StartR is a nonprofit accelerator for Rady School of Management students and alumni.

Founded in 2013 by a group of UC San Diego Rady School students working on an independent study project, the mission of the accelerator is to provide a program where early stage companies and student teams get mentoring, advice and access to other resources.


Tap into Rady’s alumni network of entrepreneurs -- many of whom start companies right after graduation.
Rigorous Milestones:

Mentors customize appropriate goals for each StartR team – and then help the team keep their momentum.
Innovative Business Structures:

StartR accelerates ventures of all kinds – from hardware-driven consumer products to mobile health software and nonprofit social ventures.
Cutting-edge environment:

StartR participants have access to UC San Diego’s formidable research ecosystem, which is among the best in the world.
Support from
Leading Minds:

The Rady School of Management is ranked 19th globally in faculty research and 7th worldwide for entrepreneurship by The Financial Times.
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