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UC Berkeley AR/VR Pitch Competition


Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

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UC Berkeley

AR/VR Pitch



April 25, 2017

6:00PM - 10PM

SkyDeck East Overlook


We invite all UC Berkeley affiliates and friends to join us at SkyDeck on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, for an evening of demonstrations, networking, and a pitch competition.







6:00PM-7:30PM - Pitches begin

7:30PM-8:30PM - Demos begin

8:45PM - Winners announced

9:00PM - Reception & networking





Entry Details & Prizes


Eligibility: Each team must have a Berkeley affiliation (current students, faculty, or alumni). Any project that has received $500K and more funding at the time of the application will not be eligible to participate.


Submission Contact: Dr. Allen Y. Yang


Submission Format: Each team must provide less than 10-page pitch deck consisting of the following content: Title and Team Name, Product Summary, Core Technology, Market Analysis and Competition, Team Bios,  Budget Plan.


Contact Information for Questions:


Dr. Allen Y. Yang, Executive Director of the Center for Augmented Cognition:


Lee Fleming, Director of the Fung Institute and CoE and Haas professor:




Entries for the competition are due March 15.  By April 3 after an initial screening, those selected will be invited to attend the final presentation, and can receive coaching from our UC Berkeley faculty and industry mentors.  


First prize will be $2,500 and a guaranteed acceptance to SkyDeck,  UC Berkeley’s premier startup accelerator; runner-ups may also receive invitations.  Prizes may also include in-kind legal and marketing services.  Angel investors and venture capitalists will also be invited and looking for investment opportunities.


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2150 Shattuck Avenue, PH 1300
Berkeley, CA 94704

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

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Created as a joint venture among UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering, Haas School of Business, and the Vice Chancellor for Research Office, SkyDeck  has become the apex startup launchpad for the university.

Our mission is to provide UC Berkeley startups with access to the tools and resources essemtial to cultivating their vision and growing their businesses. To the moon.


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