SKYNEWS

Kabam’s Kevin Chou Becomes SkyAdvisor

SkyDeck is proud to announce Kevin Chou, founding CEO of Kabam, as a new SkyAdvisor. By joining SkyDeck’s Advisory Board, Kevin looks to deepen his continued involvement with UC Berkeley’s entrepreneurial community and empower students to pursue their startup dreams. Kevin graduated magna cum laude from...

SkyDeck Hosts Spring 2017 Demo Day

SkyDeck hosted its fifth biannual Demo Day on Thursday, May 18th. By all accounts, it was our best ever - with over 125 investors attendance to see our 21 presenting SkyTeams. Also attending were our Industry Partners, SkyAdvisors, and campus collaborators for over 175 people...

UC Berkeley AR/VR Pitch Competition at SkyDeck

On April 25, SkyDeck hosted an AR/VR Pitch Competition in partnership with UC Berkeley's Fung Institute and the Center for Augmented Cognition. The event was generously sponsored by HTC, Perkins Coie, and RAVV.com and welcomed over 100 guests for an evening of demonstrations, networking, and...

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,...