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SHHHH….Three Secrets to New Venture Mentoring Magic: Insights from Silicon Valley and Beyond

SHHHH….Three Secrets to New Venture Mentoring Magic: Insights from Silicon Valley and Beyond This past Spring, UC Berkeley assembled its…

How to Develop Capacity for Constant, Rapid Change

We live in a constantly accelerating state of rapid change. It is essentially a continuum of innovation and relentless disruption….

Berkeley Alternative Meats X-Lab Partners with Thimus to Explore How Food Neuroscience can Transform Food Systems

The partnership will allow UC Berkeley faculty and students to collaborate with Thimus to investigate how to create healthy, affordable,…

‘Best of’ Series: A year learning from the brightest minds at SCET

At the Sutardja Center, we are committed to creating positive change, and we do this with the support of a…

Predicting the Price of Bitcoin

How would you build a model to do this? Some great minds are not deterred by difficult questions. Alongside a multitudinous clan of hackers and…

How Design Thinking Can Help Create Affordable Meat Alternatives

SCET Alt:Meat Lab Director Co-Authors Chapter in ‘Design Thinking for Food Well-Being’ with Two Other UC Berkeley Professors and Launches New ‘Design of Affordable Plant-Based…

Stop the Recycling PSAs: Why Corporations Should Be Responsible for Plastic Waste

From the ‘Deplastify the Planet’ Class: A Circular Economic Solution to Plastic Waste In most states, plastic recycling is currently orchestrated by public and private…

SCET is Celebrating Fifteen Years with Ikhlaq Sidhu

SCET Faculty Director and Chief Scientist, Ikhlaq Sidhu, has created a new model for the academic innovation center that embraces innovation in both academia and…

The Creator of Siri: “Make your prototype magic”

“We launched a free app in the app store and 2 weeks later we get this call… ‘Heeeey it’s Steve, whatcha doin’? Wanna come over…

Behavioral Economics: The Entrepreneur’s Best Friend?

Economics’ Not-So-Hidden Hand Behavioral economics has been much in the public eye this century, whether it was Daniel Kahneman’s 2002 Nobel Prize in economics, Robert…

The Third Model of Content Monetization

Ads and subscriptions are the winning business models for B2C content. But a third model is emerging which may spark an internet revolution. Model 1:…

Innovating through crisis: why now is the best time to start a company and positively change the world

In Spring 2021, SCET will offer a new course, Challenge Lab – Innovating Through Crisis (INDENG 185-002), that will help students create new startups focused on helping…

Top Projects Announced for Data-X Fall 2020

The Data-X course (Applied Data Science with Venture Applications, INDENG 135/290) has just announced its top projects from Fall 2020. 140 students submitted twenty-eight high…

French Embassy OST recognizes SCET Deplastify the Planet course on 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement

SCET will offer its Deplastify the Planet course in collaboration with Schoolab in Spring 2021. Participating students will have the opportunity to create a venture…