‘Dream, build and start up’: Exploring UC Berkeley’s culture of entrepreneurship

It started with a would-be mugging.

In October 2015, then-campus senior Hriday Kemburu was on his way home, about to pass the Valley Life Sciences Building, when he froze. He’d heard reports of other students being mugged in that area, but he never expected to see a man pulling a ski mask over his head and a woman wearing gloves, both emerging from nearby shrubbery.