Venture Coaching

Startup UCLA offers the opportunity to schedule a time to meet with a member of the Startup UCLA staff to discuss your idea, startup, small business, non-profit, or similar endeavor. Meet our venture consultants to understand their areas of expertise a little better before scheduling your first meeting!

Deanna Evans

As Startup UCLA's Executive Director, Deanna will consult with you on your early-stage idea/venture to explore the next steps and resources needed in executing on it. Deanna has consulted with hundreds of startups since the LaunchPad began in 2014.

Glentrez Olugeo

He can help by providing feedback on your startup, or idea you're exploring, honing in on your value proposition to customer relationship, and business model canvas development. Glentrez brings industry experience from manufacturing, engineering, and b2c startups.

Rachel Parker Chavez

Rachael's expertise and primary focus is supporting social entrepreneurs and founders who wish to create positive social change. She can help with social and environmental impact strategy, impact measurement and management, and Human-Centered Design.

Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit is an online educational resource to help you learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and accelerate your success. From building your lean canvas to building a diverse workforce, it offers a variety of crucial topics to help you get started with your business.

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