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7 Questions with Mona Sabet, A New Advisor at Berkeley SkyDeck

Written by Becca Berren   Mona Sabet is a new advisor at SkyDeck, and with her she brings expertise in a vast range of topics including deep tech software strategy, negotiations, and mentorship.  SkyDeck is lucky to have her, and I feel lucky to have interviewed her...

Berkeley SkyDeck’s Fall 2018 Demo Day

Berkeley SkyDeck’s Fall 2018 Demo Day was our biggest and, by all accounts, our best ever! With over 550 investors, Industry Partners, and Advisors in attendance, we were thrilled to be in a new venue: Pauley Ballroom in the heart of UC Berkeley’s campus. It was...

Berkeley SkyDeck announces our new Chip Track

Novel chip architectures, AI/ML processing units on the edge, low-power IoT sensors… exciting things are happening in the semiconductor space.  But for many of the startups working in the semiconductor space, they’re frustrated that they have to raise millions of dollars just to hit “run”...

Exploring Blockchain Applications In Industry Presented by Ford

Our September 27th panel, presented by Industry Partner Ford, brought together industry leaders working with blockchain within their organizations. As an emerging technology, Blockchain has many potential applications. Identifying best-use applications across various industries, and creating internal buy-in for blockchain technology initiatives, is not yet...

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...