Posts Tagged ‘berkeley method of entrepreneurship’

BMoE Bootcamp features recent Sutardja Center alumni on entrepreneurship panel

Young, entrepreneurial former UC Berkeley students met for a panel discussion at the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship (BMoE) Bootcamp held this week at UC Berkeley. The panel featured Mai Nguyen, former Berkeley undergraduate and PhD student and the CEO/Co-Founder of OptoCeutics, and former Berkeley undergraduate student Matthew Milford, co-founder of Foresight.   The panel was moderated…

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European Innovation Academy students share experiences from their summer in Portugal

Over the summer, Berkeley students attended the European Innovation Academy (EIA) in Cascais, Portugal for an intensive, fast-paced learning experience, where they learned from venture capitalists, serial entrepreneurs, executives from Silicon Valley companies, and experts from across the globe. For one week prior to the Academy, Berkeley students met in Porto, Portugal to build the…

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Fall 2019 class combats plastic waste through innovation

Interested in creatively solving the problems of an overly plastic planet? A one to two unit experiential seminar titled “Deplastifying the Planet” will be available this fall semester for innovative students to work with companies hoping to solve the issue of plastic waste.  Deplastifying the Planet, which will be held on Wednesday afternoons in downtown…

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Introducing “Disrupt Berkeley,” a Fall 2019 Challenge Lab Course

If you had the chance to re-design any administrative system at UC Berkeley, which would you choose? That is the question that students will be answering this fall in the “Disrupt Berkeley” Challenge Lab course offered through the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET). Through experiential learning and entrepreneurial product creation, students in “Disrupt…

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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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