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Demo Day 2018

Demo Day Spring 2018: Our Best Yet

Demo Day was our biggest ever! We had over 350 investors, Industry partners, and SkyAdvisors in attendance. It was a packed house and we had to set up overflow seating. It was the first Demo Day since the launch of the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, and...

Our Biggest Demo Day Yet!

We hosted a Demo Day for our first SkyDeck Cohort that received funding from our Berkeley SkyDeck Fund. These 16 teams did a fantastic job of presenting their business and team in 5 minutes to a packed floor of accredited investors. The excitement was genuine...

First Funded Cohort Presenting at SkyDeck Demo Day

Demo Day is next week, and we couldn’t be more excited! We are presenting the first SkyDeck Cohort to receive funding from our newly launched Berkeley SkyDeck Fund. Our 16 Cohort teams will pitch to a sold-out crowd of accredited investors. The teams are buzzing with...

Kiwi Campus Announces the Future of Last-Mile Delivery

SkyDeck cohort company Kiwi Campus has announced their latest technology, including the Kiwi Trike, the world’s first smart-assisted semi-autonomous electric cargo tricycle. For the last year, Kiwi Campus has been delivering restaurant orders with autonomous robots on the campuses of UC Berkeley and Stanford. Their goal...

10 Great Reasons to Apply to SkyDeck

It’s almost time to start reading applications at SkyDeck! We love this time of year. We see so many wonderful and talented startups who want to change the world. We asked our founders why they like SkyDeck and heard some wonderful responses. Here...

UC President Janet Napolitano Visits SkyDeck

SkyDeck celebrated President’s Day early this year! On February 16, 2018 we were honored to host University of California President Janet Napolitano at SkyDeck. President Napolitano heard about the latest news at SkyDeck, met some of our amazing startups, and got to tour our space and see our startups in...

Fall 2018 Applications Now Open: Why Apply?

Looking to accelerate your startup? Apply to Berkeley SkyDeck, the largest official startup accelerator at UC Berkeley. Join UC Berkeley’s entrepreneurial ecosystem; enjoy workspace in the penthouse of the tallest building in downtown Berkeley; get access to lab space; gain over $250k in in-kind resources; and...

Announcing The SkyDeck Design Team

by Jessica C. Kam BERKELEY, CALIF. -- SkyDeck, UC Berkeley's official startup accelerator, has announced the creation of the SkyDeck Design Team, a new in-house program to connect Berkeley design students with SkyDeck startups to work on graphic design, industrial product design and UI/UX projects, and...