Berkeley Skydeck unveils 18 tech startups from 4 continents


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Berkeley SkyDeck, the worldwide accelerator and hub for entrepreneurship, introduced as we speak will probably be internet hosting its Batch 14 Demo Day on September 27.

That includes 18 startups from 4 continents (North America, Asia, Australia, and Europe), Berkeley SkyDeck’s upcoming Demo Day will introduce Silicon Valley traders from a number of the largest enterprise capital companies to new alternatives in biotech, fintech, industrial AI, robotics, {hardware}, aerospace manufacturing, knowledge and safety, enterprise software program, and extra.

Every startup receives 5 minutes to current to those traders.

Berkeley SkyDeck accepts simply 1.5% of startups that apply for every of its cohorts. Cohort firms obtain $200,000 in funding, $750,000 price of free and discounted sources, and entry to SkyDeck’s unsurpassed community of UC Berkeley alumni, college, and advisors.

Alumni of Berkeley SkyDeck — which embrace Lime, Zephyrus Biosciences, Xendit and Skyloom — have observe file of their respective industries, collectively elevating greater than $1.7 billion in funding. The lately launched Berkeley SkyDeck Europe is at the moment working with its first group of cohorts, which is able to current at their very own Demo Day on October 20, 2022.

“Our Batch 14 startups will not be simply assembly the second of their respective industries — they’re launching their industries into the longer term. We’re so happy to see the steps they’re taking to resolve actual issues and proud that the Berkeley ecosystem might help them on their journey,” mentioned Caroline Winnett, govt director at Berkeley SkyDeck, in a press release. “Demo Day attendees could have loads of completely different alternatives to discover, from higher drug discovery platforms, to digital twins, to knowledge safety and past, and I’m assured that they are going to be simply as enthusiastic as we’re about this Batch.”

Whilst Batch 14 shares its improvements with Silicon Valley, Berkeley SkyDeck lately closed its purposes for Batch 15, which could have a Demo Day in spring 2023. Batch 15 additionally represents the inaugural class with two new tracks: the Aero-Astro Observe and the Blockchain/Crypto Observe. These tracks, each led by specialists of their respective fields, be part of the opposite areas of focus for Berkeley SkyDeck: shopper tech, enterprise software program, biotech, greentech, and extra.

Chon Tang, founding accomplice, Berkeley SkyDeck Fund.

After profitable investments from SkyDeck Fund I, Berkeley SkyDeck lately closed its $60 million SkyDeck Fund II. Now in its fourth 12 months, the Fund has invested in 160 firms, representing a variety of companies and industries from 30 international locations all over the world. A brand new technology enterprise fund, the SkyDeck Fund shares half of its income with UC Berkeley, serving to to proceed the college’s mission of delivering excellence in training.

“Demo Day represents the fruits of months of laborious work and development for these firms, and we’re thrilled to have invested in them and to introduce them to the broader Silicon Valley funding neighborhood,” mentioned Chon Tang, founding accomplice, Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, in a press release. “We look ahead to seeing how these startups proceed to be taught, develop, and leverage the Berkeley SkyDeck ecosystem.”

The Berkeley SkyDeck Demo Day will likely be hosted from 3 p.m. to six:30 p.m. Pacific on September 27 in Zellerbach Corridor on the UC Berkeley campus. Accredited traders focused on receiving an invitation to the unique demo day, can apply by way of this hyperlink.

Batch 14 startups

Berkeley Skydeck demo day has 18 startups showing on September 27.

KwikKart (Berkeley)

Crypto Arsenal (Taipei)
ATDev (Los Angeles)
Inflows (New York/France)
Axbryd (Rome)
LeadSales (Querétaro)
Endometrics (San Mateo)
Cyder (Toronto)
Music Well being (Sydney)
Taiga (Toronto)
Appa Well being (Oakland)
Drishya.AI (Calgary)
Alyra (San Francisco and San Diego)
Denovo (Yerevan)
Datadogz (New York)
WavePhotonics (Cambridge, United Kingdom)
ZHealth (San Francisco)
Dispatch Items (San Francisco)
Rangeview (Berkeley/Los Angeles)

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