• Lithuania’s StartupHighway Bootcamp Plugs Into The Valley With Line In To Berkeley’s SkyDeck

    Lithuania’s StartupHighway Bootcamp Plugs Into The Valley With Line In To Berkeley’s SkyDeck

    Lithuania’s StartupHighway accelerator/bootcamp has secured a line in to Silicon Valley for its 2014 intake — partnering with the SkyDeck accelerator at UC Berkeley to enable one or more of the teams that bag a place on its program to spend six-months in the Valley in addition to the time they spend at its bootcamp. StartupHighway is based in Vilnius, Lithuania, and… Read More

  • Skydeck Quietly Becomes Mr. Number, Hits 2 Million Users, Brings Status Alerts And More To Mobile

    Sometimes, when you’re building a business, you just have to go with what works — even if that means a substantial pivot from your initial vision. Case in point: Beginning in early 2008, TechCrunch wrote a number of posts on a startup called Skydeck. Skydeck was a phone-productivity service that tackled mobile phone bills, enabling you to tag, sort, and search call records as you… Read More

  • Skydeck Mashed Up With Google Voice Could Be The Perfect Combination

    One of the few necessary evils that accompanies the uber-cool recently launched Google Voice service (which was officially released in March) is the necessity to convert all of your numbers (cell, landline, office) to one number. It can be an annoying and daunting task to change your cell phone number, especially if you are reliant on your cell for business and personal communications. Read More

  • Skydeck Now Puts All Your Calls, Contacts, and Voicemails On The Web

    Today, mobile startup SkyDeck is coming out of beta with a serious set of features that bridges cell phones and the Web, and a serious business model to boot. Up until now, Skydeck’s beta took data from your cell phone bill to show you what your real social network looks like based on who you call the most. Now it is offering a service that syncs what happens on your phone to the Web… Read More

  • SkyDeck Raises $3 Million To Manage, Enhance Your Phone Bill

    SkyDeck, the site that uses your mobile phone bills to help you manage and analyze your relationships with your peers, has closed a $3 million Series A funding round led by Saban Ventures. The round brings SkyDeck’s total funding to $4 million, as it had previously raised $1 million in angel funding. SkyDeck originally launched its private beta in March with a basic set of features… Read More

  • Skydeck Goes Social And Releases APIs (700 Invites)

    In a New York Times Op-Ed last December, Tim O’Reilly fantasized: Imagine, for a moment, that Verizon were to think like Google or Amazon. It could give you access to your entire call history, every phone call you have sent or received, not just your last 10 phone calls. It might build an address book for you based on everyone you had ever talked to, with top results for the numbers you… Read More

  • Skydeck Helps You Manage The Social Network Locked In Your Phone (500 Invites For Private Beta)

    “Your most important social network is the one in your phone,” says Skydeck CEO Jason Devitt. With Skydeck, he hopes to do the impossible: turn your cell phone bill into something useful. You give Skydeck the login for your mobile phone account. It scrapes the page and matches the calls with your address book, turning each phone number into a name so that you can sort your phone… Read More