LIFT OFF - Launching UCLA Startups to New Heights

About Program

UCLA TDG is interested in supporting the broader UCLA entrepreneurial ecosystem.Through a new program our office will offer tailored mentorship via seasoned entrepreneurs looking to propel the next generation of Bruin founders forward. If you and your team are prepared to take your idea to the next level, you’re in the right place. Please feel free to reach out  and inquire about how you can get involved today.


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Team Qualifications

  • All stages of development: anything pre-company formation through Series B
  • Willing to meet and engage with the EIR/MIR on a regular basis
  • Have at least 1 person dedicated part-time
  • Be UCLA-affiliated
  • Graduate from at least one of the following programs: BioDesign, Faculty Innovation Fellows, Anderson Accelerator, I-Corps, Lowell Milken Competition, Startup UCLA, Knapp Venture Competition, Pediatric Medtech Accelerator, Sling Health Incubator, TechQuity Accelerator, UCLA Health Innovation Challenge and Terasaki Institute’s NeXt Incubator


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Brija Johnson

Program Director 


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