On Monday, Berkeleyside will bring together leading figures to talk about the strengths and weaknesses of the city for startups.
There’s a long-standing mismatch between the number of ventures spurred by innovations at the University of California Berkeley and Berkeley Lab and the number of those startups that locate in Berkeley. The Berkeley Skydeck startup accelerator, with 10,000 sq ft at the top of downtown’s tallest building, hopes to change that.
The growth of Greenerprinter, West Berkeley’s eco-friendly printer, serves as an object lesson in the risks, twists and turns entrepreneurial businesses need to navigate.
Last night, Berkeleyside’s Lance Knobel appeared on the Soapbox Derby radio show on KALX-FM to talk about Berkeley and Berkeleyside’s March 5 Business Forum which will shine a spotlight on the city’s economic climate. In particular we will be asking: can Berkeley become a more startup-friendly city?
Berkeleyside recently dropped in on June Taylor at The Still Room, the artisanal jam and preserve business she started in west Berkeley.
For several decades, Berkeley — and the East Bay more generally — has looked longingly at the vibrant enterprise and job creation on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. Why can’t Silicon Valley spread its secret sauce across the Bay?
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.
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates’ recently appointed chief of staff, Judith Iglehart, has joined the panel at the Berkeleyside Local Business Forum: Startup Berkeley, which is taking place at the Freight & Salvage in downtown Berkeley on March 5th, 7:00-9:00 pm.
Berkeleyside is thrilled to announce that on Monday March 5th we will be hosting the Berkeleyside Local Business Forum 2012: Startup Berkeley.
The Skydeck Innovation Center, planned for the top floor of the tallest building in Berkeley, received a $50,000 grant from the Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund this week. The Skydeck, a project of the Berkeley Startup Cluster (BSC), will be a 10,000 sq. ft. incubator for fledgling technology companies. The grant was the largest award in the $260,000 distributed by the university fund for the 2011-12 fiscal year.