Author: Christopher Brown

First Funded Cohort Presenting at SkyDeck Demo Day

Demo Day is next week, and we couldn’t be more excited! We are presenting the first SkyDeck Cohort to receive funding from our newly launched Berkeley SkyDeck Fund. Our 16 Cohort teams will pitch to a sold-out crowd of accredited investors. The teams are buzzing with...

Kiwi Campus Announces the Future of Last-Mile Delivery

SkyDeck cohort company Kiwi Campus has announced their latest technology, including the Kiwi Trike, the world’s first smart-assisted semi-autonomous electric cargo tricycle. For the last year, Kiwi Campus has been delivering restaurant orders with autonomous robots on the campuses of UC Berkeley and Stanford. Their goal...

UC President Janet Napolitano Visits SkyDeck

SkyDeck celebrated President’s Day early this year! On February 16, 2018 we were honored to host University of California President Janet Napolitano at SkyDeck. President Napolitano heard about the latest news at SkyDeck, met some of our amazing startups, and got to tour our space and see our startups in...

Announcing The SkyDeck Design Team

by Jessica C. Kam BERKELEY, CALIF. -- SkyDeck, UC Berkeley's official startup accelerator, has announced the creation of the SkyDeck Design Team, a new in-house program to connect Berkeley design students with SkyDeck startups to work on graphic design, industrial product design and UI/UX projects, and...

Berkeley SkyDeck Fund Closes Oversubscribed $24MM Round

BERKELEY, CALIF. – The Berkeley SkyDeck Fund has closed its first investment with an oversubscribed round of $24 million, including investments from Sequoia Capital and Mayfair Venture Capital. The Spring 2018 SkyDeck cohort teams were the first SkyTeams to receive fund investments: a $100,000 cash investment...