Competitions & Periodic Events

Periodic Events, Competitions & Seminars (10)

 

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Berkeley Cleantech University Prize
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Each fall student teams from throughout the U.S. can apply to the Berkeley CUP. Selected teams will receive extensive cleantech mentorship, entrepreneurial training, and access to fabrication/prototyping spaces at UC Berkeley. Additionally, selected teams will benefit from the Competition’s dedicated mentors and educators; including world-class professionals from... more...

 

Berkeley Entrepreneurs Expo:  Berkeley has become the epicenter of ‘creative destruction’ in the Bay Area. Unifying innovation and entrepreneurship, the Berkeley Entrepreneurs’ Expo opens the campus entrepreneurial ecosystem to new students, faculty and alumni to engage with campus incubators, accelerator, centers, departments and organizations.  more...

 

Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum:  For nearly 25 years, the Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum has provided a gathering place for UC Berkeley students and the Bay Area community to meet with, and learn from, seasoned entrepreneurs.  more...

 

Berkeley Entrepreneurship Symposium:  The annual symposium brings together thought leaders from industry, academia, and government to frame key challenges, advance new opportunities, as well as promote technology transfer and entrepreneurship.  more...

 

Big Ideas logoBig Ideas@Berkeley:  Big Ideas@Berkeley is an annual contest aimed at providing funding, support, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of students who have “big ideas.” Since its founding in 2006, Big Ideas@ Berkeley has inspired innovative and high-impact student-led projects aimed at solving problems that matter to this generation. By encouraging novel proposals and then supporting concrete next steps, Big Ideas is  more...

 

GSVC logoGlobal Social Venture Competition:  The Global Social Venture Competition [GSVC] is an innovative program led by the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley in collaboration with 12 partner schools and organizations in the Americas, Asia, Europe and Africa. The competition aims to  more...

 

LAUNCH logoLAUNCH:  LAUNCH is a transformative startup accelerator program and competition that guides companies from validated product to fundable business. Participants have access to proven development curriculum, world-class mentors, and real venture capitalist feedback.  more...

 

QB3 logoQB3 Entrepreneurs' Discussion (QED) Seminars:  This seminar series, held at the UCSF Mission Bay campus, inspires, connects, and educates entrepreneurs, featuring leading entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and industry experts on how to launch a successful startup. QEDs also provide a venue for members of the QB3 Incubator Network and Bay Area biotech community to meet entrepreneurial students, staff, and faculty.  more...

 

UC Startup Fair logoUCB Startup Fair:  The UCB Startup Fair offers students a unique opportunity to discover and interact with small tech companies that typically rely on personal connections for hiring. The Fair offers startups a unique recruitment event where the spotlight is on the startups.  more...

 

VCIC logoVenture Capital Investment Competition:  Have you ever looked at a company like Facebook, Google, or Solar City and said “I knew they would be successful!” If so, the UC Berkeley Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) is for you. VCIC gives students the opportunity to act as venture capitalists and assess real investment opportunities in early stage companies – evaluating business ideas, watching company pitches, conducting due diligence, and negotiating investments with real Bay Area entrepreneurs.  more...