Early Formation

Early formation typically refers to the initial stages of a startup’s development, where the company is in its infancy and is taking its first steps toward becoming a viable business. Successful navigation of this stage is essential for the startup to progress to later stages, such as growth, scaling, and maturity.

Startup@Berkeley Law

Startup@BerkeleyLaw hosts FORM+FUND, a workshop series for Berkeley-affiliated entrepreneurs. Now in its sixth year, FORM+FUND teaches the core legal, financial, and organizational aspects of starting and scaling a venture-backed business.

Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Center

The Berkeley Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Center supports the commercialization of life science discoveries developed at UC Berkeley. Berkeley LSEC is the first stop for any member of Berkeley’s community of…

Intro to Lean Startup: NSF I-Corps Method

Have a STEM startup idea or new technology you’re looking to commercialize? Through a free remote 1-week course with 3 evening sessions, learn how to conduct 15 customer discovery interviews…

Handshake

Handshake, the Career Center’s powerful recruiting platform for UC Berkeley students and alumni. Handshake uses cutting edge technology to help you more easily connect with employers and source jobs, internships,…

StEP

StEP is a 10-week experiential program for all UC Berkeley students who are interested in entrepreneurship and taking their first step to finding co-founders and starting a company. Participants gain…

Energy and Biosciences Institute Entrepreneurial Business Incubator (EBI2)

At the EBI, we believe innovative solutions arise from the synergy of three activities—core research, education, and entrepreneurship. Therefore, our operational model is designed to facilitate solutions-based energy research while…

Cyclotron Road

Cyclotron Road, a division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, supports leading entrepreneurial scientists as they advance technology projects with the potential for global impact. The division’s keystone program is a…

Cal Hacks Fellowship

Cal Hacks Fellowship offers one-on-one mentorship, workshops around topics in entrepreneurship, direct interactions with industry professionals and venture capitalists, office space at The House, equity-free grants, and a chance to…

CITRIS Foundry

The CITRIS Foundry supports top UC engineers, scientists, and researchers working at the intersection of IT and deep tech to turn innovations into startups that will transform the world.  Headquartered…