Haas Newsroom


ATTENTION: Business, technology, and venture capital media

Intel Corporation and Berkeley Team up for International Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship


The top business plan competition winners from twenty Arab, Chinese, Indian, Mexican, Russian, Singaporean, and US universities, among others, will face off at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business as part of the second annual Intel+UC Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge (IBTEC).


October 26, 2006, 6:30-8:30 p.m.


University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, Bank of America Forum and Arthur Andersen Auditorium. For directions, go to: http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/haas/maps.html


Keynote speaker:
Brenda Musilli, President Intel Foundation, and Worldwide Education Director for Intel Corporation


Teams will present three-minute elevator pitches of their technology-focused plans at the Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum, where the winners will be announced. Teams will compete for $25,000 and valuable visibility before some of the leading venture capital firms of Silicon Valley, including Intel Capital, Intel’s venture capital arm and one of the world's largest technology VC organizations.

Reporters are invited to attend the final awards ceremony at the Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum free of charge. Please contact Ute Frey at the Haas School, frey@haas.berkeley.edu, 510-642-0342, or Ronna Kelly at the Haas School, rkelly@haas.berkeley.edu, 510-643-0259.

Co-hosted by Intel Corporation and the Haas School's Lester Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, IBTEC promotes entrepreneurship and the commercialization of technology innovations that promise significant and widespread positive impact on industry and society.

For more information, go to http://www.entrepreneurshipchallenge.org/.