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Berkeley SkyDeck Fund

Berkeley SkyDeck Fund

  • Berkeley, California, United States

  • Berkeley, California,San Francisco Bay Area, West Coast, Western US

Stage

  • Early Stage, Seed

Type

  • Venture Capital

Description

Berkeley SkyDeck Fund is an investment Arm Behind UC Berkeley’s SkyDeck Accelerator.

Mission

Berkeley SkyDeck Fund accelerates UC Berkeley startups, fostering innovation and global collaboration. We propel groundbreaking research into market-ready solutions while empowering student entrepreneurs through hands-on experience and mentorship.

Beauty Investments #

Primary Sector

  • Tech, Health Care, Wellness

Beauty Exits #

Last Beauty Invest

  • Oct, 2018-Aura Health

BEAUTY PORTFOLIO

How to Apply?

contact@skydeck.vc

Criteria

Geographical Focus:
“Global”

Investment Stage:
“Early-stage startups”

Revenue:
“$44M”

Traction:
“$85M under management
Supports entrepreneurial activity through Berkeley SkyDeck, a leading academic accelerator
50% of carried interest donated to UC Berkeley, supporting research and education”

Founder Traits:
“Academic founders who are innovative, energetic, and poised to drive fundamental change
Commitment to leveraging scientific advancements without geographical limitations”

Investment Situations:
“Early-stage startups emerging from academic environments
Companies with innovative, science-driven solutions”

Sectors/Industries:
“Broad focus, encouraging diverse scientific and technological innovation”

Resources Breakdown Funding Terms
  • $3M to $20M

Education
  • No
Accelerator
  • Type-On-site
  • Duration-24 weeks
Network
  • 115
1:1
  • Yes

IMPERATIVE: CULTURE & VALUES

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BEAUTY FUNDER FIT SCORE

Resources

Education

Accelerator

Network

1:1

2.55/10

*This score calculates the likelihood of any beauty brand getting funded by the investor. The score gives weights to number of beauty investments, recency of beauty investment, number of beauty exits, inclusivity inclination, resources offered, etc.

Inclusivity Investments %
  • 26.36%
Beauty Investments #
Beauty Exits #
  • 0
Last Beauty Invest
  • Oct, 2018-Aura Health

LEAD DETAILS

Lead Contact

Chon Tang

Title

Founding & General Partner

LinkedIn

Twitter Handle

Contact

contact@skydeck.vc

1(510)642-6000

JUMP CONCLUSION

Berkeley SkyDeck Fund targets early-stage AI, Health Care, and Software startups in California’s tech hub, with broad interests in Financial Services, Education, and Sustainability sectors, emphasizing innovation and societal impact.

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