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SkyDeck is the world's academic accelerator. As a program of UC Berkeley, SkyDeck brings the massive power of the Berkeley ecosystem to our startups.

Berkeley SkyDeck is open to all affiliates of UC Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and UCSF. This means students, staff, alumni, researchers, visiting scholars, and faculty are all welcome.

Startups accepted to our full cohort are eligible to receive up to $100,000 in investment from the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund. Startups accepted into the Hot Desk track are eligible to receive investment from the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund of up to 10% of an institutional round.

Global founders without previous affiliation to UC Berkeley can apply to join our Global Founder Program. If accepted, their startups qualify for participation in Berkeley SkyDeck. For more information, go to: skydeck.berkeley.edu/global-founders-program/

OUR SPACE

SkyDeck is on the top floor of the tallest building in Downtown Berkeley. We have spectacu...
SkyDeck is the world's academic accelerator. As a program of UC Berkeley, SkyDeck brings the massive power of the Berkeley ecosystem to our startups.

Berkeley SkyDeck is open to all affiliates of UC Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and UCSF. This means students, staff, alumni, researchers, visiting scholars, and faculty are all welcome.

Startups accepted to our full cohort are eligible to receive up to $100,000 in investment from the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund. Startups accepted into the Hot Desk track are eligible to receive investment from the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund of up to 10% of an institutional round.

Global founders without previous affiliation to UC Berkeley can apply to join our Global Founder Program. If accepted, their startups qualify for participation in Berkeley SkyDeck. For more information, go to: skydeck.berkeley.edu/global-founders-program/

OUR SPACE

SkyDeck is on the top floor of the tallest building in Downtown Berkeley. We have spectacular views of the UC Berkeley campus as well as the San Francisco Bay.

Our office consists of designated workspaces for our cohort teams, open workspaces for hot-deskers, a large event space, a community kitchen, various sized rooms for private meetings, and a hardware room for tinkerers.

OUR NETWORK

SkyDeck currently has 80+ Advisors and 15+ Partners who give back to our SkyTeams in the form of mentorship as well as legal, financial, and technical resources.

Our partnership with campus programs provides teams with access to the massive UC Berkeley entrepreneurship network.

We have a large and active network of accredited investors, who are invited to attend our Demo Day at the end of each cohort session.
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Caroline Winnett Executive Director, SkyDeck
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Suzanne Levi Program Manager
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