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Newsletter – August 20, 2019

Scott Kupor, Managing Partner and CEO of Andreessen Horowitz and author of Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It, will be speaking at UC Berkeley’s School of Law on August 28th. Caroline Winnett, Executive Director of Berkeley SkyDeck, will be moderating. Register here to…

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Berkeley SkyDeck Broadens its Global Participation and Expands its Role as a Hub for Entrepreneurship

UC Berkeley SkyDeck, the premier startup accelerator of the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley), announces that the Fall 2019 program marks the accelerator’s largest number of applications from global startup innovators. SkyDeck received more than 800 applications representing 64 countries and 213 cities…

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Newsletter – August 6, 2019

On October 10th, SkyDeck will host the semi-pitch Alibaba’s JUMPSTARTER pitch competition in the Bay Area. Out of the 30 competitors, five startups will be chosen to attend the Grand Finale in Hong Kong, all expenses paid for two people per company. At the end of…

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Watch: Startups take flight at SkyDeck in downtown Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s SkyDeck accelerator, which launched bike rental company Lime, robot delivery service Kiwi, and microchip designer Chirp, among many other companies, is pushing even harder into the Wild West of startups. With a serial entrepreneur at its helm, and a venture capital-backed fund so popular it’s now…

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BERKELEY SKYDECK BROADENS

its Global Participation and Expands its Role as a Hub for Entrepreneurship

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Newsletter – July 24, 2019

On Wednesday, July 17th, Berkeley SkyDeck led the newly admitted 23 cohort teams through the scenic UC Berkeley campus tour. In addition to stopping at iconic landmarks like Sproul Plaza and Doe Library, the teams got to hear about the campus’ history for political discourse,…

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Demystifying the Chinese

Startup World with Paul Chen

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Newsletter – July 10, 2019

This Monday, SkyDeck kicked off the Fall 2019 program with 145 new Cohort, HotDesk, and Global Innovation Partner startup teams. During the most recent application period, over 850 applications were submitted from 213 cities and 64 countries. The geographical diversity of our teams has grown…

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Newsletter – June 14, 2019

In the second installment of the Berkeley SkyDeck podcast, Paul Chen, a former senior investment manager at Alibaba and former tech banker at Goldman Sachs, discusses the various reasons Silicon Valley must pay close attention to what’s happening in the Chinese startup ecosystem. He highlights…