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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....

SkyTeam Lioness in Forbes

SkyTeam Lioness has continued to turn heads with their newly launched lioness vibrator. In a Forbes article earlier this week, Lioness was noticed for their innovative application of technology that is helping to inform users about their bodies. The product empowers women to break the...

Co-Founder Moses Lo of SkyAlum Xendit on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia

SkyAlum Xendit co-founder Moses Lo was listed in the Forbes inaugural 30 Under 30 Asia class. Forbes named 300 of the top leaders, inventors and entrepreneurs across Asia in 10 different sectors. Xendit has been working primarily in Southeast Asian countries to bring a peer-to-peer payment...