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Leaf Global: Using Blockchain to Enable Virtual Banking Across Borders

The UN estimates that there are over 68 million people around the world who have been forcibly displaced from their homes. Even more live in states of economic, social and political instability. While asylum-seekers wait for their claims to be processed, they reside in detention centers with no entitlement to the freedom of movement, residency,…

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‘Coin Assistant’ Startup Makes Crypto Easy to Use

Coin founders Damon Nam and Byron Levels had initially set out to solve a personal problem: their passion for the potential of blockchain was met with an equal frustration for current solutions with high friction, extreme complexity, and poor user experiences. Investigating this problem further, Nam and Levels decided to poll consumers about the core…

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SCET Partners with University of Economics, Prague (VŠE) to Enhance its Innovation Pedagogy

The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET) at the University of California, Berkeley and the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics at the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic recently formed a new partnership to help facilitate the exchange of pedagogy, faculty, and students between the two universities. Additionally, mentors from UC Berkeley will…

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SmartDrug wins first place prize at BMoE Bootcamp

SmartDrug took home the top prize at the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp on August 23. SmartDrug is an automatic drug development technology that gets rid of fatal side effects.  SmartDrug’s team consisted of members Arpinderjeet Singh, Ruchirangad Sharma, and Roalla Toy from UC Berkeley, Ka Wang (Frankie) Wong from Hong Kong Baptist University, and…

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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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