In 2008, when Courtney Young was in high school, her cousin, then just a toddler, was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The new partnership will help grow startup companies based on novel aerospace technologies developed at UCLA and elsewhere.
The Blackstone LaunchPad has been operating on campus through Startup UCLA, reaching more than 8,000 students and serving 800-plus startup ventures.
The new program gives 10 faculty the opportunity to develop their ideas under the guidance of Startup UCLA staff, venture capitalists and other experts.
Ideas to address teeth grinding and improve human resources were winners of the $100,000 Lowell Milken Institute-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs.
UCLA faculty, students and other entrepreneurs are bringing business ideas to life. This is forging a reputation for the university as the place for startups.
A device that reduces the harmful environmental impact of bus emissions and an e-commerce platform for maternity clothes were the winners of UCLA Law contest.
Sofía Beltran joined forces with Tim Yingtian Yu in the 2017 LMI-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs from the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy.
Housed inside the California NanoSystems Institute, Magnify helps startups succeed by providing access to equipment and entrepreneurial networking.
In his speech at Royce Hall, Rahm Emanuel focused on education, criminal justice and business.
Inventive, intriguing and interdisciplinary: how new minors are changing undergraduate education at UCLA.
Jim Freedman’s donation will support programmatic and strategic operating efforts in the Anderson Venture Accelerator and provide students the tools they need to incubate game-changing organizations.
After enrolling at UCLA Anderson, Alex Gostomelsky utilized the wide range of opportunities at his disposal to further develop Nopical, his news aggregation website.
Teams of UCLA Law students and colleagues from other schools at UCLA competed by offering detailed presentations on their innovative companies to a group of experienced venture funders and business attorneys.
Rankings by the Milken Institute put UCLA No. 1 in the nation when it comes to the number of startup companies launched as a result of campus research, no. 15 overall.
UCLA sophomore Luke Mostert is a partner in a business that donates lanterns to children who live in shacks in electricity-deprived sections of his home country.
Anke Audenaert, an assistant adjunct professor of marketing at UCLA’s Anderson School, never planned on working in the tech industry. But after spending more than 15 years working at various tech companies, she has charted a path to success in that field.
The financial support comes from a $22 million investment in the University of California from a state law that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship.
Close to 80 entrepreneurial undergraduates have moved into the new design and innovation living learning community in Sproul Hall. Together, they are working to bring their imaginative ideas and concepts to life.
How can 50 million Americans not know where their next meal is coming from while 40 percent of food gets wasted?
A study by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute of the rapid formation of startups at UC campuses found that universitywide research has led to hundreds of new companies, supporting 146,000 jobs.
Rick Martinez found himself back on the campus where he sought shelter when he was homeless. This time, he was enrolled in a program to develop skills to launch a business.
Gulbranson was most recently CEO of a strategic advisory firm specializing in business development, technology transfer and funding assistance for high-tech clients.
More than 1,000 high school and college students from across the United States descended last weekend on UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion to plug into LA Hacks, a collaborative computer programming event organized by two UCLA student groups and sponsored by LA 2024.
After UCLA Anderson alumnus T.K. Pillan became a vegan and lost 20 pounds, he decided to launch Veggie Grill in a way that would attract non-vegetarians to his restaurant.