Whether you build technology or inspire those who do, you have the power to change the world.  But only if you make a genuine effort to try. On Tuesday, November 12th, students in the audience of the Newton Lecture Series were given a strikingly blunt lecture from Expensify Founder & CEO, David Barrett. Unlike most…

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Recology SF hosted SCET’s Deplastify the Planet course on Wednesday, Septermber 4 at the Recology SF facility. Christine Wolfe, Government Relations Manager and John Ferrari, Sr Operations Manager gave the students a tour of the facility, explained operations and fielded questions from students. Recology SF is one of the largest recycling centers in the Western United…

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

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For Startup Semester students from Brazil, a big win at HackBrazil was only one step in their journey to shake the healthcare industry. Their startup, Blue, integrates data and uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict chronic disease. Pedro Freire, founder and CEO at Blue is a business graduate at Insper, student in MIT’s…

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Through a global partnership with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, students from the Amravati campus and Chennai Campus at Sri Ramaswami Memorial University (SRM) in India are studying as a part of Startup Semester at UC Berkeley this semester. We spoke to four SRM students with technical and entrepreneurship education backgrounds about their…

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Are you looking to raise investment for your startup? Look no further than “Get Funded,” a new opportunity for founders to pitch their startups and receive funding! This program — launched by Arrow Capital and Berkeley Skydeck in collaboration with The House, Rough Draft Ventures, Dorm Room Fund and Contrary Capital — aims to accelerate the next…

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Through a global partnership with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, students from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) studied at UC Berkeley this semester as part of the Startup Semester study abroad program in order to learn about entrepreneurship and technology while growing their global networks. Read more about the girls’ experience at SCET below!…

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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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