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UC Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum

An Evening Honoring William "Bill" Hambrecht

This segment honors William Hambrecht, a Silicon Valley finance pioneer and co-founder of Hambrecht & Quist, a California investment bank founded in the 1960s. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, April 26, 2001. 61 min.

Angels in the Infield: Start-up Financing for Entrepreneurs

This segment includes presentations by Robert Lepper, Eric Shirley, Nat Goldhaber and Bob Bozeman of Angel Investors. Held at the University of California, Berkeley, November 18, 1999. 54 min.

Band of Angels

This segment includes presentations by Hans Severeins of the investment group Band of Angels, Umberto Miletti of DigitalThink, Inc. and Debbie Gorenberg of KidsPark. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, October 22, 1998. 60 min.

Beyond the Genome: What's Next in Biotech?

With the completion of the human genome project, a panel of speakers looks at the biotechnology industry which is now scrambling to create different business models and bring new drugs to the market. Featured speakers: Host: Jerome S. Engel. Panel: Brian Atwood (Versant Ventures), Garry Bunin (Libraria), Gajus Worthington (Fluidigm). Moderator: Betsy O'Neill (Tularik). Held at the University of California, Berkeley, October 25, 2001. 90 min.

Biotech Entrepreneurship: The Road from Concept to Commercialization

This segment includes presentations by Cynthia Robbins-Roth, founder of the electronic journal BioVenture View and John Groom of Athena Neurosciences Inc. Held at the University of California, Berkeley, February 20, 1992. 86 min.

Bricks to Clicks in the New Internet Reality: How to Shorten the Path to Profitability

This segment includes presentations by Dan Beldy of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and Brian and Todd Dunning of Buylink, Inc. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, November 30, 2000. 49 min.

Building a Successful Company: A Partnership

This segment includes presentations by William J. Harding of Morgan Stanley Venture Partners and Igor Khandros, founder and CEO of FormFactor. Held at the University of California, Berkeley, February 28, 2002. 68 min.

Building Brand Equity: Big Strategies for Small Companies.

This segment includes presentations by Bill Rosenzweig of The Republic of Tea, Sam Salkin of Peet's Coffee & Tea and Robin Joy, director of Marketing for Odwalla, Inc. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, November 20, 1997. 51 min.

Business Plan Competition [2005]

The Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum invites notable entrepreneurs, industry analysts, venture capitalists and business leaders to present their business experiences and candid insights in entrepreneurship. This segment covers the presentation of awards to the successful firms and individuals entered in the Business Plan Competition for 2005. The seven finalists include Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (harmonic devices) and Helios, Mujisan Pharaceuticals, Plunar, PrismVideo, Inc., Telegraph Systems, and the World of Good Development Organization. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C.

Business Plan Competition [2006]

Host: Jerome S. Engel. The Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum invites notable entrepreneurs, industry analysts, venture capitalists and business leaders to present their business experiences and candid insights in entrepreneurship. This segment covers the presentation of awards to the successful firms and individuals entered in the Business Plan Competition for 2006. The eight finalists include Allied Polymer, Aurora BioFuels, CellASIC, Kirsen Radio Vision, Love Ensure, Silicon Servo, Tree Frog and Xylim Inc. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, April 27, 2006. 120 min.

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