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- Need Funding? You’re In The Right Place!
“Over half the money invested in the US is in Silicon Valley this year,” according to Steve Bengston of PricewaterhouseCoopers (pictured). Bengston presented key findings from the MoneyTree report to kick off this year’s first Berkeley Entrepreneur’s Forum. Read more. Watch the Forum video.
- Lester Center Faculty make “Club 6″
We are proud to announce our “Club 6″ Faculty from spring semester – those who rate 6 to 7 (the highest level) in student ratings. Our Club 6 professors are: Toby Stuart (pictured), Kurt Beyer, Steven Blank, Rob Chandra, David Charron, Sean Foote, Randy Haykin, and Jim Hornthal.
- World of Good Founder Priya Haji, MBA 03, Passes Away
Berkeley-Haas alumna and social entrepreneur Priya Haji, the co-founder of Free at Last, World of Good, and SaveUp, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 14. Priya won the Global Social Venture Competition in 2005 and was the GSVC keynote speaker this past April. Read more.
- FT: Two very determined entrepreneurs from Berkeley-Haas
The Financial Times features Berkeley-Haas alums Brett Wilson and John Hughes (MBA 07), who discuss how the LAUNCH Competition, which they won in 2007, contributed to the success of TubeMogul.
Brett was also recently featured in the
NYT Corner Office.
- UC Berkeley Secures Two $100K Grants at FOUNDER.org World Founder Forum
LAUNCH Grand Prize Winner ReMeeting and Berkeley-Haas Startup PlushCare take home two of just ten FOUNDER.org $100K grants at the World Founder Forum in Paris. Read more.