Guidance for Entrepreneurship at Universities – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center

Advance note: This article has been written with the purpose of collecting feedback. Like many institutions today, the administration is grappling with the evolution and policy of entrepreneurship as a promoted activity.  On behalf of many interested stakeholders, we welcome … Read More Source: Guidance for Entrepreneurship at Universities – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center

Ikhlaq Sidhu hosts workshop to help universities accelerate innovation through industry collaboration – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center

Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology’s faculty director and founder, Dr. Ikhlaq Sihdu, recently hosted a workshop at Hamid bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in Qatar to explore how university scientists and researchers can spur innovation through industry collaboration. Ikhlaq delivered … Read More Source: Ikhlaq Sidhu hosts workshop to help universities accelerate innovation through industryContinue reading “Ikhlaq Sidhu hosts workshop to help universities accelerate innovation through industry collaboration – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center”

A Founder’s Night: Hap Klopp & Marc Tarpenning – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center

What is life like as an entrepreneur? What does failure mean to you? How do you find the right cofounders? These were a few of the many questions answered on Tuesday, February 28th at Banatao Auditorium by the Co-Founder of … Read More Source: A Founder’s Night: Hap Klopp & Marc Tarpenning – UC BerkeleyContinue reading “A Founder’s Night: Hap Klopp & Marc Tarpenning – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center”

Engineering Leadership Professional Program Joined by Keyssa CEO & VP – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center

  Last night, the Engineering Leadership Professional Program had the pleasure of being joined by Eric Almgren and Steve Venuti of Keyssa’s leadership team, who provided first-hand insights on the new Keyssa case (Keyssa: Unraveling the Laws of Physics). The … Read More Source: Engineering Leadership Professional Program Joined by Keyssa CEO & VP –Continue reading “Engineering Leadership Professional Program Joined by Keyssa CEO & VP – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center”

Is Your Data Strategy Working Hard Enough? – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center

Every firm is under pressure to adapt and reinvent, and innovative firms know how to do this. Amazon started by selling retail products over the Internet, but later transformed to offer IT Cloud services as Amazon Web Services. Apple is … Read More Source: Is Your Data Strategy Working Hard Enough? – UC Berkeley SutardjaContinue reading “Is Your Data Strategy Working Hard Enough? – UC Berkeley Sutardja Center”

Berkeley Innovation Index, A New Concept for Measuring Innovation

The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology recently released the first version of a Berkeley Innovation Index (BII) Concept Paper. Developed by a eclectic team of psychologists, engineers and entrepreneurs, this index aims at bringing new insights and possibilities for innovation measurement. Read the full BII concept paper here. Berkeley-Innovation-Index-Concept-Paper Innovation is widely recognized as an important variableContinue reading “Berkeley Innovation Index, A New Concept for Measuring Innovation”

What’s Next for Entrepreneurship Centers?

Posted by Ikhlaq Sidhu, October 2014 State of the E-Art You may have seen our previously released slide set, “How to Build a Modern Entrepreneurship Center” (here’s a link –  E-Center 2.0 Public-9-2014-Compressed). It’s a pretty good summary of what we have learned so far, based on our past 10 years at UC Berkeley’s CenterContinue reading “What’s Next for Entrepreneurship Centers?”

Berkeley Method Bootcamp (Download-able Resources)

Last week, we completed the 4- day Fall 2014 Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for over 100 participants including Berkeley students, SkyDeck Acceleration teams, Baker Fellow researchers, and international students and faculty from leading global institutions.    This is the first year the program is now formally part of the formal Berkeley curriculum as an engineering course (IEORContinue reading “Berkeley Method Bootcamp (Download-able Resources)”

Fall Engineering Leadership Program Update

News: UC Berkeley is growing the Engineering Leadership Program (ELPP).  For the first time after 4 years we have opened a fall section.   The program is now full, however we are maintaining a waiting list.  We welcome this year’s new firms: Box, Juniper, Cloudera, GE, Ericsson, Altera, Kaiser Permanente, VW, Mentor Graphics, Synopsys, and Pivitol.  Participants from new firms willContinue reading “Fall Engineering Leadership Program Update”