05/14/13 Forbes — “I am young, have time and am willing to take the risk. We want to innovate and deliver awesome engineering products,” says mechanical engineering major Timothy Lee in a story examining the passion of student entrepreneurs and UC Berkeley's expanding efforts to nurture them.
03/05/13 — Alum Christian Fernandez says he was never a poster-boy student. Now, almost a decade after leaving campus, he is having a run of successful ventures. The computer programmer-turned-entrepreneur is juggling a couple of up-and-coming projects: a collaborative tech space, Ace Monster Toys, in West Oakland, and Hackbright Academy, a training ground for female programmers.
02/15/13 Haas Newsroom — SkyDeck, the UC Berkeley startup accelerator in downtown Berkeley, won the Catalyst Award at the first-ever East Bay Innovation Awards celebration. The year-old SkyDeck is a collaboration between the College of Engineering, the Haas School of Business, and the Vice Chancellor for Research Office.
11/21/12 MarketWatch — The Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership has launched a program for innovation in entrepreneurial and social finance that aims to explain the new phenomenon of "crowdfunding" and identify best practices in micro-, mobile- and early-stage entrepreneurial finance.
11/12/12 Fung Institute/CET — Hundreds of researchers, designers and industry leaders gathered at Berkeley on Tuesday, Nov. 13, for the 2012 Global Technology Leaders conference, Engineering Innovation by Design. Sessions explored emerging technologies that meet real-world needs in health care, energy efficiency, sustainability and other fields. (The conference webcast is now online.)