APPLY TO SKYDECK

REQUIREMENTS

 

Think you have a great startup? Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • 1

    A team member (founder, employee, advisor) affiliated with UC Berkeley, LBNL, or UCSF. An affiliate is a student, alumni, faculty, staff, postdoc researcher, or visiting scholar. Founders who are foreign nationals without any of these affiliations can apply for the Global Founders Program. If accepted, their startups are eligible for SkyDeck

  • 2

    Evidence of business potential. This could come in the form of revenue, users, customer interviews, a demo, a prototype, or a patent or significant scientific/technical breakthrough

  • 3

    Team must be for-profit and ready to begin interacting with mentors and potential investors

Have any unanswered questions? Check out our FAQ page for prospective SkyTeams!

  • COHORT

    Cohort Track

    This is for application into the full SkyDeck program, with an application window offered twice per year in the Fall and Spring. Cohort teams are eligible for $100,000 investment. The application is now open until Sept. 29.

  • HOT-DESKING

    Hot-Desking Track

    Hot desk companies are eligible for investment of 10% of qualifying investment rounds. This track is open when space is available. The application is currently open.

  • SKYINTERN

    SkyIntern

    This is the application for potential SkyInterns. We accept applications from current UC Berkeley students and alumni.