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Visiting scholar Claus Rehfeld concludes his time with SCET

If Claus Rehfeld could start his visiting scholarship at the Sutardja Center all over again, he’d focus less on finding the exact right expert in his field to healthcare data, and spend more time connecting and listening to the diverse people that visit the Center.  Claus, a visiting Ph.D scholar from Denmark, will conclude his…

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Brazil Startup Semester students ready to shake healthcare industry

For Startup Semester students from Brazil, a big win at HackBrazil was only one step in their journey to shake the healthcare industry. Their startup, Blue, integrates data and uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict chronic disease. Pedro Freire, founder and CEO at Blue is a business graduate at Insper, student in MIT’s…

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Taiwanese Visiting Researchers Yao-Chieh Hu and Ting-Ting Lee — A Global Blockchain Entrepreneurship Journey

From Asia to California — a passion for blockchain is taking UC Berkeley Sutardja Center visiting researchers and Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator scholars Yao Chieh Hu (Jeff) and Ting Ting Lee (Tina) on a worldwide journey of opportunity and discovery. “Blockchain is more engaging,” says Jeff on why he finds working with blockchain more compelling than…

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Startup Semester students talk diversity, experiences at UC Berkeley

Through a global partnership with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, students from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), and Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) are studying at UC Berkeley this semester. As part of the Startup Semester study abroad program, they are learning about about entrepreneurship and technology while growing…

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SCET Hosts Software Maestro Program for the First Time

This winter, SCET hosted the Software Maestro (SOMA) program for the first time in collaboration with Silicon Valley Reboot Program and the Institute of Information & Communications Technology Planning & Evaluation (IITP). Students participating in the two-week innovation program were from top Korean universities, selected from a highly competitive pool based on their past performance…

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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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SCET Global: Redefining health data with Claus Rehfeld

Can health data be marketable? That’s the fundamental question that visiting researcher Claus Rehfeld hopes to answer during his time at the Sutardja Center this year. An economist by education, Rehfeld spent 20 years working in businesses related to health data. For his doctorate, Rehfeld is looking at how best to define health data in…

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UC Berkeley Sutardja Center forms partnership with Sunway University

From left to right: Anthony St. George, assistant dean for international partnerships, University of California, Berkeley College of Engineering; Matt van Leeuwen, director of Sunway iLabs; Elizabeth Lee, senior executive director, Sunway Education Group; Tsu-Jae King Liu, dean, UC Berkeley Engineering; Susan Giesecke, director of global engagement, UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology;…

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Will there ever be a Startup Visa?

Earlier this summer, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it would begin the process to formally terminate the International Entrepreneur Parole Program.[1]  Created during the Obama administration, the program would have allowed certain foreign national entrepreneurs to come to the United States to develop and oversee startup businesses. The program was set to take…

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