John Doerr, the venture capital missionary

Shutter and shuffle silenced as John Doerr humbly took center stage last week as a speaker for the Fung Institute and Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology’s Richard Newton Lecture Series. Doerr was a clear choice, as the series’ mission is to bring distinguished speakers within the entrepreneurial world to UC
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Why Berkeley is the best college town

We all can recall the days, not too long ago, when we would spend late nights scrolling through College Prowler, meticulously analyzing every rating and comment on the schools we were considering. Who could really blame us? There were so many features to take into account! Major deciding factors included
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In the news: Facebook buys WhatsApp

More casual than texting but less creepy than Facebook chatting, “WhatsApp” has become enormously popular for college students looking to stay connected to everyone around the world. On Feb. 19, the company was bought by Facebook for $19 billion, the largest purchase of a company backed by venture capitalists ever.  
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Off the beat: Considering the tech revolution

The Daily Californian recently published an article criticizing the tech community in Berkeley and at large. It was conceived from the attacks against the buses of Google and Facebook, which are believed to build a gentrified community. It is difficult to talk about such issues because they are steeped in
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