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SkyTeam Xendit Grows in Southeast Asia

Everyone has that friend that swears to pay you back after borrowing money, but always seems to forget. Luckily, SkyTeam Xendit is in the process of saving Southeast Asian citizens from this burden with their mobile app that initiates instant peer-to-peer exchanges. This week, TechCrunch...

Localwise Meets the Mayor

SkyAlum Localwise is an online job platform to help local businesses hire local people. This week, Localwise founders, Ben and Maya, met with Berkeley’s Mayor, Tom Bates. The group discussed ways for Localwise to partner with the City to make Berkeley an even better place to work. More...

SkyAlum Wetravel Gaining Traction

Travel planning can be a tedious task, and becomes a huge headache when you are managing group travel. SkyAlum Wetravel is dedicated to simplifying large group trips through its online tools that help users collect funds and organize logistics. Wetravel’s substantial company growth was highlighted...

SkyDeck Application is Live!

SkyDeck has opened the application for the Spring 2016 cohort! Visit this link for access to the application and an opportunity to engage in the SkyDeck experience. Applications are due on October 2nd by 5:00 pm, final presentations are on November 5th, and the winners...

Berkeley Entrepreneurs’ Expo is Coming

Looking for an opportunity to finally understand what the “entrepreneurial ecosystem” at Berkeley really means? The fall 2015 Berkeley Entrepreneurs' Expo provides the perfect chance to find out about the programs and people on campus who are working to support Cal startups. The Expo will...

New SkyAdvisor Keval Desai

Keval Desai, Partner at InterWest. Desai received a BE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, an MS in Computer Science from UC Santa Barbara, and an MBA from UC Berkeley. He has over 24 years of experience in technology as an engineer, product...

SkyTeam Privail in the White House

While many startups may fear the pressure of pitching to angel investors or venture capitalists, or even at the weekly SkyHack, SkyTeam Privail was chosen as one of ten startups to make a pitch to a very important person: the President of the United States....

SkyAlum Leada Launches Real-World Data Science Curriculum

Say goodbye to busywork, and hello to the real world. Students have long complained about the dreaded lessons that seem to have no professional application, and this month SkyAlum Leada has addressed their grievances. University and graduate courses provide students with fundamental theories, but often...

New SkyAdvisor Laura Oliphant

Laura Oliphant received her PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. She is an Investment Manager in Intel Capital, where she makes and manages investments in the semiconductor capital equipment and materials areas.  She joined Intel in 1991 and Intel Capital in...

Apply for the Inaugural primeUC

A new Bay Area startup competition is launching this December, and the biggest draw: a grand prize of $150K with no strings attached. UC President Janet Napolitano has introduced the inaugural primeUC startup competition sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Innovation. PrimeUC will be held 2-4 times...