Wrapped August I-Corps with incredible teams working on high impact projects, relevant for right now. 💪 Two University of California, Berkeley postdocs through the PostX program conducted 16 interviews during the week for their Wildfire Urban Interface (WUI) evac planning solution. Team WUIgo invalidated their initial hypos around who the customer would be. After mapping out the … Continue reading August I-Corps @ UC Berkeley: Wrap Up →
Check out a 5-min video abstract, with Steve Blank (!), summarizing research on WHY learning/applying Lean Startup methodology is superior to advising models, listening to founder war stories, focusing solely on mindset, etc. 3 key findings from this longitudinal study of the first 150 National Science Foundation (NSF) #ICorps teams. The research was funded by our very … Continue reading 1st 150 National I-Corps Teams: Longitudinal Study Key Findings →
NSF I-Corps July wrapped with a Berkeley Haas alum & VA Tech team, Battery Twin. Sal Parsa, MBA 18 is a UC LAUNCH & Skydeck (invested cohort) alum, now with BCG. He’s still using his superpowers to help aspiring entrepreneurs. Battery Twin conducted a whopping 23 interviews in 7 days, clarifying value props for their … Continue reading July I-Corps @ UC Berkeley: Wrap Up →
Wrapped up April NSF I-Corps with outstanding teams from across the country! UCSF fielded the largest team with PI Aaron Kornblith & Blackstone LaunchPad Director Jeni Janci pushing the team to 17 interviews in a single week. Their biggest surprise? Learning what their colleagues really think…and gaining new insights to support their mission. What can … Continue reading April I-Corps @ UC Berkeley: Wrap-Up →
Meet the UC LAUNCH Accelerator Spring 21 cohort teams! Aaron Hall founded Intropic Materials while finishing his PhD in Materials Science & Engineering at UC Berkeley. Intropic is developing high performance self-degrading plastics that last exactly as long as they are needed. Learn more about their journey through last Fall’s NSF I-Corps National program and … Continue reading National Team Intropic Materials in UC LAUNCH →
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