December 1, 2020
Tomorrow: Join Berkeley SkyDeck’s Fireside Chat with Brad Bao, Co-Founder of Lime!

SkyDeck Fireside Chats are back and going virtual! Join us for our first-ever online Fireside Chat with Brad Bao, Co-Founder and Chairman of Lime. Tune in on December 2nd from 2-3:30 PM on Zoom, where SkyDeck Executive Director Caroline Winnett will interview Brad on his entrepreneurship journey, then take live questions!

CAL STUDENTS: Intern at a SkyDeck Company by Attending the Spring 2021 Intern Fair!

Calling all Cal students! Want to gain valuable experience as part of a SkyDeck company? Get ready for the Spring 2021 Intern Fair on December 9th! Over 20 companies registered to attend this fair, searching for interns in everything from business development to software engineering & much more! Sign up here!

SkyTeam News

Deep Isolation

Deep Isolation (Spring '18 HotDesk) recently concluded a $20m Series A funding round! The round was led by nuclear industry leader NAC International Inc. Deep Isolation was founded by father/daughter team Elizabeth and Richard Muller, and focuses on disposal of nuclear fuel and high-level waste. Read about the round here!


Trualta (Fall '20 GIP) has announced a new statewide deal with Wisconsin! Trualta is a Canadian health-education startup that helps families manage care at home for aging loved ones. With the support of the Center for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, Trualta is proving that trained family caregivers can improve outcomes, reduce costs and extend aging-in-place.


Looking for last minute holiday gifts? Small Business Bond™ marketplace The SMBX (Fall ‘18 Cohort) has launched a Holiday Bond Gifter program, allowing its users to buy and transfer Small Business Bonds to friends and family as holiday presents. Now, you can support small businesses while giving loved ones a gift that keeps on giving year round.

Wheel the World

Wheel the World (Fall ‘18 HotDesk) was recognized in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2021 picks for inclusion and diversity! This award shows how the travel industry is changing, and how the world is realizing the importance of making travel accessible for everyone.

Upcoming Events

December 9th UC Berkeley Virtual Cloud Community Meetup #20

The UC Berkeley Cloud Community of Practice is holding their 20th meetup focusing on XSEDE, virtually on 12/9 4-5:30PM PDT via Zoom. Details on the meetup page

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