Opening Early 2019
To Enable the Future of Blockchain
The Berkeley Blockchain Accelerator seeks to enable the best of Berkeley to develop true solutions and create new ventures. Join us.
Applications open January 25, 2019
Selected teams will receive -
- up to $200k in VC funding per team
- 12 weeks of Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship training
- mentorship with notable blockchain and startup advisors
- connections to a vast network of Silicon Valley expertise
Chief Scientist, SCET - IEOR Emerging Area Professor Award
Blockchain X-Lab Fellow,
Accelerator Advisor & Fund GP,
Tess Hau is the founder of Tess Ventures. She is an entrepreneur and venture capital investor. She is based out of Palo Alto, California and travels all over the world to meet business contacts. The startup she founded while in undergrad was acquired, and since then she has empowered entrepreneurs globally with access to capital at all stages and adding value. She is an advisor to various startups in the Stanford University ecosystem, Silicon Valley, South-East Asia, Canada and China. She now also helps bridge family offices from Asia who wish to establish a fund/tech venture division in Silicon Valley.
She helps startups cross border expansion into China and the U.S. She is a friend and advisor to various VC Funds and was an advisor to the Stanford Office of Technology Licensing. She was COO of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Greater Chinese Business Club, and is an Honorary Advisor for each new-coming GSB class.
People call her a “Platinum Connector” as she authentically enjoys cultivating quality relationships. She finds herself always thinking “How can I help that person?”
Mentors & Advisors
Alexander Fred Ojala
Visiting Scholar and Co-Instructor, Applied Data Science
Industry Specialist, Blockchain at Berkeley
UC Berkeley Professor, Division of CS/EECS
Staff & Interns
Affiliated Faculty, Visiting Scholars, and Students
Eric (Yiqi) Hou
Leon Ming, Ling Xie