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BETA UNIVERSITY

#1 institute for entrepreneurs to build tech-driven innovation for good

OUR STORY

Beta University is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization rooted in the heart of Silicon Valley and is recognized as a premier institution for venture capital education and entrepreneurship for Asia and U.S

Mission

Equip entrepreneurs with the tools, knowledge, and network to tackle humanity's biggest challenges.

Vision

#1 institute for entrepreneurs to build tech-driven innovation for good.

What does Beta stand for?

Belief, Entrepreneur, Technology, Altruism

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Who does Beta help?

People who want to start companies, from college students to senior executives in the U.S. and Asia.

What does Beta offer?

Help entrepreneurs gain knowledge, find advisors, recruit talents, and pitch investors.

Entity

Beta is a 501(c)3 non profit organization.

BETA HELPS ENTREPRENEURS

TRACTION SO FAR

780

Founders

189

Investors

56

Lessons

$20B

Total Companies Valuation

350

Executives

3600

Job Opportunities

80

Professors

50000+

Talents

BETA'S ALUMNI COMPANIES (GROWTH STAGE)

Based in Silicon Valley and dedicated to overseas Chinese entrepreneurial teams, we've supported over 400 high-growth startup projects in their journey from inception to success by offering capital, knowledge, and expert support. Our member companies have garnered recognition from prominent media outlets, including Forbes 30 Under 30 and Hurun Under 30.

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Clapper

Social video platform
IDG, SIG

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Suntisfy

DTC baby products and toys
Millions of customers

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Yami Buy

Asian shopping website in North America
J.P.Morgan, GGV

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Visla

AIGC Video Tool
#1 engineer from Zoom

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Outer

DTC outdoor furniture
Sequoia, Capital Today

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EthSign

DocuSign for web3
Sequoia US/China/India

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WuKong Education

Online class for 3 - 18 yrs old students
k2vc

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Vesta

DTC home goods
Sequoia,Tiantu Capital

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FP Solution

Hardware-Focused Accelerator
SpaceX、Tesla

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E-Pal

Gamers community
A16Z

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Aspecta

Linkedin for web3
ZhenFund

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KOKOLU

Sustainable lifestyle brand
UpHonest,QF Capital

BETA'S ALUMNI COMPANIES (SEED STAGE)

Our alumni companies focus on four major industries: AI, SaaS, Consumer (DTC + social apps), Healthcare, and renewable energy.

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Suger.io

SaaS marketplace

YC w23

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Buysmart.ai

AI copilot for Shopping across all platforms

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Dreamore.ai

AI Spiritual tech app

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Members.land

Membership community tool

YC W23

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AdsGency AI

All in one LLMOps + MLOps solutions for advertisements

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Restmesh

Restaurant technologies company

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SiGenex

Clinical genetics for everyone everywhere

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DoDo World

DoDo is where Gen Z co-live with AI being

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ThinkBe

Freeing AI from software entirely

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Questflow

AI-native workflow automations with no code both on-chain and off-chain

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DaWang

New York-based design brand

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Atticc

Decentralised social media connecting and enriching the souls of Web3

OUR LOCATIONS

BETA SILICON VALLEY EVENTS & MOMENTS

We host regular tech workshops, coding boot camps, hackathons, and networking events to attract members and foster a collaborative and innovative atmosphere at the Beta House (Hacker House). Beta's events are a key means of connecting mentees with mentors, facilitating rapid growth in entrepreneurship, and investing for our mentees.

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STANFORD ALUMS

Attendees

103

85% Tech Professionals

5% Entrepreneurs

10% Students

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BIG TECH PROFESSIONALS

Attendees

165

85% Tech Professionals

5% Entrepreneurs

10% Students

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AI HACKATHON

Attendees

96

60% Tech Professionals

30% Entrepreneurs

10% Students

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DEMO DAY

Attendees

173

65% Tech Professionals

20% Financial Insiders

5% Entrepreneurs

10% Students

VISITING PROFESSORS AND EXECUTIVES

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Professor @UC Berkeley

Michael I. Jordan

Michael I. Jordan, a UC Berkeley professor, is a leading authority in the field of machine learning, with a profound impact on the advancement of AI.

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Professor of Design and Innovation @Stanford

Barry Katz

A renowned figure in the field of design and innovation, known for his influential work in design thinking and problem-solving. 

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TAL Education Group CFO

Peng Zhuangzhuang

McKinsey's Global Senior Partner, Harvard & Princeton math Ph.D. Advisor in China's telecom and media, shaping outsourcing and regional strategies.

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Founder of Xiaohongshu

Qu Fang

Qu Fang, founder of Xiaohongshu, made the 2022 Forbes Global Billionaires List and ranked 40 on 2023 Forbes China's Outstanding Business Women 100.

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Mobike Founder

Hu Weiwei

Founded Beijing Mobai Technology Co., Ltd. in January 2015 and was recognized in Forbes Asia's "25 Asian Emerging Women List" in May 2018.

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Dedao Founder

Luo Zhenyu

Luo Zhenyu, creator of 'Luo Ji Thinking', founder of Get App, known for his influential talks and programs like 'Knowledge is Power'.

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Professor @UC Berkeley

Niloufar Salehi

A professor at UC Berkeley and an Advisory Board member at Nvidia. Doctor of Philosophy, computer science, human-computer interaction at Stanford.

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Economist

Zhou Qiren

Zhou Qiren, an economics professor at the National School of Development, Beijing University, holds a PhD in Economics from UCLA, and graduated from The People’s University of China in 1982.

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