Author: Gordon Peng

Application deadline extended until September 28!

Due to popular demand, we are extending the application deadline for the Spring 2019 Cohort until September 28 at midnight, pacific time. Only a few more days to get your application finished! Some tips for writing an application that makes it easier for us to efficiently...

Berkeley Science Fellows Program

Incorporating UC Berkeley Postdocs into the startup ecosystem The Berkeley Science Fellows Program is the latest initiative being officially launched at Berkeley SkyDeck , the premier startup accelerator at the University of California, Berkeley.  This program is the first of its kind in the world, supported...

Meet the Global Founders

One thing people notice when they first come to Berkeley SkyDeck (besides the dynamic energy, stunning views, and the robots!) is the multitude of languages you hear spoken. We are proud of the many global startup teams at SkyDeck. Here are the stories of a...

Why Apply to Berkeley SkyDeck? Top Ten Reasons!

Berkeley SkyDeck is connected to the vast array of talent and resources of UC Berkeley, and we make these resources readily available all in one space! Geared towards assisting startups, our program partners with the Haas School of Business, the College of Engineering, and the...

SkyDeck Hosts First Industry Day

SkyDeck’s first Industry Day on August 16th, 2018 provided 20 startups from the UC Berkeley ecosystem the opportunity to pitch to corporate innovation and investment teams from around the world. Startups told their stories with rapid, two-minute pitches, with a post-event reception to spark connections....

Ericsson at Berkeley SkyDeck: The Future of Connected and Autonomous Drones

SkyDeck and Golden Bear Industry Partner Ericsson teamed up to bring together a panel event on The Future of Connected and Autonomous Drones. “Mobile networks are uniquely positioned to improve the safety of drone applications, as well as to enable beyond visual line-of-sight operations. Our particular...

Welcome, Bears!

Welcome to UC Berkeley, where dreams are so big and minds are so powerful, nothing is beyond your reach. At Berkeley, we aim high. Research? We are aiming to cure cancer. Technology? Our labs are creating the future of human-robot interaction. Academic excellence? We have seven...

Berkeley SkyDeck Life Science Track Startups Go to China

Berkeley SkyDeck has a long tradition of supporting outstanding startups in the life sciences. A number of UC Berkeley faculty- and alumni- founded startups have been successfully accelerated through SkyDeck, including successful exits like Zephyrus Biosciences. The newly launched “Bio Track” at SkyDeck has added to...

Our Biggest Demo Day Yet!

We hosted a Demo Day for our first SkyDeck Cohort that received funding from our Berkeley SkyDeck Fund. These 16 teams did a fantastic job of presenting their business and team in 5 minutes to a packed floor of accredited investors. The excitement was genuine...

Fall 2018 Applications Now Open: Why Apply?

Looking to accelerate your startup? Apply to Berkeley SkyDeck, the largest official startup accelerator at UC Berkeley. Join UC Berkeley’s entrepreneurial ecosystem; enjoy workspace in the penthouse of the tallest building in downtown Berkeley; get access to lab space; gain over $250k in in-kind resources; and...