“I help interesting people to do interesting things.” Chris Yeh Chris Yeh, along with Reid Hoffman, Linkedin co-founder, legendary investor, and host of the award-winning Masters of Scale podcast, is the author of the global best-selling book Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies. With a foreword by Bill Gates, Blitzscaling reveals the…

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SCET has partnered with the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Entrepreneurship Center to establish the ‘Entrepreneurship 4 All’ program in Saudi Arabia. The program, also known as ‘E4A’, is designed to provide the KAUST community – graduate students, employees, researchers, and postdocs – with a broad introduction to entrepreneurship with a particular emphasis on…

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Tech Leaders Program: Challenge Lab Final Pitch Event Global Academic Programs Director, David Law, proudly represented SCET at the Plaksha University Tech Leaders Program Challenge Lab Final Pitch Event. Plaksha University is India’s largest collective philanthropy effort to build a new model of engineering education and research. Backed by 70+ academic and business leaders from…

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Business’ “Theory of Everything”? Physicists have long sought a Theory of Everything, a single theoretical framework that explains and ties together the physical world at every scale, from the sub-atomic to the cosmic. One of the leading theoretical frameworks advanced toward this end has been string theory. In the business world, might we find a…

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Digital transformation is the process of using digital technologies to create new or change existing business processes in accommodation to rapidly evolving business and market requirements. COVID-19 is certainly speeding up the process of digital transformation. In 2020, according to International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide spending on digital transformation reached $1.3 trillion. By 2025, it…

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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 difficult journey to founding nVision Medical and gives valuable advice to young entrepreneurs seeking investments as a current Group Partner at Y Combinator. On February 1, 2022, Surbhi Sarna shared…

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The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET) at the University of California, Berkeley is excited to announce a new partnership with Chulalongkorn University’s School of Integrated Innovation (SCII) to collaborate with UC Berkeley students on entrepreneurial projects and learn the educational approaches and practices pioneered at SCET through the center’s Startup Semester program. “It…

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UC Berkeley has once again ranked #2 in the world for undergraduate entrepreneurship, maintaining its position for producing the second-highest number of undergraduate founders who go on to obtain venture funding. After Berkeley (1365), MIT (1125), Harvard (1100), University of Pennsylvania (1,021), and Cornell (888) round up the top 6 universities in the world by…

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