Photo credit: Pedro Paredes-Haz
By Maya Mirsky
Álvaro Silberstein, MBA 17, was on top of a mountain in Patagonia in his wheelchair last December, and the cameras were rolling.
He was fulfilling his dream of making an arduous 50-kilometer trek through the landscape of granite towers and massive blue glaciers of the remote [...]
Startup Roundup is an occasional series highlighting new enterprises created by Berkeley-Haas students and recent alumni.
By Charles Cooper
Company: Market Games
Founder: Torsor Kotee, EMBA 16
As a chartered financial analyst who spent more than a decade working in private equity, investment banking, and consulting, Torsor Kotee has always been excited about finance. [...]
By Krysten Crawford
Sixteen teams of young entrepreneurs from around the world gathered at Berkeley-Haas Friday for the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC)—launched by MBA students in 1999 and now one of the world's leading contests for advances in social impact innovation.
Nearly 600 entries from 64 countries had been whittled down [...]
Berkeley-Haas Finance Prof. Ulrike Malmendier, a pioneer in the field of behavioral economics, has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow for her research on financial behavior.
Malmendier, was among 173 scholars, artists, and scientists chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants for the award, which is given annually by the John Simon Memorial [...]