Social Event | October 10 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Nikhil Arora and Alejandro Vélez, co-founders of Back to the Roots
Big Ideas, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, CITRIS Tech for Social Good, Fung Institute, Women in Tech Initiative (WITI), BHEP (Haas), and the Foundry
Hosted by Big Ideas, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, CITRIS Tech for Social Good, Fung Institute, Women in Tech Initiative (WITI), BHEP (Haas), and the Foundry, Innovators@Cal is an exciting event that fosters collaboration across the UC Berkeley campus. Innovators@Cal provides students and student teams with opportunities to advance their ideas and ventures through two-minute pitches on stage and whiteboard sessions where teams can discuss their ideas with audience members, receive feedback, recruit new team members and more!
This event is for you if you:
have an idea or startup and are looking to build a team
are "entrepreneurial curious" and interested in joining a team
are interested in the entrepreneurship resources available at Cal
want to find like-minded people innovating solutions for big problems
This year, Innovators@Cal is proud to present the keynote speakers, Nikhil Arora and Alejandro Vélez, Cal alumni and co-founders of Back to the Roots. Based in Oakland, Back to the Roots Inc. makes indoor gardening kits and aquaponic fish tanks for producing organic mushrooms, herbs, and vegetables at home. Back to the Roots has evolved from a college kitchen experiment into a passion for urban gardening and a mission to reconnect families back to food. Come hear Nikhil and Alejandro give valuable entrepreneurial insights and answer questions about their social entrepreneurship journey.
All Audiences, Alumni, General Public, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate
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