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Posted inBerkeleyside, Business, Video

In case you missed it: Startup Berkeley Forum highlights

https://youtu.be/tYtenu8QQcU Last month, Berkeleyside held its second Local Business Forum, concentrating on “Startup Berkeley” — the strengths and weaknesses of the city for startups. If you weren’t able to attend, or if you just want a quick refresher on the evening, we’ve condensed the two hours into a little more than six minutes of highlights […]

Posted inNosh

It’s marmalade season at June Taylor’s Berkeley business

Berkeleyside recently dropped in on June Taylor at The Still Room, the artisanal jam and preserve business she started in west Berkeley. It’s citrus fruit season and Taylor and her small staff were nose to the grindstone turning Meyer lemons and blood oranges into candied peel and marmalades. Taylor is one of the country’s most respected artisan […]

Posted inEvents

Head of UC Berkeley’s Lester Center joins Startup Forum

Andre Marquis, Executive Director of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley, will be joining the panel at Berkeleyside’s Local Business Forum 2012: Startup Berkeley on March 5th. “Andre brings the perspective of having been involved in a lot of startups over the years, and the perspective from the university,” said Berkeleyside’s Lance Knobel. “Part of the challenge […]

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New arrival from Brooklyn joins Startup Berkeley panel

Kalimah Priforce describes himself as “a madman on a mission”. Through his startup Qeyno Labs, Priforce works with local partners and schools to bring technology-enabled career discovery into under-served classrooms, using game-like rewards and mentorship from real-life professionals. Priforce will be joining the panel at Berkeleyside’s Local Business Forum on March 5th to discuss his experience moving […]

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Autodesk signs up for ‘Startup Berkeley’ Forum

Berkeleyside is delighted to announce that Autodesk has signed on as a sponsor of the Berkeleyside Local Business Forum 2012: Startup Berkeley, which takes place on Monday March 5th in downtown Berkeley. “Autodesk is interested in encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship,” said Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk, and a Berkeley resident. “Berkeley, as a whole, has […]

Posted inBusiness

Berkeley for startups: Perfect or brain drain in action?

A year ago, then-UC Berkeley visiting professor and startup guru Vivek Wadhwa stood before an audience at Berkeley’s Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse and said Berkeley was a natural location for tech startups — given a few “easy fixes”. “Berkeley is teeming with brilliant people and brilliant professors. It has the culture, the risk takers and the […]