Juggling six classes, breaking the language barrier, and speaking to industry leaders on his free time are only a few things Marcelo Dias has accomplished during his time in Berkeley. Marcelo was the one student who was selected from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) to join SCET‚Äôs Startup Semester Program and also selected…

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What do 12 top teams + 1 grand prize equal? You guessed it, Collider Cup is back and better than ever. Watch the best student teams from SCET classes pitch to a panel of professors, investors and industry leaders and see who gets to take home the big win! If you are interested in taking…

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¬†Every year, UC Berkeley hosts Cal Day‚ÄĒan event to welcome prospective students to help guide them through what clubs they can join, what classes to take and to get to know the Berkeley community as a whole. Cal Day is open to current Berkeley students, families and anyone interested in learning more about the initiatives…

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On March 1st, the Blockchain Lab hosted a roundtable with three industry leaders along with student representatives from Blockchain at Berkeley to discuss the importance and growth of this groundbreaking technology. CEOs from ThirdACT, CyrptoWerk, and Legal.io showcased how different industries are able to find faster solutions with the implementation of blockchain. Ikhlaq Sidhu, chief…

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Blockchain is one of the most exciting new technologies that continues to make its mark not only around the world but also right here on UC Berkeley campus. The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology has introduced a Blockchain Lab to teach students how to start companies implementing blockchain technology. Companies ranging from medical data…

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About LAUNCH LAUNCH is The University of California‚Äôs startup accelerator, purposed to transform early-stage startups into fundable companies. During the fall, judges select a small group of startups in the UC system. Teams are then paired with serial-entrepreneur mentors and led through a rigorous curriculum with UC Berkeley faculty. LAUNCH hosts two bootcamps and one…

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For the first time ever, Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship ¬†(BHEP) and Berkeley‚Äôs IEOR ¬†department have joined forces to form an immersive and rigorous course, Lean Transfer (INDENG 290). This course consists of MBA students as well as M.Eng. students, undergraduates and visiting scholars. On November 29th, students in Lean Transfer presented their final pitches to fellow classmates…

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This week in the A. Richard Newton Lecture Series, students had the privilege to listen to Mike Olson, co-founder and former CEO of Cloudera. Olson is not only a two-time UC Berkeley dropout, but also an accomplished engineer, sales associate, and entrepreneur. At his time at Cal, Olson studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and…

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Consensys hosted its first ever Ethereal Hackathon in partnership with Blockchain @ Berkeley on Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22nd. Consensys is a venture production studio and software development consultancy that builds enterprise solutions, decentralized applications, and other tools for the blockchain environment mostly centered on Ethereum (an open source blockchain based platform. Blockchain is a…

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