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Innovators@Cal: With a talk by Danae Ringelmann, Founder of Indiegogo

Social Event | October 4 | 6-8 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium (followed by reception in Blum Hall)

Danae Ringelmann, Founder & COO, Indiegogo

Big Ideas@Berkeley, International Development and Enterprise Club (IDEC), Haas Entrepreneurs Association, Engineers Without Borders (UC Berkeley)

Innovators@Cal is an exciting event that fosters collaboration across the entire UC Berkeley campus. Come and attend Innovators@Cal to intellectually engage with students across disciplines and develop your network. It’s an opportunity to communicate with students outside of your discipline and learn how they approach a problem. If you have an idea, a start up, or are looking to form a team to test an innovative idea, join us!

Danae Ringelmann (UC Berkeley MBA ’08) will talk about the launch of her company Indiegogo, the world’s largest global crowdfunding platform and one of the Bay Area’s fastest growing startups. Recently named one of the Top 50 Women Innovators in Technology, Danae will speak about ideation, team formation and her path from student to successful entrepreneur, inspiring you to take your idea to the next level! Learn about three cross-campus innovation competitions from the leaders of the Big Ideas @ Berkeley Contest, UC Berkeley Startup Competition (Bplan), and the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC). Then hear students from across UC Berkeley pitch their startup ideas and find or join a team. Networking by interest area will conclude the event next door in Blum Hall. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Sign up on the Google doc ( if you are interested in making a 1-minute pitch of your idea at the event. You will be contacted by the organizers prior to the event.

RSVP by October 4 online.