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.

Take a leadership role in LAUNCH: attend the Executive Committee Info Sessions on August 29 and 30, noon-1pm, in Haas F299 (Helzel Boardroom).

Read about the Expo and Demo Day

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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