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Visionary Awards candidate application
Nomination Guidelines: The Berkeley Visionary Awards is an honor bestowed on individuals who have created a successful for-profit company(s), located in Berkeley, that have solved a problem and/or disrupted their market sector.
Please note: This honor is for an individual person and their company, not for a partnership or a network of people. This nomination application is our attempt to gain the most well-rounded view of the individual and their business endeavors. None of the questions herein reflect attributes that are required to receive this award.
Thank you for your interest in this award!
Your name (if different from candidate)
Your first and last name & your relationship to candidate
Your email (if different from candidate)
Name of candidate
First and last name
Candidate's phone number
Name of Company
Number of employees in Berkeley
What is the candidate's connection to Berkeley?
Born or raised in Berkeley?
Headquartered in Berkeley?
Intellectual property licensed from UCB/LBNL?
Berkeley community involvement (e.g.: Boards, committees, organizations, etc). Please denote which organizations in "other"
Candidate is UCB graduate, professor, or employee
Describe the market sector of the company:
What is the story of this company: Its goals? How long until it reaches those goals?
What is this company's stage of maturity (e.g.): years since launch, revenue generated, number of customers?
What other awards has the candidate of their company received?
In what way is this person/company a Visionary?
How does this person/company contribute to Berkeley's innovation ecosystem?
What values does this person/company have that are consistent with the Visionary Awards and Berkeley? Does this person/company exemplify "innovation with a conscience?"
How does this person/company promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion?
Is this person a good speaker? Charismatic?
Shy, Quiet, Doesn't like public speaking
Gregarious, Charismatic, Great public speaker
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