SKYNEWS

Application Date for Big Ideas@Berkeley Deadline Approaching

The Big Ideas@Berkeley competition Pre-proposal deadline is November 12th at 12:00 pm. Teams interested in applying have the opportunity to take advantage of Open Advising Hours each day until the deadline. The annual Big Ideas@Berkeley competition is an integral aspect in the Berkeley Entrepreneur ecosystem. “Big...

SkyDeck Rebranding and Construction Is Almost Complete

Over the past few weeks, SkyDeck has undergone an “extreme makeover”. From rebranding to office space remodeling, SkyDeck has made major steps towards synthesizing its mission of innovation with its physical appearance. The SkyDeck team is proud to reveal our new logo. The logo design was...

SkyTeam Privail in Jordan

SkyTeam Privail cofounder Anwaar Al-Zireeni sent a big "marhabaa" all the way from Jordan! Al-Zireeni has received the unique opportunity to engage in a fellowship program with the Open Hands Initiative. She is halfway through the fellowship and competed on behalf of Privail last weekend. The Open...

SkyTeam Lucid VR Launches on Indiegogo

SkyTeam Lucid VR has made exciting progress in the launch of their LucidCam. Earlier this week, the team launched on Indiegogo. Preorders are now available and they hope to ship their first products early next year. The SkyTeam’s efforts were also featured on ABC News...

SkyAlum Build & Imagine on TV

SkyAlum Build & Imagine has generated a lot of positive feedback surrounding their products. This week SkyAlum Build & Imagine founder Laurie Peterson did a live 8-minute presentation during prime time on QVC. The program was so successful that they have been invited back to...

NASA Offers ‘Free’ Patents for Startups

NASA has announced its program to offer startups a free license to 15 categories of patented NASA technologies. This program is valuable for startups without the means to acquire their own patents, so they can use the existing patents to introduce new commercial products and...

SkyTeam First Derm launches their product on Indiegogo

Going to a dermatologist is easier said than done. For starters it can cost a lot of money, even with health insurance. To make matters worse, the average wait-time to see a dermatologist in the United States is 29 days. Whether severe or minor, skin issues...

SkyTeams Ava and Dray Technologies Awarded at the Kairos Global Summit

SkyDeck is proud to announce that TOMS CEO Blake Mycoskie granted SkyAlum Ava an investment of $25,000 and SkyTeam Dray Technologies won the eBay award of an in-depth user experience design consultation and ongoing mentorship. Following their nomination to join the Kairos Society, SkyAlum Ava (previously named Transcense)...

SkyTeam Lucid VR Wins the Advanced Imaging Society Award

Have you ever looked at an old photograph and wished that you could relive the memory? SkyTeam Lucid VR was recognized for their unique 180 degree 3D imaging product that allows users to document and actively experience memories over and over. Last week, the Advanced...

SkyTeam FarmX as a Finalist for the Powerful Answers Award Competition

Verizon has sponsored the 2015 Powerful Answers Award competition that attracted over 1,400 applicants from across 70 nations. Of the impressive pool of applicants, 36 startups, 12 in each of the three competition categories, advanced to the final presentation and judging round last week. Our...