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Formed as a partnership between the Haas School of Business, the College of Engineering, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, SkyDeck combines the consulting know-how of traditional accelerators with the vast resources of its research university.

This robust partnership is coupled with SkyDeck’s unique mentorship program to create a powerful environment for startups. Its SkyAdvisors, Partners, and large network of accredited investors connect their SkyTeams to the expertise and capital they need to launch and grow… to the moon.

REQUIREMENTS
Think you have a great startup? Here’s what we’re looking for:

A team member (founder, employee, advisor) affiliated with UC Berkeley, LBNL, or UCSF. An affiliate is a student, alumni, faculty, staff, postdoc researcher, or visiting scholar. Founders who are foreign nationals without any of these affiliations can apply for the Global Founders Program. If accepted, their startups are eligible for SkyDeck

Evidence of business pot...
Formed as a partnership between the Haas School of Business, the College of Engineering, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, SkyDeck combines the consulting know-how of traditional accelerators with the vast resources of its research university.

This robust partnership is coupled with SkyDeck’s unique mentorship program to create a powerful environment for startups. Its SkyAdvisors, Partners, and large network of accredited investors connect their SkyTeams to the expertise and capital they need to launch and grow… to the moon.

REQUIREMENTS
Think you have a great startup? Here’s what we’re looking for:

A team member (founder, employee, advisor) affiliated with UC Berkeley, LBNL, or UCSF. An affiliate is a student, alumni, faculty, staff, postdoc researcher, or visiting scholar. Founders who are foreign nationals without any of these affiliations can apply for the Global Founders Program. If accepted, their startups are eligible for SkyDeck

Evidence of business potential. This could come in the form of revenue, users, customer interviews, a demo, a prototype, or a patent or significant scientific/technical breakthrough

Team must be for-profit and ready to begin interacting with mentors and potential investors

The SkyDeck Berkeley Acceleration Method is a 6-month acceleration process for promising startups in any vertical who are affiliated with UC Berkeley, UCSF, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, or Global Founders.
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Staff

Bei Zhang
Admin
Bree Cahill
Admin
Caroline Winnett
Admin
Caroline Winnett Executive Director, SkyDeck
Chon Tang
Admin
Gordon Peng
Admin
Suzanne Levi
Admin
Gary Meyers
Admin
Gary Meyers SkyDeck EIR

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