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HotDesking Team Inteliclinic Wins Best Product Launched at SXSW

Hotdesking team Inteliclinic won the Best Product Launched at SXSW for their product Neuroon. Neuroon is an intelligent sleep mask that records sleep analytics. The team travelled to Texas for the competition and met with Ken Singer, among other UC Berkeley alum in attendance. ReleaseIt at...

SkyAlum Copia Founder Komal Ahmad Named 2016 Toyota Mother of Invention

SkyAlum Feeding Forward has rebranded, and is now Copia. Copia more accurately represents the company’s mission to reduce food waste and feed the hungry because it is based on the Roman goddess Copia that represents abundance, prosperity and opportunity. The company connects businesses with surplus...

Countdown to Application Deadline: Outreach and Awareness

SkyDeck partners with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology and the Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship program. These partnerships in combination with our connection to the Cal Alumni Associationand our large network of Advisors and investors, allow us to reach a large audience to promote our...

Countdown to Application Deadline: High Impact Events

SkyDeck hosts high impact workshops, roundtables and panel discussions in its event space for SkyTeams. Our events reflect the interests of our SkyTeams and supplement our experience-based curriculum. During this current cohort, we hosted a roundtable with Undersecretary Dr. Franklin Orr of the Department of Energy,...

Countdown to Application Deadline: Top Tier Mentorship

SkyTeams are presented with top tier mentorship at SkyDeck. Each SkyTeam works closely with one of our committed SkyAdvisors who support them through developing their trajectory. SkyTeams also have access to experts beyond their SkyAdvisors through our office hours program. “Office hours are a great opportunity...

Countdown to Application Deadline: We Take No Equity and Provide Access to Investors

SkyDeck plays an important role in preparing SkyTeams to receive funding. Our partnerships with Angel Investors and VCs include: Bee Partners, Better Ventures, Foundation Capital, IronFire Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Parenters, M34 Capital, Motus Ventures, Pejman Mar Ventures, among others. These partnerships allow us to connect...

Countdown to Application Deadline: Resources for Launch

When teams enter the SkyDeck community, they have well developed ideas and an established team, but they are often far from launching their companies or products. SkyDeck is not a cookie cutter accelerator and adapts to the needs of the current cohorts. The BAM curriculum and...

SkyDeck Featured in California Magazine

SkyDeck was featured in California Magazine for our work in developing “fledgling entrepreneurs”. The article highlighted our unique position at the center of Berkeley’s academic excellence to the east and the broad expansion of opportunity in the San Francisco area to the west. SkyDeck’s growth since...

Countdown to Application Deadline: Join Our SkyDeck Community

SkyDeck takes prides in the community we foster among our entrepreneurs. Our open plan office space facilitates an environment of interaction and relationship development. SkyDeck’s diverse portfolio of SkyTeams provides a unique platform for collaboration. One example includes the integration of SkyAlum Axlehire’s use of SkyAlum...

SkyAlum Gradescope on Inc.’s 16 Coolest College Startups List

In the midst of the March Madness basketball excitement, Inc. has established a tournament of its own based on teams of startups. Inc. creates a list of “The 16 Coolest College Startups” from an original list of 100 companies from universities all over North America....