Takeaways from Innovation-X Roundtable 2: Reimagining Education

By Suyash Jaju | July 31, 2020
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A Global Statistician’s Love for Lily Seeds Turns Entrepreneurial!

By Devanshi Rathi | July 29, 2020

For Mallika Chawla, entrepreneurship was not something that came by nature. She was a trained economist and statistician obtaining her master’s degree from the University of Cambridge, which she followed up by working in a high-profiled role at Goldman Sachs in Singapore. However, her tryst with entrepreneurship began when she moved to Silicon Valley, the…

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Take-Aways from the Innovation-X Roundtable: Innovation in Times of Change

By Suyash Jaju | July 16, 2020

Black swans are rare and unpredictable events that create a huge impact on the ways we live and work. During the Covid-19 pandemic, individuals and companies have to adapt to a new normal for daily life. Which industries are thriving and which are struggling in the new normal? What will the consequences be for how…

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Founder’s Playbook: Guitar Hero’s Founder Gives Advice on Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

By Keith McAleer | July 16, 2020

The Founder’s Playbook is an interview series presented by UC Berkeley’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. On The Founder’s Playbook, we speak to entrepreneurs & innovators to discover their routines, fail-ups, mindsets, and get the real stories behind what it’s like to create something new. Today we have the co-founder of Guitar Hero and…

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Y Combinator’s Geoff Ralston Gives Guidance to Students on How to Create a Startup While in School

By Keith McAleer | July 16, 2020

The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology hosted an event with Y Combinator to help students understand how to apply to the top accelerator and hear from YC President Geoff Ralston on how to create a startup while attending school. The full video is available below. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up to…

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Student startup Prodbnb revolutionizes experiential marketing and hospitality

By Kevin Lin | July 14, 2020

Would you buy a $2,000 mattress without trying it? How certain would you be of your purchase if you only got 15 minutes with it in a showroom? This is the exact hurdle that many product marketers face today: convincing a consumer to make a financial investment into buying a higher priced, higher quality product. …

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Newton Series of the week: John Doerr

By Jay | February 25, 2015

The famed venture capitalist’s lecture included how to recognize “The Next Big Thing,” the present and future of green technology, pointing out the flaws in the American education and health systems, the importance of networking and how to search for inspiration

Newton Spring 2015 – John Doerr, Ted Hoff, Vinod Dham and more….

By Jay | December 23, 2014

Sign up on Telebears for the Spring 2015 A. Richard Newton Lecture Series and hear from John Doerr, Ted Hoff, Vinod Dham and more…..

Tonight at Newton Series, Jeff Rothschild, Facebook’s 1st VP of Engineering

By Jay | November 4, 2014

Tonight we host Jeff Rothschild, currently at Accel Partners. Jeff cofounded Veritas Software, which was acquired by Symantic for $13.5 Billion. He then went on to be Facebook’s first VP of Engineering in 2004, and still works with them in an advisory role.

What’s Next for Entrepreneurship Centers?

By Jay | October 17, 2014

Posted by Ikhlaq Sidhu, October 2014 What’s Next for Entrepreneurship Centers? State of the E-Art You may have seen our previously released slide set, “How to Build a Modern Entrepreneurship Center” (here’s a link –  E-Center 2.0 Public-9-2014-Compressed). It’s a pretty good summary of what we have learned so far, based on our past 10…

Tonight at Newton Series – Juan Pablo Dellaroquellem from Medallia

By Jay | October 7, 2014

Tonight, October 7th, The Newton Series features Juan Pablo Dellarroquellem, Head of Engineering at Medallia.  Juan Pablo is an expert in interactive voice response systems and built Argentina’s first voice portal, which won him Intel’s Application of the Year Award.  He has been with Medallia for over a decade, helping the company be the leading…

Yoky Matsuoka, Nest CTO and Google X co-founder speaking at CET’s A. Richard Newton Series tonight

By Jay | September 30, 2014

At the Newton Series, Yoky Matsuoka, CTO at Nest, speaks on the book of her life.  Nest was bought by Google, for $3.2 billion earlier this year.  See all our Newton Speakers (link) and join us for class next semester.

See Newton Lectures by Ramona Pierson, CEO of Declara and Auren Hoffman, CEO of LiveRamp

By Jay | September 29, 2014

Click links for our most recent Berkeley ARN Distinguished Innovator speakers Ramona Pierson, CEO and founder Declara – http://youtu.be/YzjQJIJSEH8 Auren Hoffman, CEO and founder LiveRamp –  http://youtu.be/n0ufLhqZ4ak

Tonight – Ramona Pierson, CEO, Declara – A. Richard Newton Lecture Series Distinguished Innovator-

By Jay | September 23, 2014

Tonight, as part of our Newton Lecture Series, we feature Ramona Pierson (Links to an external site.), CEO of Declara.  Ramona attended Cal as a math prodigy and went on to overcome truly incredible obstacles.  After loosing a decade of her life to recovering from a car accident, she studied and received advanced degrees in neurosciences and…

Berkeley Method Bootcamp (Download-able Resources)

By Jay | August 24, 2014

Last week, we completed the 4- day Fall 2014 Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for over 100 participants including Berkeley students, SkyDeck Acceleration teams, Baker Fellow researchers, and international students and faculty from leading global institutions.    This is the first year the program is now formally part of the formal Berkeley curriculum as an engineering course (IEOR…

Dean’s Message in Innovations Online

By Jay | July 3, 2014

Reposted from the June 2014 Dean’s message in Innovations online.  Also Congrats to Imprint Energy which just secured a $6M Series A round. By Shankar Sastry, Dean, College of Engineering, UC Berkeley Conventional wisdom has it that entrepreneurs are born that way. At Berkeley, however, we thrive on proving conventional wisdom wrong. After almost a decade of teaching entrepreneurship…