The Kirk and Huifen Dunn Entrepreneurial Seed Funding Prize
The prize was established in 2016 with a generous gift from UCLA alumnus Kirk Dunn and is awarded to a UCLA student or alumni led team for the development of a startup venture.
Kirk has worked extensively with established companies, high-growth organizations and Fortune 200 accounts, successfully building strategic sales and product divisions, and leading international expansions. Kirk set up this award to build on the entrepreneurship opportunities for UCLA students to create their own startups.
2017 Recipient: Escality | 2018 Recipient: Sike | 2019 Recipient: Fil2r | 2020 Recipient: RealAppeal
The Caufield Family Entrepreneurial Seed Funding Prize
The prize was established in 2017 with a generous gift from UCLA alumnus Frank Caufield and is awarded to a UCLA student or alumni led team for the development of a startup venture.
A proud Bruin and serial entrepreneur with a long personal and family history in Silicon Valley, Frank set up this award in order to help support students pursing their startup-up dreams. Paying forward the opportunity, support and kindness Frank received from his UCLA experience is the goal of this award.