SKYNEWS

Employment Law Lecture, Hosted by Venable LLP

Earlier this month, the current SkyDeck cohort attended a lecture hosted by Robert Pepple, Esq., an Employment Law attorney from Venable LLP.  His presentation, “Growing Pains: Employment Law Basics for Entrepreneurs” covered the basics of California wage and hour laws, including how to properly classify...

SkyTeam Inteliclinic Showcased on Good Day Sacramento

SkyTeam Inteliclinic was featured on Good Day Sacramento last Sunday for their product Neuroon (pronounced like the brain cell, neuron). The team was invited onto the show to explain their product and they generated newfound excitement for their innovative approach to sleep wearables. Neuroon was designed...

SkyDeck Demo Day: Teams Blast Off

SkyDeck hosted its third Demo Day last Thursday. It was a packed house with over 100 attendees. The 19 SkyTeams who presented turned on their rocket boosters for Demo Day. They represent the extreme talent and cutting-edge innovation fostered by the Berkeley community. SkyDeck would like...

SkyAlum Eventable Adopting Calendars as a Market Channel

SkyAlum Eventable has identified the gigantic market potential of utilizing online calendars as a marketing tool and redefining consumer engagement. Eventable has developed an application feature that allows companies to leverage built in phone calendars that has proven to engage 2.5 billion users. The unique features of...

SkyAdvisor Hilary Weber Speaks at Girls in Tech Conference

SkyAdvisor Hilary Weber was invited to speak at the National Girls in Tech Conference in Phoenix for the second time this year. Following the event, she was interviewed by SiliconANGLE on the Cube. Girls in Tech advocates for women in technology and startup spaces, and...

SkyDeck Plans a Connected Cars Roundtable

SkyDeck will be hosting a Connected Cars Roundtable on May 5th. Smart phones, smart homes, and even smart sleep masks and smart vibrators. The 21st century lifestyle is engrossed in the technology that had only previously existed in science fiction movies. And now, connected cars...

SkyTeam CinderBio in Newsweek Magazine

SkyTeam Cinder Bio is leveraging the work of extremophile enzymes to help replace harsh industrial chemicals. Their application has proven to be more efficient, greener and cost-efficient. This week, the SkyTeam was featured in a printed article in Newsweek Magazine for their disruption in the...

SkyDeck Hosts the Founding Females Panel

SkyDeck hosted over 50 women active in entrepreneurship for our Founding Females panel discussion and reception. Cynthia Maxey of Bee Partners led the panel discussion that included Rachel Haurwitz (Caribou Bioscience), Victoria Liang (Cota Capital) , Rikky Muller (Cortera Neurotechnologies), Laura Oliphant (Intel Capital), Laurie Peterson (Build and Imagine)...

Countdown to Application Deadline: Sustainable Culture

At SkyDeck, our SkyTeams share the common denominator of the UC Berkeley experience. Whether team members are current or alumni students, or faculty, we value the cohesion of idealism and practicality instilled in the Berkeley community. The inherent tenacity in Cal entrepreneurs will continue to...