Information on this page will be frequently updated, so keep checking back for additional details on these events and more. Recordings will be made available following each livestream event (see “Past Events & Recordings” section below).
March 4th (12:00pm- 12:45pm)
How do you build a network? How does an early stage start up gain visibility? Hear from Maria Artunduaga, the Founder and CEO of Respira Labs, about her startup journey and how she leveraged social media, entrepreneurship programs, and outreach channels to expand her networks and expand the visibility of her company. (Open to the public) RSVP HERE
May 4th (4:00pm – 7:00pm) | Blum Hall
Join us to mingle with student innovators in a poster session explaining their 2022 Big Ideas (list of projects), then tune in as the top three Big Ideas teams vie for the $10,000 Grand Prize at the Big Ideas Grand Prize pitch competition, followed by the top Blockchain teams competing in the Binance-LIFT Blockchain Innovations for Social Good initiative, sponsored by Binance Charity. Students, mentors, judges and sponsors will be recognized in a festive Awards Celebration and Reception.
November 10 | 4 pm PT| Zoom Advising Appointments
Come meet one on one with expert advisors from the Big Ideas network to discuss your innovative ideas and critical guidance and constructive feedback. The experts bring years of experience advising and coaching startups along with robust technical expertise. The list of experts will be shared in advance and students can sign up for 30 minute advising appointments. This session fills up fast, so look out for an announcement in the Big Ideas Newsletter in October. Register here.
November 15 & 17 | All Day | 120 Blum Hall, UC Berkeley & Zoom Appointments
With only a few days left before the pre-proposal deadline (Nov. 18th), come and receive last-minute advice on your pre-proposal application. Take advantage of this final opportunity to fine-tune your pre-proposal and receive feedback by signing up for an advising appointment with a member of the Big Ideas advising staff.
November 18 | Due 1pm PT | Online submission
Deadline to submit your pre-proposal! Please carefully read all of the instructions on the Big Ideas application page and allow at least 30-45 minutes to complete the entire application/upload process. Late submissions will not be accepted, so make sure to contact us if you have any questions.