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Honor Society for Industrial Engineers.
Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers.
Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society, hosts industry events and provides academic resources.
Hosts ML speakers, events, and recruiting opportunities, also publishes ML papers.
Software development club popular on campus for general software engineering. Each semester, client teams work with industry partners on various projects ranging from full stack to ML.
Computer Science Honor Society.
Project-based machine learning group, working on several new ML projects each semester.
Organization focused on mobile development in Android and iOS. Hosts educational programs and projects every semester.
Berkeley's hub for blockchain innovation. Operates under 3 teams: Consulting, Education, and Design. B@B also gives grants to members conducting cryptocurrency research.
Develops software pro bono in teams for nonprofits and promotes using technology for social good.
Human-centered design group providing experience with design thinking via "Designathons".
Hosts technical and social events like hackathons, info sessions, and social events.
Student group organizing speaker series and events relating to entrepreneurship. Part of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (http://cet.berkeley.edu/).
Consulting society assisting scaling ventures in the Bay Area.
Student group for graphic designers and photographers - hosts a DeCal (http://decal.innovativedesign.club/) and workshops teaching design principles.
A community to exchange ideas, find collaborators, and learn about becoming an entrepreneur.
Mentoring, tools, and a platform for postdoctoral and graduate entrepreneurship to bring innovative ideas into the world to encourage research innovations to move into the marketplace.
Developing data-oriented Haas students through datathons, keynote speakers, and workshops.
Provides a forum to explore careers in tech, establish links with the tech community, and present emerging tech developments.
MBA students conducting projects to develop ties between Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and the Lester Center (http://entrepreneurship.berkeley.edu/).
University-sponsored organization for centralizing entrepreneurship resources
Social impact competition providing funding and mentorship - organized by the Blum Center (http://blumcenter.berkeley.edu/) . Entrants must be student-led and early stage. Pre-proposals start in the fall and full proposal rounds are in spring.
Berkeley's (and the world's) largest collegiate Hackathon. Cal Hacks applications are open to any high school or college (both undergrad and grad) student over the age of 18. No prior coding experience necessary - there are beginner workshops and mentors available.
Berkeley's chapter of the social entrepreneurship business model competition - organized by the Lester Center (http://entrepreneurship.berkeley.edu/).
Intensive startup competition and accelerator - organized by the Lester Center (http://entrepreneurship.berkeley.edu/) . Fall cohort applications are due at the end of August.
$25K uncapped note and resources to launch your start-up. No idea is too early. More than 10 student teams win. Apply January-March.
Health tech incubator for developing technical and design skills to produce a viable prototype and business plan.
Accelerator for deep tech founders providing lab access, early funding, and mentorship over a year.
An 8-week experiential program/accelerator that provides Berkeley students of all backgrounds with founder experience. Build your MVP and pitch to investors.
Accelerator program incorporating upper-division CS courses, funding, mentorship, workshops, and workspace for undergrad and grad students.
A 2-year entrepreneurial research fellowship at Berkeley supporting scientists and engineers from across the world. Fellows are provided with funding, mentorship, world-class research labs and a startup curriculum.
University-funded incubator providing, mentorship, programming, and speakers.
Startup incubator for Berkeley founders offering offices and drop-in spaces.
Incubator for undergrad and grad students providing workspace, mentorship, and a community of student-entrepreneurs. Run by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (http://cet.berkeley.edu/).
Provides up to 10 impact startups $5K in non-dilutive funding per team in the Fall semester & an invitation to our Spring semester 8-week AMP accelerator program. Must be founded be at least one current Berkeley student and intentionally solving a large urgent measurable social or environmental problem.
A joint venture by Berkeley Engineering, the Berkeley Haas School of Business and Blockchain @ Berkeley. Teams can apply online, regardless of age range, UC Berkeley affiliation and geographic location.
Berkeley center for developing entrepreneurial engineers - offers a certificate in entrepreneurship and technology (https://scet.berkeley.edu/certificate-in-entrepreneurship-and-technology/).
Provides faculty and students with funding for research done on topics in cryptocurrency.
Conducts a number of courses (https://cet.berkeley.edu/program/) on entrepreneurship and engineering leadership (http://www.funginstitute.berkeley.edu/engineering-leadership-professional-program) . Features global programs (http://skydeck.berkeley.edu/skydeck-global/) and a Startup Bootcamp revolving around the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship (http://cet.berkeley.edu/curriculum/) . Part of the College of Engineering (http://coe.berkeley.edu/).
Regularly holds speaker series and info sessions on a breadth of business topics. Part of the Haas School of Business (http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/).
An entrepreneurship and innovations program that connects diverse undergraduates with community and industry partners for a health + tech experience. Currently offers two tracks: Health + Tech and Conservation + Tech. Applications run annually and differ per class year.
UC Berkeley alumni entrepreneurship society - members often act as a network of unofficial advisors for any member's venture.
Certificate program requiring a professional experience at a startup and 5 courses on technology and entrepreneurship.
12 renowned lectures given by leading Silicon Valley and Berkeley founders.
Educating engineers to grow as leaders in the tech ecosystem.
Teaching leaders to bolster innovation and drive the creation and use of disruptive technologies.
A student-taught speaker series course bringing in successful founfers and industry leaders.
University-focused venture fund investing up to $2M in emerging startups launching from the university scene around the US.
Pre-seed and seed stage venture fund investing in Berkeley's top startups.
First Round Capital's pre-seed investing branch - providing up to $20k to student startups.
Venture firm investing in early-stage disruptive media and tech startups.
Venture firm investing in seed-stage Berkeley startups, notably media companies.
An angel community of UC Berkeley alumni, faculty, and former faculty.
The SkyDeck Fund invests within SkyDeck Accelerator teams; half of fund carry returns back to UC Berkeley, and each SkyDeck company is eligible for up to $100K+.
Provides $5,000 grants and office space to early-stage startups involving current Haas students.