Berkeley Innovators Series

The Berkeley Innovators Series is designed to connect today’s students with Berkeley’s innovative founders and startups. The Spring 2017 schedule is coming soon.

She Started It – Film Screening + Panel Discussion, Feb 8

Spring 2017 Schedule
Date Photo Speaker Title Affiliation Time Location Sponsors Register
Feb 8 Berkeley Innovators Present: She Started It – Film Screening + Discussion 6-8:30pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley CITRIS FoundryBerkeley InnovatorsStudent Technology CouncilSutardja Center for Entrepreneurship Register

Past Seminars
Date Photo Speaker Title
Thursday December 1 Tony Xu Tony Xu '07 Founder, DoorDash
February 26th, 2015 Leila Takayama Leila Takayama Senior Researcher, Google X
May 5th, 2015 Steve Blank Creating Startups in Berkeley Engineering with Lean Launchpad
February 12, 2015 Marc Tarpenning, Co-Founder of Tesla Motors Berkeley Innovators Series
December 3, 2014 Jack McCauley, Design Mastermind of Guitar Hero and Oculus Berkeley Innovators Series
September 25, 2014 Gagan Biyani, Co-Founder and CEO, Spring; Co-Founder of Udemy; Matt Kent, Co-Founder and Engineering Lead, Sprig Control Your Career: Advice and Opportunities from the Founders of Sprig and Udemy
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The CITRIS Foundry was created to help entrepreneurs build companies that make a significant impact on the world. If you’re ready to jump in, The Foundry provides access to design, manufacturing and business development tools, along with a community of entrepreneurs and experts, to transform your team into founders.

The Cal Startup Network is an online resume book hosted by the Career Center. As a recruiting tool, it’s only available to companies founded by Berkeley alumni and faculty. For students, the Cal Startup Network offers priority access to events like this one. Students who are interested in exploring full-time, part-time or internship opportunities in entrepreneurship can upload their resumes on Callisto at and simply check off the “Cal Startup Network” box when adding your materials to the resume books of your choice.