SKYNEWS

SkyDeck Executive Director Caroline Winnett Selected to Speak at SXSW

Caroline will speak at Startup Village at SXSW 2017 on “The Scientific Methodology for Startup Success”. Her talk will highlight the importance of fostering the talent of entrepreneurs at university- based startups. It's well known that Silicon Valley is the epicenter of the startup world....

Showcasing Berkeley Innovation at the Entrepreneurs’ Expo

At the Fall 2016 Entrepreneurs’ Expo, students, faculty and community members had the chance to explore UC Berkeley’s “entrepreneurial ecosystem”. SkyDeck, in partnership with Bee Partners, CITRIS Foundry, and Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, hosted the expo showcasing 15+ campus organizations that promote innovation...

SkyTeam Stroll Health Awarded Top Enterprise Health Startup at Health 2.0

SkyTeam Stroll Health won the Top Enterprise Health Startup award at Health 2.0 this month. Stroll’s team has worked for over 3 years on their referral management and patient access solution. They connect patients to cost-saving imaging, while increasing revenue for participating providers. Recognized as the...

SkyAlum Build & Imagine is Now in Sixty Target Stores

SkyAlum Build & Imagine has grown from only dreaming of prototypes when they joined SkyDeck, to now placing their “StoryWalls” in sixty Target stores. By removing society’s gender bias in traditional toys, the team has developed construction toys for both girls and boys. The team is...

Cyclotron Road Applications Open: Two-year support to commercialize new technology

The application for Cyclotron Road’s third cohort of innovators has opened! Our friends at Cyclotron Road provide great opportunities for entrepreneurial scientists and engineers to get two years of support to develop their early-stage technology at Lawrence Berkeley Lab.  Cyclotron Road is a program that gives entrepreneurial...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Timothy Chen of SkyTeam Sereneti Kitchen

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam Sereneti Kitchen CEO and co-founder Timothy Chen. Sereneti produces a countertop Automated Robotic Cooking Appliance. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A: Sereneti solves your office lunch time option, where it provides you a fresh hot meal for a fraction of the...

SkyPartner Spotlight: Ford Motor Company Hosts SkyDeck Event

This week SkyDeck partnered with SkyDeck Industry Partner Ford Motor Company to host a closed-door discussion about the impact and future of the cloud and IoT. The event included keynote speaker Bob Shanks, CFO of Ford Motor Company, a roundtable discussion and SkyTeam presentations. The event...

UC Berkeley Ranks Second for Undergraduate Programs for VC-backed Entrepreneurs

UC Berkeley has once again shown to be a hotbed for successful entrepreneurial activity. This is based on the most recent PitchBook Universities Report of the “Top 50 Universities Producing VC-backed Entrepreneurs”, a publication that provides raw numbers of VC-funded startups from undergraduate and MBA...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Nibha Aggarwal of SkyTeam iTreatMD

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam iTreatMD CEO and co-founder Nibha Aggarwal. iTreatMD provides a point of care app that guides clinicians with a check list to treat diseases and generates encounter notes for clinicians and personalized treatment plan for patients. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A:...