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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...

SkyAlum Stroll Health Featured on News Channel KTVU

SkyAlum Stroll Health was featured in an episode on the news channel KTVU for their support of a greater emphasis on tech education in general curriculum. Stroll has hired 12 computer science student interns to contribute to their startup for the summer. Co-founder Jordan Epstein...

BAM Design Module – Software Prototyping with SkyAdvisor Tim Smith

SkyAdvisor Tim Smith held a Software Prototyping workshop as part of SkyDeck’s BAM Design Module last Wednesday. The Software Prototyping workshop consisted of two parts: the first was an informational overview of prototyping, and the second was an interactive workshop where Tim challenged the SkyTeams to create...

“The First Date”: A Workshop on Meeting with a Potential Investor

SkyAdvisor Jonathan Lowenhar held a workshop on “The First Date” for SkyTeams to learn more about their meeting with potential investors. The event consisted of a presentation that helped frame the investor conversation in terms of a date, from the initial contact to establishing a...

SkyDeck Collaborator Bee Partners Raises $30 million Fund

SkyDeck collaborator Bee Partners has raised $30 million in funding to invest in startups across the U.S. They originally aimed for $25 million, but the deal was closed at $30 million, allowing the VC firm to back 17 new companies thus far. Bee Partners focuses on supporting...

SkyTeam Inteliclinic Announces Plug and Play Award and Partnership with Lufthansa

SkyTeam Inteliclinic was awarded the Best Health Startup from the Plug and Play accelerator program by Johnson & Johnson and received a $25K award. Inteliclinic was a part of the Plug and Play accelerator program established specifically to connect corporations with innovative health technological startups. The...

SkyAlum Personal Comfort Systems Introduces Hyperchair

SkyAlum Personal Comfort Systems has introduced Hyperchair. The team has designed a personalized office chair that reduces overall office energy consumption, improves employee productivity and enhances office comfort. With the ability to adjust their individual comfort level on demand, employee satisfaction will improve, creating a more...