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    Guy Kawasaki: The Top 10 Mistakes of Entrepreneurs

The UC Berkeley Startup Competition (Bplan) proudly welcomed Guy Kawasaki to the Haas School of Business. Kawasaki, former chief evangelist of Apple and co-founder of Garage Technology Ventures, explained the top ten mistakes that entrepreneurs make. His talk covered all stages of a startup from inception to exit.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013





    Salman Khan, Founder of the Khan Academy

Salman Khan tells the Berkeley-Haas community the story of the Khan Academy and shares his insights on the future of online education.

Friday, March 8, 2013





Yves Behar, founder of the design firm fuseproject     Yves Behar, founder the design firm fuseproject, speaks on Design and Innovation in Business

Yves Behar, founder the design firm fuseproject, speaks on Design and Innovation in Business as part of the Dean's Speaker Series.

Monday, October 3, 2011





Guy Kawasaki on Enchantment     Guy Kawasaki on Enchantment

Guy Kawasaki, one of Apple's first evangelists in the early 1980s, discusses the subject of his 10th book, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions, published in March.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011





    Andrew Jensen and Alan Lock, MBA 11 Polar Vision: Seeing Beyond Limits

In a Berkeley MBA commencement first, the graduating full-time MBA class chose co-speakers to deliver the student address: Andrew Jensen and Alan Lock.

Sunday, May 15, 2011





    Stephanie DiMarco, BS 79 Founder and CEO, Advent Software

Advent Software founder and CEO Stephanie DiMarco, BS 79, speaks on leadership lessons learned from taking her firm from a startup to a 1,000-employee global company.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011





    Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum presents "The Greening of Health: the Convergence of Health and Sustainability"

Individual and collective actions are impacting the quality of the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, and the ecosystem we leave for our children and grandchildren. Our behaviors are catalyzing changes in the environment that in turn are causing changes in our physiological health, psychological well-being and social infrastructure.

Thursday, March 18, 2010





    Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum presents "Going Public in 2010: Is the Window Opening?"

As we start 2010, investors, entrepreneurs, investment bankers and other securities professionals are all optimistic that 2010 will be a much better year for IPOs.

Thursday, February 25, 2010





    Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum panel discusses the health of the angel investor community.

Angel investors, like their venture capital counterparts, suffered greatly from the financial crisis but are needed more than ever. This Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum panel discusses the health of the angel community and how they are playing a more prominent role in funding new ventures.

Thursday, January 28, 2010





    Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum: Moore's Law.

For the last 40 years, Moore's Law, which states that transistor density will double every two years, has provided the framework for innovation in the semiconductor industry.

Monday, November 9, 2009





    Vinod Khosla, Founder and Partner of the venture capital firm Khosla Ventures on "The Innovation Ecosystem and Its Role in Shaping Our Renewable Future.”

This presentation is part of the Dean's Speaker Series on the occasion of Khosla receiving the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009





    Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum presents Google innovators John Hanke, Chikai Ohazama, Jamie Dinkelacker and Anthony Levandowski.

John Hanke, MBA 96, Chikai Ohazama, Jamie Dinkelacker, and Anthony Levandowski, all top innovators at Google, present "Innovating at Scale within Google."

Thursday, August 27, 2009





    Entrepreneurs Forum

Berkeley Entrepreneur's Forum on prediction markets: entrepreneurial opportunities in fortune telling.

Thursday, January 22, 2009





    Biz Stone, co-founder, Twitter, presents a keynote address at the 2008 >play Digital Media Conference.

Biz Stone, co-founder and Creative Director of Twitter helped to create Xanga, Blogger, Odeo, and Obvious.

Saturday, November 15, 2008





    The current economic turmoil & the entrepreneur: the impact on new venture financing and survival.

Jerome S. Engel, Executive Director, Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, presents a panel discussion with Haas School Professor Jim Wilcox; Brian Atwood, Managing Director, Versant Ventures; Mike Gridley, Principal, Industry Ventures; and Garrett Gruener, Co-Founder and Director, Alta Partners.

Thursday, October 23, 2008





    Priya Haji, CEO and co-founder, World of Good, delivers the keynote address at the Berkeley MBA Women's Workshop.

Priya Haji, CEO and co-founder, World of Good, delivers the keynote address at the Berkeley MBA Women's Workshop.

Sunday, October 19, 2008





    Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Inc., speaks about entrepreneurship and his experiences during the early days of Apple.

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Inc., speaks about entrepreneurship and his experiences during the early days of Apple

Tuesday, April 22, 2008





    Alice Waters, chef, author, and proprietor of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California, speaks at the Haas School Women in Leadership Conference.

Over the course of three decades, Waters' restaurant, Chez Panisse, has developed a network of local farmers and ranchers with a dedication to sustainable agriculture. Waters' commitment to education led to the creation of kitchen classrooms and the Chez Panisse Foundation, that uses food traditions to teach, nurture, and empower young people.

Saturday, March 1, 2008





    "Breaking Tradition -- Driving Growth" with Henry W. Chesbrough, Adjunct Professor and Executive Director, Center for Open Innovation; Lee Fleming, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School; Haas School Professor John Morgan; Haas School Professor Pabl

Inside Innovation Conference Panel, "Breaking Tradition -- Driving Growth" with Henry W. Chesbrough, Adjunct Professor and Executive Director, Center for Open Innovation; Lee Fleming, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School; Haas School professor John Morgan; Haas School professor Pablo Spiller; and moderator Adam Berman.

Saturday, November 17, 2007





    "Discovering and Launching New Product Blockbusters," with Haas School professor emeritus David Aaker; senior lecturer Sara L. Beckman; Kay-Yut Chen, Ph.D., principal scientist, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories; and moderator Rashi Glazer.

Inside Innovation Conference Panel, "Discovering and Launching New Product Blockbusters," with Haas School professor emeritus David Aaker; senior lecturer Sara L. Beckman; Kay-Yut Chen, Ph.D., principal scientist, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories; and moderator Rashi Glazer.

Saturday, November 17, 2007





    Steve Foster, managing director and founder of TPG Ventures presents, "It is not about the check - Investing is not just 'doing deals.'"

Steve Foster has been investing in startups since 1996 and has been associated with such high-profile successful investments as Juniper Networks.

Friday, June 15, 2007





    Craig Hall, chairman, Hall Financial Group, on "Seven Practical Keys to Entrepreneurial Success."

Craig Hall formed Hall Financial Group at age 18 with $4,000. He actively supports new entrepreneurs and lends expertise to nurture young companies. This talk, "Seven Practical Keys to Entrepreneurial Success," is part of the Berkeley-Columbia MBA Speaker Series.

Friday, June 1, 2007





    Silicon Valley venture capitalist John Doerr delivers the Berkeley MBA 2005 commencement address.

John Doerr, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has played a key role in the creation of such high-tech companies as Compaq, Intuit, Macromedia, Netscape, Sun Microsystems, Amazon, and Symantec.

Sunday, May 22, 2005





    Kinko's founder Paul Orfalea on the simple truths in business.

He focuses on business basics and simple truths of business success.

Wednesday, April 21, 2004





    Playtex Products CEO Michael Gallagher: "How to Defend Your Brand in a Highly Competitive Environment."

As the keynote speaker at the annual Haas Faculty/Alumni Colloquium, Playtex Products CEO Michael Gallagher, BS 67, MBA 68, talks to the Haas community about branding and competing in today's market.

Saturday, May 10, 2003