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SkyPartner Spotlight: Ford Motor Company Hosts SkyDeck Event

This week SkyDeck partnered with SkyDeck Industry Partner Ford Motor Company to host a closed-door discussion about the impact and future of the cloud and IoT. The event included keynote speaker Bob Shanks, CFO of Ford Motor Company, a roundtable discussion and SkyTeam presentations. The event...

UC Berkeley Ranks Second for Undergraduate Programs for VC-backed Entrepreneurs

UC Berkeley has once again shown to be a hotbed for successful entrepreneurial activity. This is based on the most recent PitchBook Universities Report of the “Top 50 Universities Producing VC-backed Entrepreneurs”, a publication that provides raw numbers of VC-funded startups from undergraduate and MBA...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Nibha Aggarwal of SkyTeam iTreatMD

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam iTreatMD CEO and co-founder Nibha Aggarwal. iTreatMD provides a point of care app that guides clinicians with a check list to treat diseases and generates encounter notes for clinicians and personalized treatment plan for patients. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A:...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Spencer Marx of SkyTeam HomeGrown

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam HomeGrown CEO and co-founder Spencer Marx. Through research and development, HomeGrown has created an automated, affordable, and organic home farming system called 'The GreenThumb' that allows users to grow a lot of food with extremely minimal effort at a very cost-effective...

SkyTeam Wildfire Partners With Lyft

SkyTeam Wildfire has partnered with Lyft to ensure the safe travel of Wildfire users in the Berkeley area. Students and community members often decide to walk late at night to avoid the cost of transportation or simply out of habit. Wildfire’s partnership with Lyft will...

SkyAlum Nventi Named One of “Best University Startups”

At the end of August, the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) named SkyAlum Nventi as one of the 35 “Best University Startups” out of the 200 companies who competed in this first-time national selection process. NCET2, an association of University Startup Officers, was...

SkyFounders Kelly Gardner and Heather Bowerman in MIT’s 35 Under 35 List

SkyAlum Zephyrus Biosciences Co-Founder Kelly Gardner and SkyDeck HotDesker Dot Labs Co-Founder Heather Bowerman were included in the distinguished MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 for 2016. The two women were selected with a list of only five other entrepreneurs. These women are two...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Alexander Börve of SkyTeam First Derm

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam First Derm co-founder Alexander Börve. First Derm produces a remote patient physiologic monitor for predicting heart failure related hospitalizations, enabling preventative interventions. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A: First Derm does dermatology on demand.  On average, it takes 29 days to see...