Berkeley SkyDeck Expands its Role as a Hub for Entrepreneurship


TECH STARTUPS — UC Berkeley SkyDeck, the premier startup accelerator of the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley), announces that the Fall 2019 program marks the accelerator’s largest number of applications from global startup innovators. SkyDeck received more than 800 applications representing 64 countries and 213 cities and the new program includes 23 accelerator track startups, 105 incubator track startups, plus 17 Global Innovation startups. The startups feature a wide range of industries including AI, biotech/medtech, blockchain, enterprise, consumer, hardware, robotics, and more.

SkyDeck’s applications have jumped from 50 in 2015 to the current 800 plus applications. It’s clear that SkyDeck has quickly become a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, attracting the world’s best startups.

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