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From Herat to Haas, Afghan MBA Student Creates a New Life

By Maya Mirsky   |   2/06/2017
Sal Parsa, MBA 18, once believed his destiny was to become a tailor, or a mechanic. Born in Afghanistan and raised during Taliban rule to a family without much education, Parsa didn’t have many options. By age ...

Going to business school could turn you into an MBA entrepreneur

By Angela Fleekop   |   2/01/2017
Above: Berkeley MBA startup Planet Murple aims to help kids each more vegetables If you've ever considered enrolling in an MBA program, you may have pictured yourself getting promoted to a prominent new ...

MBA Student Perspective: How I'm Leaning In to Become One of the 7% of Women In Venture Capital

By Kira Noodleman   |   1/23/2017
Photo: At my internship with my soon-to-be boss, Bee Partners Founder & Managing Partner Michael Berolzheimer, MBA 07 My passion is solving problems that matter. That passion often attracts me to disruptive ...

Leaders Who Redefine: Danae Ringelmann, Indiegogo

By Angela Fleekop   |   1/10/2017
  Change with an MBA She worked in finance for more than six years, learning about the world, business, and how things worked. Then she wanted to change it.

MBA Student Perspective: Choosing a Graduate Degree to Maximize my social Impact

By Sarrah Nomanbhoy   |   12/22/2016
As I began thinking about graduate school, I knew I wanted to choose a program that would help me combine my two passions: entrepreneurship and international migration. These two forces of creative ...

MBA Entrepreneurship: Recent Evening & Weekend MBA Ventures

By Eileen Jacob   |   10/07/2016
  MBA entrepreneurship thrives in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program, where students find numerous resources to support their interest, from electives and startup competitions to their well-connected ...

The Berkeley MBA Behind Pokémon Go

By Morgan Bernstein   |   7/19/2016
Haas alum John Hanke first put the earth in your pocket, then released pocket monsters on planet Earth. Hanke, MBA 96, is CEO of Niantic Labs, the innovator behind Pokémon Go.    Haas Alum/Niantic CEO John ...

A Sampling of Startups

By Laura Counts   |   4/22/2016
Berkeley-Haas students are launching startups in record numbers.

EMBA Startup Roundup

By Susan Petty   |   4/15/2016
Inspired by Silicon Valley Immersion Week and by all they learn in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, a number of our students find an executive MBA and entrepreneurship go together, choosing to launch ...

Evening and weekend MBA Student Founds "Smart Mailbox" Startup

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/21/2016
Evening and weekend MBA student Shuai Jiang has come up with a better way to receive, track, return, and manage online packages.