UC Berkeley's startup accelerator is transforming entrepreneurship.

LAUNCH is an elite startup accelerator and competition designed to transform early stage startups into fundable companies.

Thanks for your applications! We'll be announcing the 2017 class of LAUNCH startups in early 2017.

Learn about past LAUNCH winners here!

The Story in Numbers

90 Prize amount, in thousands of dollars, awarded in 2016

120 Average number of startups applying for each class

1 Million dollars awarded in LAUNCH history

30 Number of VC firms involved each year

75 Number of judges choosing the best teams each year

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