Author: Catherine Supnet

SkyDeck Staff Curates Prospective SkyTeam FAQs

Fall 2017 cohort applications are due in one week and they are rapidly rolling in! Check out some FAQs curated by our staff to help inform prospective SkyDeck startups about our program: 1) What stage startups do you take? It varies. Typically, teams that are ready for...

SkyDeck Welcomes New Partner Intel Labs

SkyDeck is pleased to announce that Intel Labs will join the SkyDeck Partnership Program joining current SkyPartners Analog Devices, Ericsson, Ford, KLA Tencor, Midea, OSIsoft, and Universal Display Corporation. SkyDeck is delighted to be working with one of the world’s leading technology companies as they deepen...

SkyTalk: Brad Feld Speaks at SkyDeck

At SkyDeck, we kicked off our new SkyTalk series with a conversation with Brad Feld. An entrepreneur, early stage investor, co-founder of Techstars, and author of many books about startups, Brad is one of the most experienced minds in the startup community. SkyDeck Executive Director...

Health Tech Roundtable Hosted by Analog Devices

Last week, SkyDeck hosted a Health Tech Roundtable for Industry Partner Analog Devices. As keynote speaker, Jim Doscher of Analog Devices kicked off the event with his thoughts on healthcare innovation. We then had two expert panel roundtable discussions plus flash presentations by eleven of...

UC Berkeley Awarded $2.2M to Support Campus Entrepreneurship

UC Berkeley has been awarded $2.2 million from the State of California to further the overall entrepreneurial efforts on campus with funding from State Assembly Bill 2664. SkyDeck is excited to be one of the six entities that support the UC Berkeley startup ecosystem...

Female Founders and Investors: Progress and Trends

By nature, innovation does not discriminate. However, the representation of females in startups and venture capital is extremely low. There is still a long way to go for gender equality in the startup ecosystem. At SkyDeck we are committed to leveraging the positive trends that...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Nibha Aggarwal of SkyTeam iTreatMD

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam iTreatMD CEO and co-founder Nibha Aggarwal. iTreatMD provides a point of care app that guides clinicians with a check list to treat diseases and generates encounter notes for clinicians and personalized treatment plan for patients. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A:...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Spencer Marx of SkyTeam HomeGrown

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam HomeGrown CEO and co-founder Spencer Marx. Through research and development, HomeGrown has created an automated, affordable, and organic home farming system called 'The GreenThumb' that allows users to grow a lot of food with extremely minimal effort at a very cost-effective...