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 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. This application will reopen March 1 - March 30.


    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 closed.