Entrepreneur Association (EA)

With more than 600 members, the Entrepreneur Association (EA) is among the largest student organizations at UCLA Anderson. The EA fosters the entrepreneurial and venture community on campus through a wide range of initiatives. The organization works closely with the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, which provides curriculum, mentoring relationships and educational programs that prepare MBA candidates for the challenges of management in entrepreneurial environments. The EA takes advantage of its vast resources to hold 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.


EA Officers


Idan Levy


Yanting Li

VP of Finance

Gabe Gaeta

VP of Recruiting

Natalie Ferenbach

VP of DOJs

Evan Quinn

VP of Speaker Series

Andy Apple

VP of Venture Capital

Idan Maizlits

VP of External Relations

Christine Nguyen

VP of D48s

Pratyush Kankanwadi

VP of Knapp

Ben Rovner

VP of Think Tank

Nico Sawyer

VP of Innovation

Robyn Rapaport

VP of Marketing

Efrat Mordechay

VP of Technology

Samantha Hollon

Co-VP of FEMBA Relations

Christopher Abad

Co-VP of FEMBA Relations

Haitham Haddad

VP of Admissions




Startup Career Fair
Recruiting event with local startups hosted by UCLA Anderson

Visits to local startups

Speaker Series
Intimate educational discussions with entrepreneurs/founders on campus

Knapp Venture Competition
Business plan competition with financial reward

Think Tank
Structured innovation series to drive new concepts and ideas in predetermined industries through collaboration of members

Cross-club/-campus mixers
Networking events with other UCLA programs as well as other MBA program’s entrepreneur and venture clubs

Lunch/dinner for eight students with distinguished alumni, sponsors and Price Center connections

VC Roundtable
Educational and networking event with prominent Los Angeles venture capital community members for students and industry professionals


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