SKYNEWS

Localwise Plans Local Startup Job Fair to Promote Diversity

Localwise is partnering with The City of Berkeley’s Office of Economic Development to host a local job fair on January 28th in NextSpace in Berkeley. The job fair will highlight an increase in startup diversity and will include community stakeholders such as the Kapor Center...

SkyTeam Lioness in New York Magazine

SkyTeam Lioness was highlighted in a New York Magazine article for its integral part in “the next sexual revolution”. While previous advances in sexuality came in the form of a pill, Lioness, along with other startups, has begun to address female sexuality in an entirely...

SkyTeam Smartbod Is Now Lioness

Formerly Smartbod, SkyTeam Lioness has announced the rebranding of their company and product name to Lioness. The team has placed a great deal of emphasis on conveying their company’s mission through their brand. Lioness has come to epitomize their themes of customer discovery of sexual...

SkyTeam Hopsy Launches

SkyTeam Hopsy launched in December. Hopsy has now made its service available to a small group of preliminary customers who can order fresh draft beer directly from local craft breweries to be delivered at home. Initial deliveries target the East Bay Area. Local craft beer will also be available...

Better Ventures Hosts a PreSeed Fireside Chat with Mitch Kapor

Better Ventures is hosting a PreSeed Fireside Chat with Mitch Kapor Wednesday, December 9 from 7:00 to 9:00. The Fireside will be held at Impact Hub Oakland. The event will feature legendary social impact seed investor Mitch Kapor. Mitch fell in love with computers at the age...

SkyDeck New Team Orientation for the Spring 2016 Cohort

Last week SkyDeck officially welcomed their newest SkyTeams. All 14 teams were invited to introduce themselves and their company missions. SkyDeck is extremely excited about the talent and ambition housed in this cohort. Orientation speakers included: Kevin Chou, co-founder, Kabam Silvia Fernandez and Tami Flores from First Republic Bank SkyAdvisors...

SkyTeam Lucid VR Reaches Their Goal of $100K on Indiegogo

Lucid VR reached its goal of $100K on Indiegogo! The 264 loyal backers that brought their achievement to a reality are now waiting anxiously for their personal product. In an article on TechCrunch, Lucid co-founder Han Jin announced new product developments, including using wifi to enhance...

SkyTeams OnBoarded for Spring 2016

SkyDeck is pleased to announce our new Spring 2016 teams: Cinder Biological: harnessing three billion years of biology for today’s clean industry.     De Mobo: allowing presentations and lectures to be easily controlled, recorded, transcribed, analyzed and shared through a multi-screen presentation platform.     Dray Technologies: brokering full truckload shipments from shippers to...

Another Stellar Demo Day at SkyDeck

SkyDeck’s Fall 2015 Demo Day was a major success and stand-room-only, with 100 investors in attendance, plus 50 additional guests including Industry partners and members of our campus community, notably the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Vice Chancellor for Administration. Demo Day is the opportunity for...

The Dilbert Cartoon Mastermind Visits SkyDeck

This month SkyDeck had the unique pleasure of hosting Haas alum and creator of the Dilbert cartoon, Scott Adams. Adams presented on how, "passion is overrated and goals are a waste of time". While his theories may have initially come as a shock to those in...