SKYNEWS

SkyDeck Welcomes 16 New Portfolio Startups

The UC Berkeley SkyDeck startup accelerator has announced the 16 teams accepted into the Spring 2018 cohort. Teams will receive support and mentorship valued at more than $200,000 per company, and an additional $100,000 in funding from the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund. View SkyDeck's current portfolio...

Haas Startup Squad Launches!

SkyDeck is pleased to welcome the first official cohort of the UC Berkeley Haas Startup Squad! The HSS, founded by 1st year Haas MBA student Ludwig Schoenack, will pair the most talented, driven and motivated MBA students with startups based on their specific needs sourced...

SkyDeck Holiday Gift Guide

With turkey leftovers on their final days and holiday music taking over the radio waves, our thoughts are on making your holiday shopping as Berkeley-founder-friendly and painless as possible! With that in mind, take a peek below at our holiday gift guide - the fa...

Intern at SkyDeck During Spring 2018!

We're looking for social media marketing and event management interns to help us with accelerator operations and promotion! Opportunities to learn and grow will come quickly in this role, as we look for self-starters who are interested in joining the UC Berkeley Innovation ecosystem. While these...

Demo Day Fall 2017: Deciding the Future

Because we haven’t had enough events lately ;), this week, we bring you Demo Day Fall 2017. Investors know this is where they can hear the latest and greatest updates on our SkyTeam Founders’ work. Founders are aware there will be few other opportunities in...

SkyDeck Skyline

For all who experience the great Berkeley, starting next Thursday evening, there will be a little more sparkle. When you look across the city, at the top of the tallest building, you’ll see us. Our logo will gently light the evenings as you amble to...

Women at SkyDeck

What a timely moment to talk about women. Given the recent public attention on women’s workplace experiences and given the historic gender gap in the startup industry, Berkeley SkyDeck reiterates its staunch, longtime support of women. We know the statistics are changing for the better as...

BAM Advisor Experts: Friends and Guides

The excitement of Berkeley SkyDeck exists thanks to the work of many: Investors; Advisors; Cal alumni, administrators, professors, and students; Founders; countless friends in the startup industry; not least of all, our Management Team. Today, we highlight a few of them -- our Berkeley Acceleration...

Cal Hacks 4.0: An Idea Exchange

If ever there is an event that epitomizes the entrepreneurial energy Berkeley SkyDeck encourages, Cal Hacks is it. Last weekend, the fourth iteration of this record setting, 36-hour student hackathon saw creators with both nascent and more mature projects build their dreams. The world’s largest...

SkyChat with Ray Bhatia

In addition to our SkyAdvisor network, we welcome mentors with known industry expertise to hold office hours for our teams. Today we welcomed Ray Bhatia, the CEO and co-founder of the digital advertising company Demand Local. Has Demand Local ever been part of an accelerator? No, we...