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. On April 28th, we featured the "Best of Berkeley" in our Startup Expo and Demo Day, and awarded over $90,000 in cash and prizes.

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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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