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Startup Law Initiative – Client Application Form Spring 2021

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…

Have a startup idea? Bay Area I-Corps can turn this idea into a reality! Deadline – 3/26

The Bay Area Regional I-Corps Node offers a one-week course based on Steve Blank’s Lean LaunchPad (Business Model Canvas + Customer Discovery). The three evening sessions will teach you to…

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Big Ideas Innovator Speaker Series & Information Session #3

Polygon is a new kind of psychology practice specializing in online testing and support for dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning differences Meryll Dindin, Polygon’s cofounder and chief technology officer will…

Big Ideas Pre-proposal Writing Workshop #2

Receive guidance and feedback on how to effectively craft your Big Ideas pre-proposal. Big Ideas advisors will walk you through every element that is required in your 3-page pre-proposal submission…

Big Ideas Social Innovator Speaker Series & Info Session #2

Get inspired by the startup story of Dost Education, as told by its CEO and cofounder, Sneha Sheth. Dost Education puts parents of any literacy or income level at the…

Big Ideas Social Innovator Speaker Series & Information Session #4

Learn how Vivian Qu turned her Big Idea, ViaeX Technologies, into a seed funded Bay Area start-up (recently acquired) with a mission to deliver performance, sustainable materials that can simultaneously…

C2M’s Annual Climate Tech Summit

C2M’s Annual Climate Tech Summit, bringing together students, faculty, startup CEOs, and industry professionals at Haas.

Calvanize

Build a startup from scratch over a weekend and win $4,000 in total! The mixer is optional, you just need to have a team of 2 or more. You would…

Crypto Economics Security Conference (CESC) 2022

The Crypto Economics Security Conference (CESC) aims to bring together researchers and practitioners to showcase and discuss the most recent developments in blockchain and Web3.

Cyber Guest Speaker and CTF Mentorship Event w/Christopher Kirk

At this event, students will learn from distinguished panelists about the importance of cybersecurity right now, the big opportunity in the field, and will learn the basics of cybersecurity. Students…

Cyber Guest Speaker and CTF Mentorship Event w/Ryen Macababbad

At this event, students will learn from distinguished panelists about the importance of cybersecurity right now, the big opportunity in the field, and will learn the basics of cybersecurity. Students…

DECODE Innovation Conference 2022

DECODE Innovation Conference is the annual flagship event organized by DECODE, a Silicon Valley non-profit aspiring to bridge academia to industry and spread insights most relevant to the global technology…

News

MBA student joins Season 3 cast of popular Netflix dating show ‘Love is Blind’

October 6, 2022

Hoping to meet the love of his life, Sikiru (“SK”) Alagbada, MBA 22, joined the Season 3 cast of “Love is Blind.” Photo: Brittany Hosea-Small. Hoping to meet the love…

Announcing our Spring 2023 course lineup!

October 4, 2022

Our Spring 2023 courses are now live! In our one-of-a-kind courses, Berkeley students will have the opportunity to learn from amazing industry faculty to explore timely technology topics, learn new…

Celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month by Learning How to Protect Yourself Online

October 4, 2022

This October, we celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CAM) by joining organizations worldwide to highlight the importance of cybersecurity and empower our communities to protect themselves from cybercrime.  Here are four…

Alex Budak: What happened to liberal arts education?

October 3, 2022

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What does capital really cost a utility?

October 3, 2022

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Equitable decarbonization requires rate reform

September 29, 2022

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Dean’s Speaker Series: Reddit COO Jen Wong on her leadership journey

September 28, 2022

Growing up as a shy introvert, Reddit COO Jen Wong said she never saw herself as a leader. “I think I assumed a leader was a person who told other…

Celebrating 50 years of the evening & weekend MBA program

September 28, 2022

The new class of Evening & Weekend MBA students cheer at the 2022 WE launch orientation. Photo: Jim Block During the early 1970s, Japan’s economic progress in the auto and…

New fellowship to support scholars in war-torn Ukraine

September 28, 2022

A destroyed car in the courtyard of the economics department at V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University in central Kharkiv on Aug. 8, 2022. The Ukrainian city, 50 kilometers from…

Report reveals inequity in electricity pricing, calls for rate reform to help fight climate change

September 22, 2022

Researchers from the Energy Institute at Haas analyzed 11 million Californians’ utility bills and concluded that one-half to two-thirds of  the charges amount to a hidden electricity “tax.” The report…

Kurt Beyer: Lecturer, Innovator, & Founder – A Lifelong Entrepreneur Helping Future Founders

September 21, 2022

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More boo in CO2

September 21, 2022

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Haas Professional Faculty Member Alex Budak on how anyone can become a changemaker

September 15, 2022

Erika Walker, senior assistant dean of instruction at Haas, kicked off our second Dean’s Speaker Series talk of the year, introducing professional faculty member Alex Budak, who began teaching a…

Chevron VP & CFO Pierre Breber on how a traditional energy company can be part of a sustainable future

September 13, 2022

Dean Ann Harrison kicked off the first Dean’s Speaker Series talk of the year with a fireside chat with Pierre Breber, Vice President and CFO of Chevron. The talk, co-sponsored…

Just in: Three new books by Berkeley Haas professional faculty members

September 13, 2022

Three new books written by Haas professional faculty members share one thing in common: deep learning from the successes of people making innovative change in business today. Here’s more on…

David Siap, EWMBA 22: Passionate about climate tech

September 12, 2022

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Startup Bird plans to make banking easier for African immigrants

September 12, 2022

Startup Spotlight profiles startups founded by current Berkeley Haas students or recent alumni. Joe Obeto, MBA 21, co-founded Bird to make opening bank accounts and sending money easier for African…

Lucas Davis: How high did California’s electricity prices get?

September 12, 2022

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Who flirts to get ahead at work? Study finds it’s most often subordinate men.

September 9, 2022

Photo: Valentin Russanov for iStock The stereotype of the female secretary who hikes up her skirt to get a promotion is as pervasive as the powerful male boss who makes…

Fighting climate change with heat pumps

September 6, 2022

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