Berkeley method of entrepreneurship

HKBU students talk goals, challenges, and advice for SCET’s Startup Semester

Through a global partnership with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, students from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) studied at UC Berkeley this semester as part of the Startup Semester study abroad program in order to learn about entrepreneurship and technology while growing their global networks. Read more about the girls’ experience at SCET below!…

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SRM professor seeks to understand how teaching entrepreneurship differs around the world

Are teachings in American university translatable across the world? That’s exactly what Professor Richard T. Wilson of Sri Ramaswamy Memorial (SRM) Institute, Chennai is trying to figure out.     To better understand how entrepreneurship is taught in the United States, SRM is partnering with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology to develop new…

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Berkeley Method gets students thinking like entrepreneurs

It was a stressor of an assignment for some 400 students at the European Innovation Academy (EIA) in Cascais, Portugal: Form diverse teams of five and, in just 15 days, create startups to pitch to a panel of investors, in hopes of launching the next Instagram or Airbnb. A few students, blanching in the face the world’s…

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Now Available: Introduction to Mindset and Behavior for Innovation (video)

Which mindsets and behaviors do successful entrepreneurs typically have? How can entrepreneurs learn and practice these mindsets and behaviors to become more innovative? Presented by Ikhlaq Sidhu, director and chief scientist of the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET). This 1 hour lecture is a helpful resource for any instructor, student, innovator, or entrepreneur.…

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Gender equality discussion added to BMoE bootcamp for the first time

In a new addition to the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship, or BMoE, bootcamp this year, a panel of executives from Silicon Valley participated in a discussion about achieving gender equality in the workplace — especially in the tech industry. Moderated by BMoE program director Gigi Wang, the panel consisted of Storm Ventures Principal Pascale Diaine,…

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BMoE bootcamp ends with 4 standout pitches

At the end of our Fall 2018 BMoE Bootcamp, four ventures were selected to give a 5-minute pitch to a panel of industry judges. Dental care startup UJU, farming optimization company HexaRoot, product and warranty simplifier Warrify, and scheduling optimizer MultiMeet all presented on Friday, vying to be the winner. Scroll through to learn more…

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The secret to every successful startup: experimentation

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. If you do succeed, try, try again. That’s the basic premise of Optimizely, a company that focuses almost exclusively on experimentation. Optimizely’s Vice President of Product Claire Vo visited the Sutardja Center’s Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship, or BMoE, Fall Bootcamp on Wednesday to speak about the…

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Ikhlaq Sidhu Wins 2018 IEEE Major Education Innovation Award

Ikhlaq Sidhu, professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley, and faculty director and chief scientist at the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) for his contributions in entrepreneurship…

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The Applied EQ Project: EQ-Driven Technology Disruption

Written by Ikhlaq Sidhu UC Berkeley and Paris del E’traz, IE Business School. We have identified two types of mindsets that exist in firms today.  One mindset is the traditional one that believes that success is based mostly on building superior products and services and that customers will automatically follow. The other mindset is based on…

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