☺️ Hello Bruins ☺️
Our 10th Annual Summer Accelerator Demo Day is tomorrow, September 9th, from 4 pm-6 pm. We hope to see you there!
We are excited to show you what our 10 Summer Accelerator teams have been working on, and all the achievements they have made in these past 10 weeks.
|Registration for the 2021 Summer Accelerator Demo Day is now live! Please join us in watching our 10 teams present their startups on September 9th from 4pm to 6pm. Register on Eventbrite here.
|Mindset & Milestones is seeking a paid, part-time Operations & Program Manager!
Mindset & Milestones is a social enterprise making entrepreneurial education a reality for girls everywhere and is seeking a paid, part-time Operations & Program Manager. This position is responsible for supporting the business by coordinating with pilot locations, managing business systems, and advancing business development endeavors. The manager reports directly to the CEO/Founder and will communicate directly with multiple stakeholders including, school/organization administrators, teachers, and students. The ideal candidate will be based out of Southern California and will leverage our proven methods, and create and design new strategies to best support Mindset & Milestones’ mission. The position requires rich creativity, an entrepreneurial mindset, and strategic thinking. If you think you would be a good fit for this job, please apply! People of all genders and backgrounds are welcomed! Apply here with your resume and skills by September 10th.
MAGICDATES' is hiring a content creator!
Looking for an ambitious student who's passionate about video creation including Reels and TikToks using current social media & cultural trends & industry-specific topics. You'll work closely with the founder and gain mentorship on entrepreneurship and digital marketing. You may use this experience for college credits. A three-month commitment is requested with a monetary stipend with a longer commitment. The application deadline is September 15. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with qualifications and interest.
Flowductive is looking for interns!
The Flowductive Team, currently a team in the 2021 Summer Accelerator, is looking for passionate builders, inventors, and thinkers to help with Flowductive’s growth. Flowductive is an app that allows you to track and sync your tasks and events, challenge yourself to dedicate productive time using Flows, and connect and encourage your friends. Our goal is to help our users with leading more productive lifestyles, and we hope to build that through social encouragement and smart tracking. Apply and learn more here.
XYLO is looking for marketing interns!
XYLO academy, founded by UCLA alums and professors, is providing educational courses on the study of technology and innovation to high school students. They are looking for undergrad students that can support their mission and want to gain experience in the high-ed-tech industry. This is an unpaid and part-time internship, where interns will assist with marketing campaigns. Email email@example.com if you are interested.
Emile Learning is looking for software engineers!
Emile Learning is building the Netflix of HS Education, where students can engage with their premium, short-form videos and earn high school and college credit. UCLA Anderson alum Co-Founder/President Michael Vilardo is looking for software engineers to start full-time as soon as possible, and/or target the July '22 new grad class. Please directly email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or text him at 224-456-8915 for the fastest response. Learn more here.
Women's Business Enterprise National Council
What: This five-session accelerator will dive into important topics you need to know to thrive in big retail.
About: Every single Wednesday in September at 2 pm EST, the Women-Owned in Retail Accelerator, brought to you by Lowe's Companies, Inc. will serve up indispensable knowledge about the world of retail and how to get ready to breakthrough. The topics will range from manufacturing and packaging to navigating the process of proposals to creating and keeping customer loyalty to hidden costs and budgeting, and scaling up successfully after a winning pitch.
Event details: Learn more and register for all webinars here.
UC Launch Accelerator
What: Launch your startup and raise thousands of dollars in funding! University California's leading accelerator focused on transforming promising startups into scalable businesses.
About: To Know more about UC LAUNCH Program or to ask questions about the application process, join their Information Session on August 24th, 2021 Tuesday from 5:15 pm to 6 pm PST.
Application Deadline: Learn more and apply by September 15 here.
Up to Us
What: Up to Us gives students the tools to raise awareness about economic opportunities including helping them understand the fiscal challenges through different policy learning.
About: It holds an annual competition to select teams from colleges and universities across the United States to receive training and funds to run tailored campus campaigns to educate their peers and inspire collective action. Prizes include $10,000 and paid trips to world-class conferences.
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by September 15 here.
Founders Boost LA Fall 2021
What: Startup Boost is a global pre-accelerator program with a mission to lead pre-seed stage startups toward other accelerators, investments, and revenue
About: Each cohort takes place once per week over a 6 week time period, where speakers and mentors meet to work with promising pre-seed/seed-stage startups. The program is scheduled for a part-time weekly basis to create an iterative cycle of accountability and growth that maximizes and compounds the learnings and insights gained each week. The program culminates in a Demo Day.
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by September 16 here.
Future Founders U.Pitch
What: A prestigious national elevator pitch competition where top collegiate founders showcase business ideas to accomplished entrepreneurs and investors.
About: A virtual competition, giving you a chance to win $10,000. Contestants will present their virtual pitches live to a panel of entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders. In addition to the winners selected by our panel of judges, all participants will be eligible for the People's Choice Award. The 2021 U.Pitch National Elevator Pitch Competition & Showcase will stream live globally on November 10.
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by October 1 here.
XPRIZE Carbon Removal
What: A four-year competition aimed at tackling climate change by asking global innovators to develop solutions that can pull carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere or oceans.
About: XPRIZE, organized by Musk Foundation, will be awarding $20 million dollars in the first year of the competition, so make sure to take advantage of this early funding for your carbon removal solution!
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by October 1 for the $5M Student Awards and December 1 for the $15M in Milestone Awards here.
Wayfinder Incubator Program
What: Wayfinder Incubator at UCI Beall Applied Innovation connects UC-affiliated startups with a rich collection of no-cost resources needed to launch, grow and succeed.
About: The focus is on redefining the path of entrepreneurship education and the mindset of researchers. It is expected that your startup team has engaged with other entrepreneurial support resources available through UC schools, centers, and programs. Your team will be evaluated for fit based on progress goals, program expectations, and mentoring needs.
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by October 3 here.
What: RevHubOC supports social entrepreneurs find the resources, capital, and expertise they need to accelerate their mission over the 6-month program
About: Teams will receive education and content to help them reach their goals and measure impact, access to people and networks that augment resources and opportunities, and the financial support they need to start, grow and accelerate their venture.
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by October 8 here.
Venture Accelerator at UCLA Anderson
What: The Anderson Venture Accelerator offers a curated and immersive experience customized by vertical for early-stage startups. Approximately 10 companies are accepted per cohort.
About: The program runs once a year and offers one-on-one mentoring by UCLA Anderson alumni, weekly workshops that focus on the “how-to,” connections to capital, and regular networking events to engage with the Los Angeles startup ecosystem. Companies that participate in the cohort will have the opportunity to pitch and fundraise at the Venture Accelerator’s fall showcase.
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by October 15 here.
Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Competition
What: Chapters and partners of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) will host competitions at the local and national levels, which will serve as qualifying events in the competition journey to the GSEA Global Finals.
About: You must be enrolled in a university/college as an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application atleast part-time. You must be the owner, founder or controlling shareholder of your student business. Your student business must have been in operation for at least six consecutive months prior to the application generating income.
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by February 24 here.