The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator is a joint venture by three premier organizations on the UC Berkeley campus: Berkeley Engineering’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, the Haas School of Business, and the Blockchain at Berkeley student group. Its purpose is to move new blockchain technologies and ventures forward, through leveraging the unparalleled resources at UC…

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The University of California, Berkeley’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET) is one of the first institutions to offer university courses on blockchain technology. Specifically, SCET’s Blockchain Lab facilitates collaboration between new ventures, industry scholars, and academics to evaluate, validate, and execute innovative blockchain projects. “Academics feel a lot of pressure to maintain their…

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by Ikhlaq Sidhu & Alexander Fred-Ojala Current Situation: Blockchain is an Emerging Technology With a Significant Promise In 2009, a previously unknown cryptographer by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto introduced a mysterious new digital currency to the world.  Ignored by the traditional finance industry, Bitcoin gained popularity quietly on the Internet and now is considered the…

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