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UC Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum

Successful Commercialization of University/National Laboratory Based Technology.

This segment includes presentations by John Dobak of Cryogen, Roger Werne of ITI Medical Technologies, and Elwyn Ewald of WaterHealth International, Inc. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, March 19, 1998. 67 min.

Successful Entrepreneurial Strategies

This segment includes presentations by John Morgridge of Cisco Systems, Inc., and Donald Valentine of Sequoia Capital. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, November 19, 1992. 78 min.

Taking Maxis Public: A Case Study in Building Shareholder Value

This segment includes a presentation by Jeff Braun, founder of the electronic game firm Maxis, Inc. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, October 26, 1995. 55 min.

Taking My Company Public: The Human Side

This segment includes a presentation by Jerry Fiddler of Wind River Systems. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, September 30, 1993. 59 min.

Tech Treasure in Toys: The Leapfrog Story

This segment includes a presentation by Michael Wood of LeapFrog Enterprises which specializes in technology-based learning products. Held at the University of California, Berkeley, March 20, 2003. 72 min.

Technology Entrepreneurship on the Global Stage: 4th Annual Intel+Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge

In this fourth year of the competiton eight finalists from a variety of countries present their winning business innovations in areas that have the greatest potential for a positive impact on society through the deployment of new and truly innovative technologies. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, November 20, 2008. 79 min.

The "Vortal": Accessing Vertical Markets on the Net

This segment includes presentations by J. Neil Weintraut of 21st Century Internet Venture Partners and Rishabh Mehrotra of Perksatwork.com. Held at the University of California, Berkeley, August 26, 1999. 52 min.

The Business of Social Platforms

This segment includes presentations by founders and CEOs developing tools for social platforms on the web, representing firms that allow the user to personalize, control and enhance their online spaces. Speakers: Jia Shen (RockYou), Darian Shirazi (Redux), Joyce Park (Renkoo), Kevin Chou (Watercooler) Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, January 24, 2008. 60 min.

The Cetus-Chiron Merger: The Realities of Biotechnology in the 90's

This segment includes a presentation by Hollings Renton, president of Chiron Corporation.Held at the University of California, Berkeley, December 10, 1992. 120 min.

The Changing Face of Venture Investing

This segment includes presentations by executives of venture capital firms as they investigate current challenges in venture investing. Host: Jerome S. Engel ; moderator: Sam Angus (Fenwick & West) Panel: Steve Bengston (PricewaterhouseCoopers), Nat Goldhaber (Claremont Creek Ventures), Bill Reichert (Garage Technology Ventures), Prashant Shah (Hummer Winblad). Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, August 28, 2008. 68 min.

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