Posts Tagged ‘berkeley method of entrepreneurship’

SRM professor seeks to understand how teaching entrepreneurship differs around the world

Are teachings in American university translatable across the world? That’s exactly what Professor Richard T. Wilson of Sri Ramaswamy Memorial (SRM) Institute, Chennai is trying to figure out.     To better understand how entrepreneurship is taught in the United States, SRM is partnering with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology to develop new…

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Berkeley Method gets students thinking like entrepreneurs

It was a stressor of an assignment for some 400 students at the European Innovation Academy (EIA) in Cascais, Portugal: Form diverse teams of five and, in just 15 days, create startups to pitch to a panel of investors, in hopes of launching the next Instagram or Airbnb. A few students, blanching in the face the world’s…

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Gender equality discussion added to BMoE bootcamp for the first time

In a new addition to the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship, or BMoE, bootcamp this year, a panel of executives from Silicon Valley participated in a discussion about achieving gender equality in the workplace — especially in the tech industry. Moderated by BMoE program director Gigi Wang, the panel consisted of Storm Ventures Principal Pascale Diaine,…

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The secret to every successful startup: experimentation

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. If you do succeed, try, try again. That’s the basic premise of Optimizely, a company that focuses almost exclusively on experimentation. Optimizely’s Vice President of Product Claire Vo visited the Sutardja Center’s Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship, or BMoE, Fall Bootcamp on Wednesday to speak about the…

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UC Berkeley Sutardja Center forms partnership with Sunway University

From left to right: Anthony St. George, assistant dean for international partnerships, University of California, Berkeley College of Engineering; Matt van Leeuwen, director of Sunway iLabs; Elizabeth Lee, senior executive director, Sunway Education Group; Tsu-Jae King Liu, dean, UC Berkeley Engineering; Susan Giesecke, director of global engagement, UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology;…

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Ikhlaq Sidhu Wins 2018 IEEE Major Education Innovation Award

Ikhlaq Sidhu, professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley, and faculty director and chief scientist at the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) for his contributions in entrepreneurship…

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UC Berkeley SCET welcomes the inaugural class for the Startup Semester

The deadline to apply for the Startup Semester Spring 2018 cohort is October 15, 2017 The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology welcomes the first-ever class of students participating in the fall 2017 Startup Semester, an exclusive program providing international students with the opportunity to take entrepreneurship courses at UC Berkeley and work on startup…

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Advice from VCs Anastasia Ashman and Pamela Day

Last month at the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (BMoE), we had the chance to speak with two inspiring entrepreneurs and mentors — Anastasia Ashman and Pamela Day. They shared their personal journeys as entrepreneurs and innovators, provided valuable advice for starting ventures, and highlighted why they’re fans of the BMoE program.     Tell…

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