Billion-Dollar Startups and One-Minute Pitches
What's one secret to launching a billion-dollar startup? Innovating your business model, Splunk Founder Michael Baum said at the recent annual Celebration at Gap Inc. in San Francisco.
5th Annual Latin American Business Conference: Scaling Up Innovation, April 4
Get ready to learn and network at the upcoming Latin American Business Conference. This year's event will feature a great lineup of keynote and panel speakers, who will talk about their experiences as entrepreneurs or as business leaders in pursuing innovation.
Global Social Venture Competition to Award Record Prizes, April 9-11
Nearly 20 entrepreneurial teams from around the world will gather at the Haas School to compete for a record $55,000 in prizes at the Global Social Venture Competition finals.
Financial Engineering Students Graduate, Class of '15 Arrives
The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program cheered 68 graduates on March 21 and welcomed 68 new students on March 24.
IPO-bound TubeMogul Traces Origins to Haas
The Haas alumni who founded TubeMogul met in an entrepreneurship class, spent a year in Haas' startup incubator, and competed in the Lester Center Business Plan Competition twice.
Chesbrough to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Spain
Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, faculty director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, has been nominated to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia.
EMBA Students Apply Innovation Cycle to Dating
Executive MBA students spent a week in San Francisco working through an entire innovation cycle. Their challenge: develop a product aimed at easing the pain points of dating.
California Management Review Launches Electronic Digest
California Management Review, the Haas School's quarterly management research journal, has launched a new digital service to make the latest management research more accessible.
Summer Youth Business Academy Expands Internationally
Though months away from high school, Eva Luna Reiling already dreams of going to Haas. Last summer Reiling attended the Berkeley Business Academy For Youth, which continues to expand internationally as it marks its sixth year.
Haas Real Estate Conference to Drill Down on Big Data, San Francisco Gentrification, April 28
Hot topics like Big Data and land-use conflicts in San Francisco will be among the subjects discussed at the 19th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference in San Francisco.
Why I Donated to the Haas SRI Fund: Vivienne Hsu, MBA 01
Excited about the potential of the Socially Responsible Investment Fund to provide students with real-world experience, Vivienne Hsu recently pledged $3,000 toward a new crowd-funding campaign. (Redefining Business Blog)
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