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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

 

61

Portfolio Companies

$24M

Sales Revenue

$92M

Funding Raised

$3M

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

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Student Perspective

Jessica Cheng ('20): How the Venture Accelerator Defined My MBA

Student Perspective
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Startup News

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

Read the Full Story Here
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Accelerator News

Anderson Venture Accelerator Helping Entrepreneurs in LA

Accelerator News
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Startup News

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

Learn More About KPOP
 

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

Experiential

 

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.