Berkeley SkyDeck Closes $60 Million Fund II

SkyDeck Fund II has closed at UC Berkeley SkyDeck, the worldwide hub for entrepreneurship and a top accelerator. Fund II is roughly three times larger than Fund I, with $60 million in commitments, and includes a wide group of returning and new investors, including renowned Silicon Valley venture capital firms. The Berkeley SkyDeck Fund is […]

Berkeley SkyDeck Accelerator Presents Batch 12 Startups at Demo Day 

Berkeley’s startup accelerator, will host its Batch 12 Virtual Demo Day Sept. 28, featuring 18 innovative global startups (15 from this cohort as well as three SkyDeck alumni companies) specializing in a wide range of industries including AI, life sciences, semiconductor chips, HR, robotics, and enterprise software. With a five-minute pitch opportunity, each startup will […]

New Startups Built From UC Davis Research and Innovation Emerge With Solutions in Health, Energy and Agriculture

uring the 2020-21 fiscal year, nine startups executed agreements to access foundational intellectual property and commercialize new technologies developed at the University of California, Davis. The emerging startups are focused on technological solutions to meet needs in health, energy and agriculture. “It is always exciting to see innovations from UC Davis translated into commercial applications that benefit our regional […]

New Startup Launch Program Helps Early-Stage Startups with $5K Grants

Early-stage startups need lots of support and resources to succeed. The UCI Beall Applied Innovation new Startup Launch Program is well-aware of this startup struggle and is offering a Startup Launch Grant for emerging companies that need capital to get their businesses off the ground. The Startup Launch Grant provides up to $5,000 to help […]

Children’s Hospital LA launches pediatric digital health accelerator

The hospital is introducing a 13-week pediatric digital health accelerator program, dubbed KidsX, which will link more than 30 hospitals across the US, the UK, and Australia with companies focused on cultivating pediatric digital health innovations. As part of the program, hospitals will present problems and challenges to the startup community and work with digital health companies […]

UCSF Medicine’s new $1.5M innovation fund focuses 1st project on telemedicine training

The University of California San Francisco School of Medicine received a $1.5 million grant to establish a new endowment that funds palliative medicine innovation projects, according to an Aug. 25 news release. The Cambia Health Foundation, part of nonprofit healthcare company Cambia Health Solutions, awarded UCSF the $1.5 million to start the endowment for the medical school’s […]

Innovative Startups Commercializing UC Davis Technologies | UC Davis

During the past fiscal year, 15 emerging startups executed agreements to access patented technology developed at the University of California, Davis. “Startups play an essential role in advancing and commercializing new technologies that are developed by researchers and innovators at UC Davis,” said Prasant Mohapatra, vice chancellor of research at UC Davis. “These partnerships lead […]