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SkyDeck Welcomes New Partner Intel Labs

SkyDeck is pleased to announce that Intel Labs will join the SkyDeck Partnership Program joining current SkyPartners Analog Devices, Ericsson, Ford, KLA Tencor, Midea, OSIsoft, and Universal Display Corporation. SkyDeck is delighted to be working with one of the world’s leading technology companies as they deepen...

SkyTalk: Brad Feld Speaks at SkyDeck

At SkyDeck, we kicked off our new SkyTalk series with a conversation with Brad Feld. An entrepreneur, early stage investor, co-founder of Techstars, and author of many books about startups, Brad is one of the most experienced minds in the startup community. SkyDeck Executive Director...

January SkyDeck Updates

SkyDeck SkyDeck Executive Director Caroline Winnett was quoted in an article in the San Francisco Business Times in support of providing access to seed funding for Berkeley startups at the earliest stages.   SkyPartners SkyPartner Ericsson is hosting their 2017 Innovation Awards. The company challenged students in this global competition to...

SkyDeck Hosts Faculty Entrepreneurship Open House

SkyDeck prides itself on its focus on Berkeley affiliated startups. While we attract students and alumni, we are continually committed to involving UC Berkeley faculty into our program. Faculty have been involved in many of our SkyAlum teams, including Zephyrus Biosciences, Chirp Microsystems and Mentive. On February 7th,...

Introducing the SkyTalk Series

With the incredible network of talent here at Berkeley, we are launching our SkyTalk series this February to harness that knowledge for our entrepreneurs. Our first talk will be held on February 7th featuring entrepreneur, early stage investor and author Brad Feld, followed by our...

SkyDeck at CES 2017

CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is the premier showcase event of new innovation and technology that takes place in Las Vegas every year. The show has become a must for companies, investors, reporters and technophiles to get a look at all of the new innovation. This...

Health Tech Roundtable Hosted by Analog Devices

Last week, SkyDeck hosted a Health Tech Roundtable for Industry Partner Analog Devices. As keynote speaker, Jim Doscher of Analog Devices kicked off the event with his thoughts on healthcare innovation. We then had two expert panel roundtable discussions plus flash presentations by eleven of...

Healthcare: 3 Tech Topics to Watch in 2017

Almost immediately after taking office, the Trump administration is following through on the GOP’s promises to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), colloquially known as Obamacare. So far, President Trump has only issued an Executive Order generally instructing government agencies to limit the...

UC Berkeley Awarded $2.2M to Support Campus Entrepreneurship

UC Berkeley has been awarded $2.2 million from the State of California to further the overall entrepreneurial efforts on campus with funding from State Assembly Bill 2664. SkyDeck is excited to be one of the six entities that support the UC Berkeley startup ecosystem...

Female Founders and Investors: Progress and Trends

By nature, innovation does not discriminate. However, the representation of females in startups and venture capital is extremely low. There is still a long way to go for gender equality in the startup ecosystem. At SkyDeck we are committed to leveraging the positive trends that...