In Poets & Quants: Haas’ Bootstrapping MBA Entrepreneurs

In an interview with Poets&Quants, Shrader talks about what Haas is doing to stay true to business fundamentals and create sustainable businesses. She speaks about what’s on the horizon for changes in the Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship Program and why you won’t see...

Read our Latest Newsletter

The January 2016 BHEP newsletter has stories on the first recipients of the Dean's Startup Seed Fund, the teams of the LAUNCH Accelerator, the Aging 2.0 conference, and a spotlight on Just for You Genetics. Read...

First 10 Berkeley-Haas Startups Receive Seed Funding

The $100,000 Dean’s Startup Seed Fund, created by Dean Rich Lyons and announced last October, provides grants to early-stage startups that include Berkeley-Haas students. The grant money will be used for prototype development and customer discovery activities. The...

Startup Marketplace Matches MBA Students & UCSF Scientists

Seven MBA students have participated in the newly launched Startup Marketplace, a pilot program that provides Berkeley MBA students with experience working with early-stage science startups developed by UCSF scientists and faculty members. Qualified students express...

Why Entrepreneurs Don’t Lose

Entrepreneurs statistically fail more often than not, but new research suggests that the financial risk is not as great as previously thought, as failed entrepreneurs can return to the salaried workforce and recover their earnings quickly, according to research by...

Laurie Peterson (MBA 11) Wins Awards & Funding

Laurie Peterson, the Founder of Build & Imagine toys, received the “Rising Star Toy Inventor of the Year” at the 8th annual TAGIE awards honoring toy and game inventors on November 20th! Her magnetic building sets called StoryWalls, have only been available for a year...

A New Focus and a New Look for Entrepreneurship

Berkeley-Haas will strengthen entrepreneurship support for its students, including providing $100,000 in seed funding for Haas student startups this year, according to Dean Rich Lyons. In addition to seed funding, Berkeley-Haas plans to enhance its offerings for both...

White House Announces Program Partnership with Brazil

In a press release, the White House has announced that the Haas School of Business will establish a pilot entrepreneurship training program with universities in Brazil to teach scientists and entrepreneurs how to take ideas to market, based on the Lester Center's NSF...

Innovation to Serve Older Adults

#30in30in30 is an initiative by Aging2.0 to encourage communities around the world to host pitch events for new innovative products and services that will improve the lives of older adults. Berkeley-Haas is taking part by hosting one of 30 Pitch Events in 30 cities...