We were proud to honor our outgoing cohort of Startup Semester students at their graduation ceremony, held on Friday, May 8, 2020. Our Spring 2020 cohort features 18 students, hailing from 5 different countries. The event highlighted short speeches by three participants — Anushka Purohit, Anupam Tiwari and Anant Mishra — who reflected on their classes, Startup…

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Every year, we look forward to welcoming international students to UC Berkeley for our spring and fall programs at the Sutardja Center. Empowering innovators to positively change the world is what drives us forward. However, given the growing concerns around COVID-19, we’ve made the difficult decision to postpone the in-person component of the Startup Semester and…

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As part of the Startup Semester study abroad program, students from around the world are learning about about entrepreneurship and technology while growing their global networks. We heard from Anushka, Johannes, Jaideep, and Anant about their favorite aspects of the Startup Semester program. Keep an eye out for other upcoming student features! Anushka Purohit, Hong…

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A former Startup Semester student was recently featured as a TEDx speaker for Insper, São Paulo, Brazil. Igor Marinelli, who was a student in Dr. Pamela Park’s Tech Firm Leadership (INDENG 171) course last fall, took the skills he learnt in class to the stage. Unlike in other classes, Tech Firm Leadership students were tasked…

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Students interested in becoming changemakers in the new technology venture space are encouraged to apply for SCET Berkeley’s Startup Semester. SCET offers a full time, semester long program for undergraduates studying engineering, business, design and more. This is the perfect opportunity to study at the top public university in the U.S. and to experience all that makes Silicon…

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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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Through a global partnership with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, students from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), and Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) are studying at UC Berkeley this semester. As part of the Startup Semester study abroad program, they are learning about about entrepreneurship and technology while growing…

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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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