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SkyFounder Spotlight: Alexander Börve of SkyTeam First Derm

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam First Derm co-founder Alexander Börve. First Derm produces a remote patient physiologic monitor for predicting heart failure related hospitalizations, enabling preventative interventions. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A: First Derm does dermatology on demand.  On average, it takes 29 days to see...

SkyAlum Lendsnap Accepted Into Y Combinator

Although Berkeley at heart, SkyAlum Lendsnap was recently accepted into Y Combinator. Lendsnap has developed software that minimizes the headache of the mortgage process. The team is currently training lenders and plans to begin processing live applications within two weeks. SkyDeck is excited about Lendsnap’s...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Francis Wong of SkyTeam Outcomes.com

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam Outcomes.com co-founder Francis Wong. Outcomes.com helps healthcare providers bring patient-centered outcome measurement and real-time population management to everyday clinical practice. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A: The problem that we solve is that the vast majority of healthcare providers don’t have any feedback...

Vote For SkyDeck’s​ Executive Director Caroline Winnett to Speak at SXSW Conference

SkyDeck's Executive Director, Caroline Winnett, is applying to be a panel speaker at SXSW’s Startup Village Event! SXSW (South by Southwest) is an annual series of conferences and performances created with the purpose of fostering professional and creative growth. Below is a brief description about Caroline’s talk: "A Scientific...

SkyDeck Holds Fireside Chat with Brett Wilson of TubeMogul

Brett Wilson, UC Berkeley alum and CEO of TubeMogul, an enterprise software company for digital branding, spoke at SkyDeck in a Fireside Chat with Executive Director Caroline Winnett. Brett reflected on an important factor of his company’s growth when he looked to SkyAdvisor and Bee Partners Managing...

SkyFounder Spotlight: Ajay Bam of SkyTeam Vyrill

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam Vyrill co-founder Ajay Bam. Vyrill is a one-stop dashboard & API for product video management, intelligence and marketing. Q: What was your experience prior to working in the startup industry? A: Vyrill is my second startup. I’m a computer scientist by background. I went to Babson...

SkyTeam First Derm on CNET

SkyTeam First Derm was featured in a CNET article for their quick and accurate dermatology diagnoses.  The author recalled his negative experiences with in-person doctor and vision clinic visits, and decided to opt for a different approach when he was faced with a dermatology problem. He...

SkyAlum Lucid VR: Picture-Perfect

SkyAlum Lucid VR’s year has been close to picture-perfect having won the Red Herring Top 100 Startups Award, a competition featuring startups from Asia, Europe and the Americas. Lucid VR’s camera, LucidCam, creates videos from VR headsets.  LucidCam differs from other VR cameras in that it...

SkyFounder Spotlight: YC Chen of SkyTeam Infinite Uptime

This week’s spotlight is on SkyTeam Infinite Uptime co-founder YC Chen. Infinite Uptime provides an IoT platform that automates predictive maintenance for industrial machines, with an initial focus on the manufacturing industry. Q: What problem does your startup solve? A: Unplanned downtime. As our name suggests, we aim to create uptime...