Vatorx2
SkyDeck | Berkeley
Location: 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Penthouse, Berkeley, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2012
Number of employees: 1-5
Short URL: vator.co/berkeley-skydeck
Vatorx1

SkyDeck | Berkeley

Accelerating Cal Innovation
Angel group or VC
Berkeley, California, United States United States
http://skydeck.berkeley.edu/
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Company description

SkyDeck | Berkeley, one of the most innovative and influential accelerator experiences, is dedicated to fostering excellence in entrepreneurship through the development of confident founders.

Created as a joint venture among UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering, Haas School of Business, and the Vice Chancellor for Research Office, SkyDeck | Berkeley has become the apex startup launchpad for the university. 

The SkyDeck facility boasts 10,000 sq ft of premium office space in the heart of downtown Berkeley. The facility, which is just one block from the University, offers a multitude of professional meeting, lecture, and event space.

Currently we are at 26 startup teams with plans to reach 35 teams by summer 2014.


Team
  • Nori Michael Castillo
    Nori Michael Castillo | Team member
    Revenue Operations Consultant, Accela
  • Hilary Weber
    Hilary Weber | Team member
    Hilary Weber, founder of Opportu, does "whatever it takes” for startups to thrive. She is a Berkeley-Haas MBA, seasoned business leader, entrepreneur, leadership consultant/coach, and a Skydeck Venture Advisor.
  • Jeff Burton
    Jeff Burton | Team member
    Jeff currently serves as the Executive Director at SkyDeck | Berkeley, the University’s only cross-discipline startup accelerator.  He was the third employee of Atari’s International Home Computer Division, responsible for its bus...