Startup Incubator Network

Venture Catalyst offers early-stage startups shared office and technical research and development space.

DRIVE™ Network Business Incubators

The Venture Catalyst Distributed Research Incubation & Venture Engine (DRIVE™) program provides a network of lean, thematically oriented business incubators. DRIVE Network provides UC Davis affiliated startups with access to affordable, mixed office/lab business incubation spaces in close proximity to the campus.

Working Together

Venture Catalyst collaborates frequently with UC Davis stakeholders and resources such as InnovationAccess, the Foundation and Corporate Engagement, and the UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to directly support campus entrepreneurs developing university technology into new, viable ventures.

Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Venture Catalyst works closely with the Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a Center of Excellence at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management. This institute offers several programs that prepare innovators for success, including entrepreneurship academies, mentoring programs, fellowships and the Big Bang! Business Competition.

Available Opportunities

Connect with one of our Venture Catalyst team members to get more information on our programs, explore ways to engage with our startups or to learn about opportunities to partner with us.

Contact Venture Catalyst

For more information on Venture Catalyst and its programs, contact us directly.

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