Lightspeed Venture Partners
Connecting UCLA students with LA's digital startup scene
Welcome to Startup UCLA
Startup UCLA seeks to develop a culture of startup thinking on campus; to connect students with alumni who are successful in the startup world and with the rapidly growing Southern California startup community; to give students opportunities to learn the basics of startup thinking; and to provide a community in which students can develop and launch their early-stage ideas.
Thanks to Our Sponsors!
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the UCLA Division of Social Sciences, Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research, The Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, and the UCLA EURECA Program.
Come network with rising entrepreneurs and startups from all over Silicon Beach! Engage in conversations with the brightest leaders in the LA startup scene and get advice from successful business experts. See over 20 startups demo the cool things they’re working on. Food, drinks, and transportation to and from the Victorian will be provided by […]
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What We Offer
A space where students interested in startup thinking, share ideas & hang out.
Events, including guest speakers from LA's vibrant digital startup scene.
A summer accelerator program, where teams develop ideas into prototypes and business plans
CEO & Co-Founder at The Honest Company
UCLA alumni and CEO, Scion Capital Group. Our earliest outside donor!
Co-Founder, Amplify.LA, Venture Advisor, Accel Partners
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Professor of Economics
Director of Development, Undergraduate Education
Associate Vice Chancellor for Entrepreneurship
Professor, Anderson School of Management
Director, Institute of Technology Advancement
Executive Director, Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
(Chair & Co-Founder) Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean, Division of Social Sciences
Professor of Education
Entrepreneur and Investor, Director of Startup UCLA Accelerator
(Co-Founder) Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Studies
Distinguished Professor, Sanford and Betty Sigoloff Chair in Corporate Renewal, Distinguished Professor of Management and Organization