LAUNCH (UC Berkeley) Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 2
  • Investments
  • 114
  • Portfolio
  • 89
  • Exits
  • 25

LAUNCH (UC Berkeley) General Information


LAUNCH is the University of California's startup accelerator that focuses on transforming promising startups into scalable businesses. The firm is headquartered in Berkeley, California and is designed to transform early stage startups into fundable companies.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • Berkeley, CA
  • United States

LAUNCH (UC Berkeley) Investments (114)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Digiventures 31-May-2020 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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00000000 01-May-2020 000000000000 Information Services (B2C) Product Development
0000000 01-May-2020 000000000000 Cultivation Generating Revenue
000000 01-May-2020 000000000000 Personal Products Generating Revenue
0000 000000 22-Apr-2020 000000000000 Food Products Generating Revenue
0000 00000000 22-Apr-2020 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
000000 22-Apr-2020 000000000000 Recreational Goods Generating Revenue
SuperPetFoods 07-Apr-2020 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Food Products Startup
PlanSite 05-Apr-2020 Accelerator/Incubator Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
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LAUNCH (UC Berkeley) Exits (25)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Polyledger 09-Nov-2020 Out of Business
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0000 000000 00000 24-Jul-2019 000000000000000000
0000000 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
000000 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
00000000 20-Apr-2019 000 00 00000000
Predictim 01-Mar-2019 Out of Business
Mentive 07-Jan-2019 Out of Business
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LAUNCH (UC Berkeley) Team (7)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rhonda Shrader Executive Director, Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship Program 0 Berkeley, CA
Melissa Daniels Co-Founder Berkeley, CA
Hiroki Sugimoto Senior Vice President, Accelerator Berkeley, CA
Ha Du Senior Vice President, Finance Berkeley, CA
Mengqian Xiao Co-Chair, Accelerator 0 Berkeley, CA
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LAUNCH (UC Berkeley) Co-Investors (2)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Berkeley SkyDeck 1 Series chart Industry bar
Contrary Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
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