Existing office space in Berkeley can be old and funky while the demand is for modern and open-plan. And, compared to San Francisco and Oakland, the economics of building new here don’t pencil out, say experts.
With a venture capital-backed fund so popular it’s now closed to new investors, UC Berkeley’s startup arm is on the up. Watch our video story.
Berkeleyside is teaming up with Wildfire to so that our readers can get quick alerts about public safety news through its mobile app.
Four former Haas students have created a company in the education field that is thriving in downtown Berkeley.
The startup, based at WeWork Berkeley, blends what the Bay Area does best: tech and academia.
Move over Silicon Valley — Berkeley is on the move with the opening of its first non-Cal-related incubator space.
Jeremy Fiance. Photo: LinkedIn A 24-year old Berkeley alum who raised funds for start-ups while still in school announced Monday that he has started a $6 million fund for companies connected to UC Berkeley. Jeremy Fiance has launched The House Fund, which will seed very early stage companies with anything from $50,000 to $250,000. Financial […]
The White House was the first client of IdeaScale, an innovation management platform with offices at WeWork Berkeley. Photo: Sarah Gerber This post is part of a series of business stories brought to you by WeWork Berkeley. It is rare that a startup can claim the president of the United States among its first clients, but that is the case […]
Liz Klinger is CEO and co-founder of Lioness. Photo: UC Berkeley/Anne Brice By Anne Brice / Berkeley News These days so many of our devices are smart. Our phones are smart. Our cars are smart. Our TVs are smart. And now, even vibrators can be smart. That’s right. Now a vibrator can provide the data […]
1,000+ turned out for the Berkeley Startup Job Fair at NextSpace on Jan. 28. Photo: Passion Projects Productions The hot ticket in downtown Berkeley on the evening of Thursday Jan. 28 was arguably the gala opening party for the new BAMPFA, but if you had seen the several-hundred strong line of people snaking down Center Street […]
The Truly M.A.D. team at their WeWork office (l to r): Michelle Gonzalez, Abhi Vallabhaneni and Iyla Ollinger. Photo: Sarah Gerber This post is part of a series of business stories brought to you by WeWork Berkeley. You’d think that for a small, recently launched e-commerce start-up Black Friday would be a pretty important sales day. But Truly M.A.D. founder Abhi […]
Some of the Bookselves team at their WeWork Berkeley office (to r): Josh Guffey (CTO), Rafa Mkrtchyan (CFO), Alma Chen, Rawan Abushaban (CEO). Photo: Sarah Gerber This post is part of a series of business stories brought to you by WeWork Berkeley. The Bay Area is home to both a booming tech scene and a long literary tradition. […]