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.
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 backers and advisors (most […]
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 for IdeaScale, a company with headquarters at the Berkeley branch of the coworking space WeWork. IdeaScale is an “innovation management platform,” […]
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 a woman needs to reach her destination free of detours, traffic tie-ups […]
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 and round the corner along Shattuck between 5 and 7 p.m., waiting to get into the NextSpace building, […]
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 Vallabhaneni and his staff weren’t checking sales or patrolling social media last Black Friday. They shut down their site for the […]
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. So it is fitting that one local start-up fuses old and new technology with an app designed for book lovers.” With Berkeley-based mobile app Bookselves, users […]