The organization of over 600 members works closely with the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation to prepare MBA candidates for the challenges of management in entrepreneurial environments. The EA holds over 50 events each year, including hands-on workshops, intimate networking events with successful entrepreneurs and local startups, and a world-class business plan competition.
The Knapp Venture Competition is the premier academic business plan competition in Southern California, and has given more than 1,800 UCLA Anderson students a unique venture creation experience that has been instrumental in launching numerous businesses. Competition registration begins in March.
Venture Accelerator at UCLA Anderson
Where Startups Get Started
The UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator is a six-month, immersive program designed UCLA to enable the success of promising startups.