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SkyDeck Partner Venable Law – Firm of the Year

SkyDeck Industry Partner Venable Law was ranked first out of 14.000 law firms in the area of Technology Law and deemed “Firm of the Year” by U.S. News & World Report. Venable’s expertise is in corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, and regulatory and...

SkyDeck Welcomes the Spring 2017 Cohort

  SkyDeck has announced 24 new SkyTeams to join the Spring 2017 cohort.       Angilytics provides wearable sensors and data analytics for ultimate hypertension management.         Carednd is a marketplace for peer-to-peer babysitting.         CBJ Global connects international markets, bridging the gap between machine intelligence and finance in the process.         Datavia is...

SkyDeck Sponsors CalHacks 3.0

Motivated by free food, caffeine, and 36 hours dedicated to creativity in code and hardware, more than 2,000 participants gathered in Memorial Stadium on November 11-13th for Cal Hacks 3.0, the largest collegiate hackathon in the world.  The event is growing immensely on this third...

SkyDeck Fall 2016 Demo Day: Planning Trajectories

SkyDeck hosted its fourth biannual Demo Day on Thursday, November 10th. With over 100 investors, 40 friends (Industry Partners, Advisory Board Members, and Campus Partners), and 20 presenting teams, it was by all accounts our best ever. A big thank you to SkyAdvisors Michael Berolzheimer of Bee...

SkyDeck Executive Director Caroline Winnett Selected to Speak at SXSW

Caroline will speak at Startup Village at SXSW 2017 on “The Scientific Methodology for Startup Success”. Her talk will highlight the importance of fostering the talent of entrepreneurs at university- based startups. It's well known that Silicon Valley is the epicenter of the startup world....

Showcasing Berkeley Innovation at the Entrepreneurs’ Expo

At the Fall 2016 Entrepreneurs’ Expo, students, faculty and community members had the chance to explore UC Berkeley’s “entrepreneurial ecosystem”. SkyDeck, in partnership with Bee Partners, CITRIS Foundry, and Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, hosted the expo showcasing 15+ campus organizations that promote innovation...

SkyTeam Stroll Health Awarded Top Enterprise Health Startup at Health 2.0

SkyTeam Stroll Health won the Top Enterprise Health Startup award at Health 2.0 this month. Stroll’s team has worked for over 3 years on their referral management and patient access solution. They connect patients to cost-saving imaging, while increasing revenue for participating providers. Recognized as the...

SkyAlum Build & Imagine is Now in Sixty Target Stores

SkyAlum Build & Imagine has grown from only dreaming of prototypes when they joined SkyDeck, to now placing their “StoryWalls” in sixty Target stores. By removing society’s gender bias in traditional toys, the team has developed construction toys for both girls and boys. The team is...

Cyclotron Road Applications Open: Two-year support to commercialize new technology

The application for Cyclotron Road’s third cohort of innovators has opened! Our friends at Cyclotron Road provide great opportunities for entrepreneurial scientists and engineers to get two years of support to develop their early-stage technology at Lawrence Berkeley Lab.  Cyclotron Road is a program that gives entrepreneurial...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Timothy Chen of SkyTeam Sereneti Kitchen

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam Sereneti Kitchen CEO and co-founder Timothy Chen. Sereneti produces a countertop Automated Robotic Cooking Appliance. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A: Sereneti solves your office lunch time option, where it provides you a fresh hot meal for a fraction of the...