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FORM+FUND is Berkeley Law’s free workshop series for Berkeley-affiliated entrepreneurs. Now in its seventh year, FORM+FUND teaches the core legal, financial, and organizational aspects of starting and scaling a venture-backed business.  Sessions are taught by leading Silicon Valley attorneys, entrepreneurs, and/or venture capitalists. FORM+FUND Fellows also have optional office hours with startup attorneys from SPZ Legal. Participation in the FORM+FUND Fellowship and workshops is by application only.


Application for the Fall 2023 Cohort of FORM+FUND will open on July 19, 2023. Sign up for the FORM+FUND email list for program updates.

FORM+FUND workshops run in-person at the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub in Berkeley. There are no virtual options or auditing available for this cohort. Seats for the Fellowship are limited – we suggest applying early. 

Fall 2023 In-Person Workshop Schedule (Currently Subject to Change)

Program Partners:


Bakar Fellows Program is the organizational partner for the 2023 cohort of FORM+FUND


SPZ Legal is the office hours partner for the 2023 cohort of FORM+FUND