Berkeley SkyDeck Fund

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Total investments 97
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 87
Rounds per year 19.40
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 6
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Machine Learning

Berkeley SkyDeck Fund appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2017. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Berkeley.

The overall number of key employees were 6.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight SiFive, Aura Health, The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 1 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, Mobile Apps.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, startups are often financed by Berkeley SkyDeck, SmartGateVC, Granatus Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Shanda Group, SmartGateVC, Ironfire Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SmartHub, Ironfire Ventures, Sierra Ventures.

The typical startup value when the investment from Berkeley SkyDeck Fund is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 17 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$4M19 Apr 2022 Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Wing AI

Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Software
Information Technology
$2M31 Mar 2022 Irvine, California, United States

Cloud Data Services
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
$25M20 Jan 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

Fuji Inc

21 Dec 2021 -


Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Open Source
Predictive Analytics
$6M01 Nov 2021 Berkeley, California, United States


$105K28 Sep 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$4M26 Aug 2021 Berkeley, California, United States


Internet of Things
$105K15 May 2021 -


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$5M13 May 2021 Berkeley, California, United States
Loft Labs Raises $4.6M in Seed Funding

– Loft Labs is a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a solution which enables platform teams in large enterprises to give engineers self-service access to Kubernetes.
– The company raised $4.6m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Fusion Fund, with participation from RTP Seed, Emergent Ventures, Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, as well as angel investor and Puppet CTO Abby Kearns, who recently joined the company’s advisory board.


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