UGA Kickstart Fund

The UGA Kickstart Fund is a student-managed initiative that provides seed privately-funded, capital grants to UGA students and faculty to support the launch or growth of a venture. Apply today to become an associate of the Kickstart Fund. From interacting with student companies to managing and considering investments, this organization offers a lot of hands-on and valuable experience that can propel students in any career.

The mission of the UGA Kickstart Fund is as follows: To promote interconnectivity amongst the University of Georgia and the greater Athens community, to provide unique and stimulating educational experiences to the members of the fund, and help promote Athens and the University of Georgia as entrepreneurial hubs on a regional and national scale. The Fund is composed of seven partners and 5-9 associates who review all student and faculty startups seeking seed grant money. The grants typically range in size from $1,000 to $5,000. A program of this nature equips tomorrow’s leaders with the skills necessary to run revenue-generating companies.

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