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SkyFounder Spotlight: Ajay Bam of SkyTeam Vyrill

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam Vyrill co-founder Ajay Bam. Vyrill is a one-stop dashboard & API for product video management, intelligence and marketing. Q: What was your experience prior to working in the startup industry? A: Vyrill is my second startup. I’m a computer scientist by background. I went to Babson...

SkyTeam First Derm on CNET

SkyTeam First Derm was featured in a CNET article for their quick and accurate dermatology diagnoses.  The author recalled his negative experiences with in-person doctor and vision clinic visits, and decided to opt for a different approach when he was faced with a dermatology problem. He...

SkyAlum Lucid VR: Picture-Perfect

SkyAlum Lucid VR’s year has been close to picture-perfect having won the Red Herring Top 100 Startups Award, a competition featuring startups from Asia, Europe and the Americas. Lucid VR’s camera, LucidCam, creates videos from VR headsets.  LucidCam differs from other VR cameras in that it...

SkyFounder Spotlight: YC Chen of SkyTeam Infinite Uptime

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam Infinite Uptime co-founder YC Chen. Infinite Uptime provides an IoT platform that automates predictive maintenance for industrial machines, with an initial focus on the manufacturing industry. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A: Unplanned downtime. As our name suggests, we aim to create uptime...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Jill Fuss of SkyTeam CinderBio

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam CinderBio co-founder Jill Fuss. CinderBio harnesses three billion years of biology for today’s green industry. They use the most extreme microbes on Earth to make a new class of ultra-stable enzyme formulations for industrial applications. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A: We are...

SkyDeck Legal Workshop – Building your IP Castle with SkyDeck Partner Venable Law

Henry Daley, partners at Venable LLP, held a “Building your IP Castle” workshop at SkyDeck to give SkyTeams legal advice relevant to early-stage businesses. Specifically, Venable LLP covered many facets of IP, leading SkyTeams through discussions of provisionals, patents, scope of rights and trademarks. Although all of...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Mack Gamahewage of SkyTeam ReThink Medical

This week's spotlight is on SkyTeam ReThink Medical co-founder Mack Gamahewage. ReThink Medical produces a remote patient physiologic monitor for predicting heart failure related hospitalizations, enabling preventative interventions. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A: ReThink Medical solves the problem of managing heart failure.  Heart failure is a...

SkyAlum Civil Maps Raises $6.6 Million Seed Round

SkyAlum Civil Maps just raised a $6.6 million seed funding round from a group of investors, including Ford Motor Company, and was featured in WIRED and Fortune Magazine. The Berkeley-based startup builds artificial intelligence that allows autonomous vehicles to navigate safely and securely. The goal is...

SkyTeam The Town Kitchen With Its Name Up in Lights

SkyTeam Town Kitchen is well positioned on its trajectory to success with having recently received both the Youth Opportunity award at the Oakland Indie Awards and the Most Community-Oriented Employer at the 2016 Work Local Awards. Additionally, The Town Kitchen literally has its name up...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Ronald Kwok of SkyTeam Alike Audience

This is the first edition of our weekly SkyFounder Spotlight where we receive insight into the entrepreneurial pursuits of SkyDeck founders. Our first spotlight is on SkyTeam Alike Audiences co-founder Ronald Kwok. Alike Audience is a mobile data management platform that empowers marketers, media agencies, and publishers...