We are givers, not takers.
We have a unique scholarly approach to venture deals and incubation.
Who We Are
Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator is the newest lab at the Center for Entrepreneurship in the School of Engineering. We launched to leverage the groundswell of blockchain activity on UC Berkeley's campus, and to invite global scholars and entrepreneurs into this tremendous ecosystem.
At a distance of 30 minutes to San Francisco and 1 hour to Silicon Valley, Berkeley is the perfect city for entrepreneurs and researchers.
We provide non-dilutive support for selected teams, providing access to resources both on and off campus. Our motive is purely to advance technology, create new ventures and support researchers.
How We Help
We understand the blockchain ecosystem and how rapidly it evolves. We approach all companies with an open mind, regardless of what stage they are in and where they are from. We have no preference for age nor UC Berkeley affiliation. If you have a promising technology or a business with traction, get in touch with us!
Education + Mentorship
Since we run a non-dilutive accelerator, you retain control and ownership. Simply commit to attending and participating in our programs.
Industry Specific Events
Take part in our speaker sessions on three tracks - Blockchain Technology, Blockchain Industry, Entrepreneurship.
Arrange office hours with our advisors, mentors and domain experts.
Network at our events and other events in Silicon Valley.
Access Our Recruiting Platform
Access our recruiting platform, BearX, to attract talent.
Receive regular pitch coaching sessions.
Arrange 1:1 meetings with qualified blockchain investors and venture capitalists.
Resources + Exposure
Blockchain Industry Connections
Access blockchain events on and off campus, as well as events for entrepreneurs and technologists in general (e.g. SF Blockchain Week, Crypto Economics Securities Conference, Simons Institute for Theory of Computing Blockchain and Zero Knowledge Events, investor panels, etc).
Network of Resources
Access leading blockchain projects and resources for partnerships, talent and advisory expertise.