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SCET Summer Innovation Reading List

Inspiring Innovation: 2019 Summer Reads By Ella Jensen | July 3, 2019   The faculty, staff, and mentorship network at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology have compiled a list of fascinating and applicable summer reads for any innovator or entrepreneur. (Looking for more summer reading? Check out the Berkeley Summer Reading.)   The Innovator’s Dilemma: The…

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Berkeley Food Institute and Alt.Meat Lab Join Forces to Research Legumes

By Alyssa Plese | June 18, 2019 The Berkeley Food Institute and the Berkeley Alternative Meats Lab recently announced their research partnership to study how legumes might be used to create new and innovative plant-based products. Through the combined work of these organizations, researchers hope to explore new meat alternatives to investigate more sustainable, ethical, and healthy food…

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What We Need Now: Ethical AI

By Shomit Ghose | June 5, 2019 Iron Man vs Terminator Revisited In the landscape of artificial intelligence, we still find ourselves balanced precariously between the twin outcomes of Iron Man and Terminator.  In the former, we adopt technologies to empower our human selves — as with the Marvel comic book character — to overcome our foremost challenges. …

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SRM students share their Startup Semester experiences

Through a global partnership with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, students from the Amravati campus and Chennai Campus at Sri Ramaswami Memorial University (SRM) in India are studying as a part of Startup Semester at UC Berkeley this semester. We spoke to four SRM students with technical and entrepreneurship education backgrounds about their…

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Join SCET for CalDay 2019!

The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at UC Berkeley is excited to be participating in CalDay 2019! We invite the whole community to come meet our students, faculty, and staff at our events through the day! Here is the schedule for this Saturday, April 13 at UC Berkeley SCET: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.…

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Get ready for SCET’s Collider Cup IV!

We’re a month away from one of the Sutardja Center’s biggest events of the semester — Collider Cup IV! The Collider Cup is SCET’s all-star showcase of the best student teams from each semester. The Sutardja Center is excited to present Collider Cup IV on Friday, May 10 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in…

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Meet the teams: Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator kicks off with first batch

On March 19, the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator welcomed its first batch of teams to the recently launched accelerator focused on blockchain startup education and support. The spring 2019 cohort is made up of 12 teams that utilize blockchain technology in a variety of ways, ranging from data ownership to tabletop gaming. AnChain.ai, Bitmark, DataAgora, Dyson…

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UC Berkeley Launches Accelerator to Support Blockchain Startups

The University of California, Berkeley has just announced the formation of a new blockchain-focused accelerator, the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator. The new accelerator will help entrepreneurs pursue ventures in the blockchain space, tap into the vast resources of UC Berkeley and Silicon Valley, and receive expert industry guidance to create high-value blockchain startups. The effort was…

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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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