Startup in a Box

Who is Eligible

Startup In A Box is available to UCLA faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students, including those from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and the UCLA School of Law. Outside entrepreneurs licensing intellectual property from the University are also eligible to apply.


About Startup in a Box

UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG) is committed to fostering the success of UCLA startups by providing UCLA entrepreneurs with the tools they need to found and grow prosperous companies. UCLA Startup in a Box (SIAB) was created to lower barriers for UCLA entrepreneurs, providing warm introductions to pre-vetted partners across a multitude of service areas.

SIAB offers resources across the phases of venture startup

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  • Classes
  • Events
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  • Maker space
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New Venture

  • Legal Incorporation
  • Banking
  • Compliance
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  • Legal Incorporation
  • Banking
  • Compliance
  • Accounting
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  • Amazon Web Services
  • Insurance
  • Human Resources

UCLA has classes to help new startups:

Please see our recent webinars for our Entrepreneur Bootcamp series

see YouTube playlist


TDG has events for entrepreneurs:


How to Apply

Complete and Submit the SIAB Application

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