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Berkeley entrepreneurship begins here

The University of California, Berkeley offers entrepreneurs an unparalleled education, top research centers and faculty, and the opportunity to be part of the innovative culture in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley. The Berkeley Gateway to Innovation (BEGIN) is the portal to the entrepreneurship community at UC Berkeley. Our goal is to help students, faculty, researchers, and other innovators understand the resources available at Berkeley to support educating entrepreneurs, commercializing research, and advancing startups.

BEGIN is funded in part by the State of California Assembly Bill 2664 for entrepreneurship and innovation expansion at the University of California, Berkeley .

Fall 2020 Introduction to Entrepreneurship & Innovation Resources

Watch an introduction to entrepreneurship and innovation resources presented at Fall 2020 Golden Bear Orientation by University of California, Berkeley staff and faculty.

 

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Startup Law Initiative – Client Application Form Fall 2020 – Ongoing

Through the Startup Law Initiative (SLI), law students team up with law firms to provide free legal incorporation services to local entrepreneurs. SLI’s services allow Bay Area founders to overcome

Startup Fundamentals: FORM+FUND

Apply Now for Berkeley Law’s Startup Program! APPLICATIONS DUE SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 Startup Fundamentals: FORM+FUND Applications for FORM+FUND Fall 2020 — Berkeley Law’s workshop series for Berkeley-affiliated entrepreneurs — close

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09/03, Innovation-X Roundtable: Re-Evaluating the Supply Chain

  Register   Transportation Execution is driven by Innovation in uncertain times. The Logistics Industry in the U.S. represents approximately 10% of the GDP or close to 2 trillion dollars.

09/17: Intersection of Technology and Journalism

The goal of the Innovation-X Roundtable series is to help industry adapt at this critical time. How can companies innovate to create the biggest impact for industry and society now

10/01, Innovation-X Roundtable: Data-X

The goal of the Innovation-X Roundtable series is to help industry adapt at this critical time. How can companies innovate to create the biggest impact for industry and society now

10/15, Innovation-X Roundtable: Touchless Society

The goal of the Innovation-X Roundtable series is to help industry adapt at this critical time. How can companies innovate to create the biggest impact for industry and society now

10/29, Innovation-X Roundtable: Advanced Manufacturing

The goal of the Innovation-X Roundtable series is to help industry adapt at this critical time. How can companies innovate to create the biggest impact for industry and society now

11/12, Innovation-X Roundtable: Future of Retail

The goal of the Innovation-X Roundtable series is to help industry adapt at this critical time. How can companies innovate to create the biggest impact for industry and society now

11/18: Live Q&A with Coa: Dealing With Anxiety During COVID-19

An ongoing global pandemic can certainly bring up anxiety in the best of us. Whether you’re new to anxiety or a seasoned veteran, it can sometimes feel overwhelming and difficult

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Time to Vote Out Coal

September 29, 2020

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What Can Distributed Generation Do For the Grid?

September 29, 2020

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Four new senior leaders join Berkeley Haas

September 29, 2020

Berkeley Haas has rounded out its leadership team, welcoming new hires in the areas of finance, alumni development, human resources, and sustainability. The group of newly-appointed leaders includes: Loretta Ezeife,

Lucas Davis: Time to vote out coal

September 29, 2020

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Severin Borenstein: What can distributed generation do for the grid?

September 29, 2020

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Job stress takes a heavy toll on CEO lifespans, study finds

September 29, 2020

Former Starbucks CEO Jim Donald photographed in 2004 and 2009. (Credit for both photos: Getty Images/Bloomberg) You can literally see the lines of stress appear on the face of James

Q&A: Eric Askins, new head of FTMBA admissions

September 29, 2020

Eric Askins is the new executive director of admissions for the Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA Program. As a former banker, business school fundraiser, and veteran admissions expert, Eric Askins’ varied

InnovationX: The NBA, Fan Engagement, & the Future of Entertainment

September 28, 2020

Until now, sports games were simply cancelled if no live audience could be there. Without the shouting, cheering, chanting, and hype generated by an audience, games can feel empty &

Coreshell Technologies Raises $4M

September 27, 2020

National NSF I-Corps team Coreshell Technologies recently announced raising $4M for their lithium-ion battery coating. After completing National I-Corps as a community-track team (Summer ’18), the company obtained a Phase

Takeaways from Innovation-X Roundtable: Reevaluating the Supply Chain

September 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially disrupted the global supply chain. Within a matter of months, the transportation, logistics, and manufacturing industries have gone through rapid and accelerated transformation. New questions

Cristina Rossman, MBA 00: How 9/11 made me an American, too

September 23, 2020

For Latinx Heritage Month we’re featuring members of our Berkeley Haas community. Here we profile Cristina (Bermudez) Rossman, MBA 00, on how the 9/11 attacks made her reconsider her identity.

Shomit Ghose’s Inaugural Best of SCET Berkeley Talk-Crisis as a Catalyst

September 22, 2020

The post Shomit Ghose’s Inaugural Best of SCET Berkeley Talk-Crisis as a Catalyst appeared first on UC Berkeley Sutardja Center. Source link

Prof. David Teece Inducted into Thinkers50 Hall of Fame

September 18, 2020

David Teece was inducted into the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame today (9/18/2020), joining management greats Peter Drucker, Clay Christenson, Michael Porter, and his long-time collaborator Ikujiro Nonaka, PhD 82.  London-based

Are There More Blackouts in California’s Future?

September 16, 2020

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It’s Climate Change, Stupid

September 16, 2020

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Undergrad program ranked #3 by U.S. News

September 15, 2020

Photos Copyright Noah Berger / 2018 The Berkeley Haas undergraduate program again ranked #3, tied with Michigan Ross, in the Best Business Undergraduate Programs Rankings by US News & World

College Leap: Startup helps students navigate transferring

September 15, 2020

Jay Zhao, BS 21, who transferred to Haas as a junior, founded College Leap to help ease the process for other community college students. Jay Zhao, BS 21, might just

Gerardo Campos: How a student walkout changed my life

September 15, 2020

For Latinx Heritage Month we’re featuring members of our Berkeley Haas community. Our first profile is of Gerardo Campos, facilities manager for the Haas faculty and student services buildings. Campos,

Gerardo Campos: How a student walkout at Mission High School changed my life

September 15, 2020

For Latinx Heritage Month we’re featuring members of our Berkeley Haas community. Our first profile is of Gerardo Campos, facilities manager for the Haas faculty and student services buildings. Campos,

Saving mom and pop businesses is personal for these undergrads

September 14, 2020

Customers waiting outside for food orders from vegan restaurant The Butcher’s Son. Photo credit: Natasha Payés. When shelter-in-place orders went into effect for the City of Berkeley in mid-March, Vicky

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