JUMPSTARTER 2020
SEMI PITCH

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
OCT 9-10, 2019
Special Prize Presented By
THE BEST WAY TO
JUMP START YOUR DREAMS

Get ready to pitch your business idea to a panel of judges in San Francisco Bay Area.

If shortlisted for the Grand Finale in Hong Kong, you will be competing for the chance to win shared investment of up to US$5 million, a share of US$100k cash prize, and so much more.

There’s no better way to Jump Start Your Dreams.

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
KEY DATES
STAGE 1
APPLICATION DEADLINE - SEP 10, 2019
STAGE 2
ANNOUNCEMENT OF SHORTLISTED STARTUPS - SEP 24, 2019
STAGE 3
SEMI-PITCH IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA DAY 1 - OCT 9, 2019
STAGE 4
SEMI-PITCH IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA DAY 2 - OCT 10, 2019
STAGE 5
GRAND FINALE IN HONG KONG - FEB 11-12, 2020
LOCAL PARTNER

Berkeley SkyDeck is a top global accelerator. Named by Forbes as one of the top five university accelerators in January 2019, SkyDeck is UC Berkeley’s largest official startup accelerator and a joint program of the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, the College of Engineering, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Funded by top institutional VCs likeSequoia and Mayfield, SkyDeck combines the hands-on mentorship of traditional accelerators with the vast resources of its research university. Participating startups have access to SkyDeck’s 200 advisors, 30 industry partners, and a network of more than 500,000 UC Berkeley alumni.