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Pejman Mar Ventures Launches Inaugural Berkeley Startup Challenge

In an effort to contribute to the startup ecosystem in Berkeley, Pejman Mar Ventures has launched their inaugural Berkeley Startup Challenge. The growing entrepreneurial spirit in Berkeley has captured the attention of the Palo Alto based Pejman Mar Ventures. Pejman Mar Ventures (PMV) is an early stage...

SkyTeam Localwise in the Business of Supporting the Community

Fittingly, SkyTeam Localwise was featured on the local Berkeleyside news site for the progress the startup has made with its community job board. The team’s initial vision was to develop a business-to-business recommendation service, however, Localwise founders, Benjamin Hamlin and Maya Tobias, eventually shifted their...

SkyAlums Featured in the Startup List from SF Business Times

Last year, the San Francisco Business Times released a list of prospering startups in the Bay Area. The List is comprised of startups that were incorporated from 2009 to 2013 and it is ranked based on the level of funding each company has received, leaving...

SkyTeam Xendit: In Beta Mode in Indonesia

SkyTeam Xendit’s solution to expensive and slow reimbursement practices has gained traction in Indonesia. Contrary to the standard use of cash, IOUs and bank wire transfers, Xendit allows users to connect their debit cards to their cellular devices, creating a mobile wallet. In four simple steps,...

Welcome New SkyAdvisors

SkyDeck is thrilled to announce the welcoming of its new SkyAdvisors. The new additions to the advisory board have agreed to share their talent and experience with the SkyTeams. Each advisor has a distinguished background that will enhance SkyDeck’s mission to develop an entrepreneurial ecosystem...

SkyTeam Lendsnap Joins Tech Futures Group

SkyDeck is excited to announce that Lendsnap has been named a Tech Futures Group company. Lendsnap was selected as a client based on its innovative approach to financial transactions. Tech Futures Group is funded by the SBA and provides mentorship and funding opportunities to new...

SkyTeam Privail in Dilbert

SkyTeam Privail was featured for its simplified AIDS portable testing device that has the potential to “change the world”. Blogger Scott Adams used his blog, Dilbert, to promote Privail’s efforts. Adams acknowledges his lack of expertise in investment and projected success rates, but continues to...

SkyDeck in LocalWise

SkyDeck has recently turned heads due to its growing presence on LocalWise. This local job board has historically focused on searching for jobs for what they refer to as “main street businesses”, but recently is has tapped into the realm of tech companies. LocalWise has broken the...

SkyDeck Meets the “Woz”

On Saturday evening, SkyDeck Deputy Director, Nori Castillo had the honor of meeting Steve Wozniak at the Cal Alumni Awards dinner. Wozniak received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986, and was selected as the 2015...