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MeghaScore: Promoting financial inclusion in India

Five months ago, six UC Berkeley students joined a Challenge Lab where the objective was to solve six problems that face Meghalaya, a North-East state in India. The challenges were Rainwater Harvesting, Horticulture, Turmeric, ECO Tourism, Healthcare and Financial Inclusion. Our challenge was to find a way to create a solution for financial inclusion for…

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Get ready for Collider Cup V!


On your mark, get set, go! We’re a month away from Collider Cup V — one of the biggest student entrepreneurship events at UC Berkeley. The event will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Sutardja Dai Hall, in both Banatao Auditorium and the Kvamme Atrium.  RSVP here…

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SCET hosts alums, faculty, and friends for Cal football

This past Saturday, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at the University of California, Berkeley hosted their first tailgate open house at California Memorial Stadium. Cal alumni, Berkeley faculty, and some of Berkeley’s best students came together to cheer on the Golden Bears. In attendance were Pantas and Ting Sutardja, benefactors of SCET and…

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The Future of Sports Technology: SCET’s Sports Tech Collider

Ryan Cobb, Sr. Associate Athletic Director, addressing students How can technology make current athletic training practices more effective? What technologies can assist athletes in maintaining proper form in practice and games? How can technology keep coaches and athletes from drowning in uninsightful data? Most importantly, can emerging technologies give athletes and teams a competitive advantage?…

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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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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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Injecting noise: students build tools to protect individual privacy from artificial intelligence

(This article has also been translated to Russian here.) Artificial intelligence is giving companies unprecedented insights into our personal information. Can individuals protect their privacy by using applications that add fake data to our online behavior? Recently, the credit-reporting agency EquiFax leaked the social security numbers for almost half of all Americans, causing much anxiety…

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SCET Announces New Initiatives at Global Venture Lab 2017 Summit

During the week of August 21st, professors from over 20 countries around the world came together to discuss innovative entrepreneurship at the Sutardja Center’s Global Venture Lab (GVL) Summit. Throughout the two-day summit, professors from various countries spoke about how they plan to implement entrepreneurship at their prospective universities. Dr. Ikhlaq Sidhu, founding Director of…

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Students Pitch Transnational Security Tools in Washington D.C.

Eight weeks of ideation, prototyping, and pitches led 17 UC Berkeley students to Washington D.C. where they presented their hard work to Treasury Department officials as well as the defense and intelligence communities. Reflecting on this amazing experience, the Collider participants want other students to know that they all have the power to break free of their rigid,…

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