Inside LG’s Mission to Uncover Innovation

As a brand, LG’s name is synonymous with appliances, mobile phones, TVs and laptops. Behind this Korean conglomerate, LG’s tentacles extend far into many more verticals people may not even be aware of. More recently, LG has started focusing more time and resources on…

A chat with the President of the Daikin Open Innovation Lab Silicon Valley

SkyDeck launched a pitch challenge with Daikin on September 8th. Lots of startups started reaching out to find out whether they’d be the right fit so I decided to sit with the President of Daikin’s Open Innovation…

SkyDeck Startup SuperAnnotate Reflects on Journey to $14.5M Series A Round

Last week I caught up with the co-founders of SuperAnnotate, Tigran and Vahan Petrosyan. In the spring of 2019, SuperAnnotate joined SkyDeck’s accelerator cohort program. I had just joined SkyDeck as Head of Program and vividly remember being excited about their company and vision, early in their startup’s journey. I…

Earlier this week I caught up with Thierry Lu, the Program Manager at the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) and Trade Commissioner for Global Affairs Canada. The Canadian Tech Accelerator is a federally funded program created to prepare and catapult high-potential Canadian startups into Silicon Valley. It was enlightening to have…

by Sibyl Chen

Last week I caught up with cofounders of DocuVision, Rama Veeraragoo and Mahmoud Hafez. In spring of 2019, DocuVision joined SkyDeck’s accelerator cohort program. I had just joined SkyDeck as head of program right before the selection process began and vividly remember their interview. I was impressed…

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