The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator announced the selection of 17 startups for its third cohort, scheduled to take place in the spring of 2020. The accelerator is a joint venture between organizations on the California-based UC Berkeley campus.
The venture, made up of the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, Berkeley Engineering, the Berkeley Haas School of Business, and Blockchain at Berkeley, announced the selections in an official statement on March 11. Projects were chosen from a list of 140 startups that applied for a coveted spot in the cohort.
A wide range of industries represented in Berkeley’s Spring 2020 cohort
Chosen projects will focus on industries such as gaming, fintech, IoT, sports, energy, and healthcare. The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator stated the following about each teams’ role in the cohort:
“During their time in the Xcelerator, the teams will engage with Berkeley’s network of mentors, researchers, faculty, venture capital firms, and student talent that is unparalleled in the blockchain space.” Read More...