May 13 2016
CITRIS UC Merced is proud to announce Dado Banatao will be the 2016 guest speaker for the School of Engineering and School of Natural Sciences graduation commencement, on Sunday, May 15th! Dado and Maria Banatao are major donors to CITRIS and their support has been integral to our organization. In recognition of their early cornerstone commitment to CITRIS and their ongoing leadership, the Berkeley component of the four-campus CITRIS collaboration has been named the Dado & Maria Banatao Institute at CITRIS Berkeley.Dado BanataoDado Banatao is the managing partner...
Apr 20 2016
We were happy to have Hoaithi Dang with us as one of our 2016 CITRIS Student Interns! Here is his story.From Community Service to a Community Oriented Technology Geek"Don’t stop dreaming." - Bill Clinton to the Clinton Global Initiative University Class of 2016. It’s funny how fast dreams become a reality. If you had asked me three years ago when I thought I would have accomplished my dreams, I would have said "in my late 40s."I grew up in a working class family on the outskirts of San Jose otherwise known as the Silicon Valley. When I was about...
Apr 14 2016
Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual Entrepreneurial Seminar and Pitchfest, taking place on April 30th in the Kolligian Library. Come learn from entrepreneurs and investors, take workshops and participate in one or both of the student pitch competitions. The event is open to all students and everyone will receive a guide to generating a strong pitch, with sample videos.Have a good business concept? Register here: http://bit.ly/1GTFiFJ This year we are featuring two competitions:The Ruiz Prize in Entrepreneurial Communication: Individuals will deliver short, 3-...