SKYNEWS

SkyDeck Staff Curates Prospective SkyTeam FAQs

Fall 2017 cohort applications are due in one week and they are rapidly rolling in! Check out some FAQs curated by our staff to help inform prospective SkyDeck startups about our program: 1) What stage startups do you take? It varies. Typically, teams that are ready for...

Why Apply?

SkyDeck is excited to announce that the application to join our Fall 2017 Cohort is now open. Why Apply? Hear from our SkyTeams! "As a multiple times founder, I would say that it's generally a good idea to join a startup accelerator / incubator because it...

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...