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Piper Promotes: Entrepreneur Thought Leader Mentor, July 26, 2012

For the aspiring entrepreneurs,  the Chinese Information and Networking Association (CINA) and Fudan Alumni are hosting a workshop and technical conference on July 26, 2012 in Mountain View, California with Naeem Zafar and David Lane.

Zafar is a faculty member of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley teaching innovation and entrepreneurship classes. He is also currently the CEO and president of Bitzer Mobile, a company that provides that helps IT personal quickly mobilize enterprise application. He is the former CEO & President of Pyxis Technologies, former CEO of Silicon Design Systems and Veridicom, and former senior member of Quickturn Design Systems.

Lane is currently a partner of Onset Ventures, a entrepreneurship venture company getting small businesses off the ground. Prior to this, Lane co-founded Diamondhead Ventures and was a senior venture capital investment officer at the Harvard Management Company. His investments include Danger, Entercept Security Technologies, UPEK, Applied Immune Sciences, Harmonic, Kofax Image Products, TriQuint Semiconductor, NexGen, Quidel, Viewlogic Systems and Harbridge Merchant Services.

The program is as follows:

6:00pm – 6:30pm Registration and Food
6:30pm – 8:00pm Presentation and Q & A
8:00pm – 8:30pm Entrepreneurs’ Pitch and feedback by the Thought Leaders
8:30pm – 9:00pm Social Networking

The program is Thursday, July 26th, from 6-9PM, at 801 California Street in Mountain View, California. The event is $15 for non-members, $6 for students. For more information, contact Vicky Young (vicki_sosing@yahoo.com).
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Piper Promotes: Nightlife at the California Academy of Sciences, Thursdays

Every Thursday, the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco hosts Nightlife. This is a 21+ experience of the museum: cocktails are available and guests wander free, mixing with exhibits and friends. Each week features a theme, planetarium shows, and either a live band or DJ.

On Thursday, July 5, 2012, the theme is Soundwave Nightlife. It is the opening night of Soundwave, a three month art and music festival in San Francisco. Soundwave artists will present interactive features within the usual Nightlife exhibits. The band playing will be the Lumerians. Additionally, the new exhibit, Earthquake, will be open from 6-10 pm in the West Pavilion with a quake simulator. The planetarium will host a live show Science Tonight feature Earth Update at 6:30, as well as Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet at 7:30 & 8:30 pm.

Tickets are $12 for non-members and $10 for members and are available here. They are available at the door, but in my experience that option involves a long line and potentially missed exhibits that fill up quickly if you don’t get there early.  RSVP on Facebook.

Every week, Piper will highlight an event or an organization on or near campus that is of interest to the Berkeley Science Review audience.
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