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Green Energy’s Demand Side: Lessons from the Starbucks App?

Envy with Green Even before the US Senate’s historic passage of 2022’s $430 billion climate bill, climate tech start-ups were on an envious tear, raising…

8 Lessons Learned for Tech Firm Leadership with Vint Cerf, Co-Creator of the Internet

In the Spring 2022 semester, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology’s Technology Firm Leadership course taught by Carrie Requist…

How to have an outstanding Y Combinator application

If you’re serious about growing your startup and ready to devote yourself to building it full time, joining an accelerator can…

Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator July 2022 Updates: Demo Day Registration, Dtravel’s first booking, OAK/Acala/Astar partnership announcements & more

The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator is an internationally recognized, non-dilutive source of support for startups in the Blockchain ecosystem- formed by a partnership between…

SCET Leaders Teach Largest Innovation Leadership Bootcamp in Country of Georgia

Affiliated faculty, staff, and collaborators from the University of California, Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology are partnering with…

Tackling Language Gaps in Wildfire Emergency Communication

Group photo of FIRE Foundry Program recruits

Disaster Lab launches the FIRE Foundry program to establish a tech-savvy wildfire prevention workforce

Alums, faculty, and students share how SCET impacted them in honor of Big Give 2022

Big Give is Cal’s annual giving day where alumni, students, faculty, and community members have the opportunity to share how Berkeley made an impact on…

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SCET’S Alt: Meat Lab Receives $1.15M Grant from Open Philanthropy

Recently, the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology received a grant of $1.15M over two years from Open Philanthropy to support its Alternative…

Xcelerator February 2022 Updates: Astar Raises $22M, Eluv.io Goes to Sundance

From fighting cancer to founding and investing startups, life advice from Surbhi Sarna, Founder and CEO of nVision Medical, Group Partner at Y Combinator

In a special talk given at the SCET’s Spring 2022 A. Richard Newton Lecture Series, Cal alumni Surbhi Sarna tells the miraculous story of her…

We Shall Overcome: Addressing a History of Inaction on DEI in Tech Startups & Venture Capital

UC Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Marks 3 Years & Calls for 2022 Cohort Applicants— January 2022 Update

Kevin Chou

Next trends of the gaming industry with Kevin Chou, founder of SuperLayer, Rally, Forte, and Kabam

In a special talk given at the SCET’s Fall 2021 Newton Lecture Series, distinguished founders Kevin Chou and Mike Li tell the audience their stories…

NovaXS Biotech Takes Top Spot at Collider Cup IX

The UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET) held Collider Cup IX, its innovation showcase featuring Fall 2021’s top student venture projects, on…