Collider Cup III
Special Event | December 5 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall
The Collider Cup is SCET's all-star showcase of the best student teams from this Fall 2018 semester. Come watch teams pitch to panels of professors, investors and industry experts as they vie to win the grand prize, the Collider Cup!
New this semester, the top three teams from the event will receive automatic final round meetings with Arrow Capital for the potential to receive $15K to $50K in seed funding to pursue their startup ventures.
We will also have the following funds in attendance and ready to meet with students:
Free Ventures, UC Berkeley's nonprofit, student-run startup accelerator,
Dorm Room Fund, a student-run venture fund backed by First Round,
The Trione Student Venture Fund which provides $5,000 grants and office space to early-stage startups involving current Haas students.
The day will be divided into four parts:
The morning will showcase six of the 12 classes from this Fall with an intro from the instructor, one student team presenting their project, followed by Q&A and feedback from a panel of judges.
Lunch & Networking with SCET students and instructors. Lunch will be provided, so be sure to RSVP to reserve your spot for food!
The afternoon will showcase the remaining 6 classes from this Fall with an intro from the instructor, one student team presenting their project, followed by Q&A and feedback from a panel of judges.
We will close with a short reception awarding The Collider Cup grand prize for the all-around winning student team while enjoying drinks and small bites.
9:45 am Check-in
10:00 am Welcome from Ikhlaq Sidhu, Faculty Director & Founder of SCET and Ken Singer, Managing Director of SCET.
Morning Fall Showcase (10:05 am - 11:35 am)
10:05 am Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (192) with Gigi Wang
10:20 am Applied Data Science with Venture Applications (135/290) with Ikhlaq Sidhu
10:35 am Amazoogle Data-Driven Business Models (185) with Shomit Ghose
10:50 am Challenge Lab: Blockchain (185) with Luke Kowalski and Alexander Fred-Ojala
11:05 am Technology Entrepreneurship (191) with Naeem Zafar
11:20 am Challenge Lab: Global Startup (191) with Ken Singer
Lunch & Networking (11:35 am - 12:30 pm)
Certificate of Entrepreneurship & Technology with Jesse Dieker
Afternoon Fall Showcase (12:30 pm - 2:00 pm)
12:30 pm Lean Transfer (190E/290) with Naeem Zafar & Rhonda Shrader
12:45 pm Technology Entrepreneurship (191) with Leah Edwards
1:00 pm Product Design (109E) with Rachel Powers
1:15 pm Challange Lab: Sports Tech (185) with Stephen Torres & Danielle Vivo
1:30 pm The A. Richard Newton Lecture Series (95/195) with Victoria Howell
1:45 pm Startup Semester with David Law
Reception & grand prize award ceremony (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Enjoy drinks and small bites with all of our guests. During this time, the SCET judges will pick the all-around winning team and award them with The Collider Cup grand prize at 2:30 pm!
We look forward to welcoming you as we showcase the top projects from this semester and introduce you to all that SCET has to offer! Be sure to RSVP if you plan to join us for lunch so that we can be sure to have enough food.
See you soon for SCET's Collider Cup 2018!
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