelyn Weber Phipps

SCET Launches New Global Online Courses in Leadership and Data for Professionals

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / June 23, 2020 / Comments Off on SCET Launches New Global Online Courses in Leadership and Data for Professionals

The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at the University of California, Berkeley now has two new offerings for professionals and researchers around the world – Data-X Live, Online & Engineering Leadership Global. Data-X Live, Online: Develop new skills in this applied data science course Data-X has been a highly popular course at UC Berkeley…

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Application for Fall 2019 Batch Opens at UC Berkeley’s Blockchain Xcelerator!

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / July 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Application for Fall 2019 Batch Opens at UC Berkeley’s Blockchain Xcelerator!

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 See the Future of Work at Bluescape during Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership Week

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / November 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Executives See the Future of Work at Bluescape during Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership Week

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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Call for Blockchain Research Proposals – Funded by Ripple’s Partnership with Haas on the University Blockchain Research Initiative

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / November 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Call for Blockchain Research Proposals – Funded by Ripple’s Partnership with Haas on the University Blockchain Research Initiative

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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UC Berkeley’s SCET to Host Blockchain Roundtable with B@B, Simon Chan and Entrepreneurs on March 1st

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / February 20, 2018 / Comments Off on UC Berkeley’s SCET to Host Blockchain Roundtable with B@B, Simon Chan and Entrepreneurs on March 1st

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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NEO DevCon & Free Backpacks for SCET Students & our Community

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / February 1, 2018 / Comments Off on NEO DevCon & Free Backpacks for SCET Students & our Community

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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Working in Blockchain? The Sutardja Center is seeking Project Funding Nominations & Blockchain Lab Research Director

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / January 31, 2018 / Comments Off on Working in Blockchain? The Sutardja Center is seeking Project Funding Nominations & Blockchain Lab Research Director

Welcome to the formal kickoff of 2018 activities by the Blockchain Lab at UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology.   The Sutardja Center has initiated the Center’s first course on Blockchain, led by Dr. Po Chi Wu (see Challenge Lab – INDENG 185 01 for more details) and is working with the leading…

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Attend NEO DevCon for Free in SF Jan 30-31

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / January 18, 2018 / Comments Off on Attend NEO DevCon for Free in SF Jan 30-31

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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Global executive audience gathers for Berkeley’s Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership Week

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / November 27, 2017 / Comments Off on Global executive audience gathers for Berkeley’s Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership Week

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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Join us to hear the founder of blockchain startup NEO at 2:30pm this Friday December 1 at SCET

By Jocelyn Weber Phipps / November 27, 2017 / Comments Off on Join us to hear the founder of blockchain startup NEO at 2:30pm this Friday December 1 at SCET

  Interested in learning more about blockchain and crypto-currencies like Bitcoin? Come join us to meet Da HongFei and staff at NEO, a non-profit community-based blockchain project, to learn how NEO achieved a meteoric rise to become the #10 highest valued cryptocurrency. The event will also celebrate NEO becoming a new member of SCET’s Blockchain Lab. Founded in 2014, NEO…

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