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A Transformative Experience


The UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator is a six-month, immersive program designed to leverage UCLA’s resources to enable the success of promising startups within the Anderson community.

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How Entrepreneurs and Startups Can Quickly Take Flight

A Peek Inside the UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator

Talk with the staff of the Accelerator and the resident entrepreneurs, and you’ll quickly understand that the school will do whatever it takes to put startups on the path to speedy progress on campus and long-term success off-campus. Read on to learn how the Anderson Venture Accelerator maintains strong ties to the legacy of the late Gerald Loeb, an innovative rainmaker, solutions seeker, and the namesake of the most prestigious award in business journalism. 


Alumni Entrepreneur

Russell Benaroya (’03) and the Atypical Post-MBA Path

An Alumni Startup Story
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Startup News

U-Nest, the new fintech app that combats rising college costs, is backed the Anderson Venture Accelerator

Learn More About U-Nest

Company Profile

ONOVA develops machine-learning for radiologists and doctors to utilize

AI & Machine Learning Startups

Startup News

PredictEV'S Patent-pending blockchain-powered social prediction platform makes rounds at SkyDeck's Demo Day

Learn More About PredictEV

Our Companies


We provide a launchpad for our student and alumni startup companies as well as for Business Creation Option students, who also get the full suite of UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator services to make their innovations market-ready. Our startups and teams are driving change in these critical fields:

Enterprise Technology

Life Sciences &
Digital Health

Consumer Packaged Goods

Consumer Digital

AI & Machine Learning

Real Estate



Do you have an idea that you're ready to accelerate?


The Workspace


As part of the Price Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Anderson Venture Accelerator is located on the first floor of the Rosenfeld Library at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

10,000 Square Feet of Co-Working Space

Unlimited access to the Jim Freedman Pitch Deck Room

6 Call Rooms

8 Large Conference Rooms

1 Kitchen

4,000 square feet of general co-working space

State-of-the-art Mondo screens for presentations to large audiences

24/7 access for team members throughout their term


Support Our Future


As we grow businesses within UCLA Anderson, the resources we need to achieve impact grow as well. Our accelerator is part of UCLA Anderson’s plan to extend its reach and relevance by turning the most dynamic ideas into high-performing organizations. Your investment in the UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator is an investment in UCLA Anderson’s footprint on the business world at large.