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Two MBA grads help communities financially flourish

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/05/2019
Pedro Moura, MBA 18, and Jessica Eting, MBA 18, share similar backgrounds, passions, and vision. Both come from immigrant families and witnessed firsthand their parents’ financial struggles. From those ...

Seven business leaders who (you might not realize) got their MBA at Berkeley Haas

By Eileen Jacob   |   10/17/2019
People are always interested in the stories behind successful people. Their childhood, their interests, their education. These days—more often than not—entrepreneurs and tech leaders have honed their skills at ...

Haas MBA student encourages others to take action

By Brittany Voris   |   10/14/2019
Ana Simoes, MBA 20, chief of staff, AI Inference Products Group, says Berkeley Haas has changed her in ways she never expected. Now she’s passionate about using technology to make an impact on society and ...

SoftBank’s Vision Fund has $100 billion to invest in tech companies

By Rahul Sampat   |   9/26/2019
If the current state of startups proves anything, it’s that the possibilities are endless for entrepreneurs, no matter where you are in your career. Take for example SoftBank Group Corp, which is headquartered ...

Trends & outlooks: corporate responsibility in times of crisis

By Eileen Jacob   |   9/09/2019
When it comes to a corporation’s success, revenue is not the only consideration. A recent study by Cone Communications found that Americans want more transparency from the businesses they work with. Consumers ...

Three ways an MBA will advance your intrapreneur career - and three ways it won't

By Liz Rosenberg   |   8/27/2019
Before embarking on any new adventure in your academic and professional life, it’s important to begin with clear expectations of what may or may not happen. Though there’s no roadmap etched in stone when you ...

Curious about post-grad MBA salary? Learn which concentrations pay the highest.

By Liz Rosenberg   |   8/20/2019
Advancing in a career and growing wages are two common reasons MBA hopefuls apply to top business schools. Data published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers reveal that the average starting ...

Is the Berkeley MBA a good fit for you? Ask yourself these four questions to find out

By Susan Petty   |   8/06/2019
Your life is filled with choices. Some—soup or salad with my sandwich at lunch?—are routine. Others—would an MBA help me achieve my career goals?—will have a long-lasting, powerful impact on the course of your ...

Snaps & claps: the story of Berkeley alums and Shazam’s $400M Apple acquisition

By Rahul Sampat   |   7/30/2019
In 2017, Apple announced it would be purchasing the music application Shazam, and in 2018, the roughly $400 million acquisition was finalized. Though you might be familiar with the app, you might be unfamiliar ...

Berkeley Entrepreneur Turns to Search Funds for a Place to Call Home

By Liz Rosenberg   |   7/15/2019
Jeff Oldenburg, MBA 18, is a “searcher.” As co-founder of The Tusker Fund, he’s in the process of finding a business to buy with the help of financial backers. The model is called a search fund, and it’s ...