Pressure on the private sector is increasing day by day as the demand for technology-based solutions to reduce the spread of the virus rises. A multitude of challenges remain for society in regards to testing and tracking the disease as well as getting people back to work. Time is of the essence.  Fortunately, a variety…

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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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On May 2nd, 2017, Free Ventures hosted its semi-annual Demo Day showcasing six startups at The House near UC Berkeley. Unlike past semesters, this year’s Demo Day was closed to the general public to allow Berkeley students, investors, mentors and leaders of Silicon Valley to network in a more private setting. Free Ventures incubates startups…

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This week the CITRIS Foundry, SCET’s entrepreneurship partner and the UC system’s accelerator for founders building transformative technology companies, held its biannual Demo Day, where its Spring 2016 cohort pitched their business ventures and displayed progress they had made over the past year. The Spring 2016 Cohort represented the sixth batch of startups to participate…

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This week of the Newton Lecture Series brought yet another example of diversity in entrepreneurship. Amit Kumar joined students on Tuesday to discuss his path from an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Major at Berkeley to an entrepreneur to a venture capitalist—all while maintaining his optimism and good humor. Victoria Howell, who helps organize speakers…

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