As Fall semester came to a close, student teams from entrepreneurship classes offered through the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology competed in the first annual Collider Cup. The event required participants to present their end-of-the year projects to real movers and shakers in the startup space, resulting in one stand-out team taking the prize…

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This week in the A. Richard Newton Lecture Series, students had the privilege to listen to Mike Olson, co-founder and former CEO of Cloudera. Olson is not only a two-time UC Berkeley dropout, but also an accomplished engineer, sales associate, and entrepreneur. At his time at Cal, Olson studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and…

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Last month at the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (BMoE), we had the chance to speak with two inspiring entrepreneurs and mentors — Anastasia Ashman and Pamela Day. They shared their personal journeys as entrepreneurs and innovators, provided valuable advice for starting ventures, and highlighted why they’re fans of the BMoE program.     Tell…

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The University of California, Berkeley has created its first ever virtual hub for innovation on campus, named Berkeley Begin – the Berkeley Gateway to Innovation. Now entrepreneurs can more easily connect with Berkeley’s robust network of innovation courses, incubators, accelerators, funding, and social networks. The goal of Berkeley Begin is to unite Berkeley’s rich entrepreneurship resources under…

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This week, the A. Richard Newton Lecture Series welcomed Jason Creadore, cofounder of Civil Maps. The entrepreneur shared his insights, telling the student audience about his startup journey, and transition from finance to tech. Early Work and Education Creadore graduated from Lehigh University in 2010, and shortly thereafter went on to work for JP Morgan and the…

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The Deadline to Apply for the most fun and Dynamic Summer Abroad Program is March 10th – NEXT FRIDAY !!! Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Europe is a dynamic, hands-on program where you earn 6 Industrial Engineering credits while collaborating with other students from all over the world. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students…

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Friday, December 2nd, 2016 saw the culmination of hard work students enrolled in MTI had put in all semester as groups presented their pitches to Naeem Zafar, serial entrepreneur and director of the MTI Program, Professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, Director and Chief Scientist of SCET, and a panel of prominent VCs and mentors at SCET. Over…

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Last Tuesday’s Newton Series Lectures featured a diverse and highly accomplished panel of female founders. All Cal bears, Doreen Bloch (Haas, ’10), CEO and founder of Poshly; Pauline Shuen (’89), former executive of Cisco and founder of Level Chinese; and Laura Gomez (’01), founder and CEO of Atipica; filled the hour with startup sagacity and…

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Professor Ikhlaq Sidhu has been invited by the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) to speak in their first ever QSTP technovate series. Professor Sidhu will be speaking with Dave McClure this Tuesday, October 11. Sidhu and McClure will kick off the QSTP technovate series to inspire future innovators in the global tech community at a…

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Victor Umunze, recent Cal alumnus and Haas graduate (class of 2016), would never have seen himself growing in the Bay Area’s tech and start-up ecosystem. When Umunze still attended Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria five years ago, he was on track to become a premed student. However, it didn’t take long for him to realize that…

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