SKYNEWS

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...

SkyTeam Spotlight with SMBX

SkyDeck team member Liberty Franks sat down with Gabrielle Katsnelson, Chief Operating Officer, and Jackie Chan, Chief Risk Officer. They are two of the four co-founders of SMBX, a public marketplace for issuing, buying, and selling U.S. small business financial securities. With cofounders Benjamin Lozano...

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...

Announcing our Fall 2018 Cohort!

We are thrilled to announce our funded Cohort teams for Fall 2018! This is our second funded cohort, and they are now live on our website.  You can also find our new HotDesk teams, and more information on our program benefits for our moonshot startups. “Berkeley...

LEO Technologies Panel at SkyDeck Hosted by Analog Devices

On Wednesday 5/23/18, SkyDeck Golden Bear Partner Analog Devices hosted an expert panel on low-earth orbit technologies and the exciting developments and opportunities in the space. “The LEO segment and space in general is reemerging due to enabling trends such as declining launch costs, software-defined radios,...