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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.

Get Behind the Venture Accelerator at UCLA Anderson


From Ideas to Data



Portfolio Companies


Sales Revenue


Funding Raised


Received in Awards

Accelerate Podcast

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Rod Kurtz, talks with entrepreneurs about how they’re adapting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, sharing insights into how they’re connecting and conversing, almost crowdsourcing solutions during this unprecedented time.
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People and Events


Meet Our Companies at Our Fall Showcase

Meet Our Companies

Victoria Brodsky (’23)

Student Perspective

Victoria Brodsky (’23): How the Venture Accelerator Enhanced My Anderson Experience

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Startup News

Anthos Capital and NBA All-Star Baron Davis back LA-based college tuition savings service, UNest

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Accelerator News

Anderson Venture Accelerator Helping Entrepreneurs in LA

Accelerator News

Startup News

One innovative startup, KPOP Foods is at the forefront of bringing Korean food into everyone’s kitchen.  

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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.