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Supercharge your startup journey

We aggregate all the resources you need as an entrepreneur so you don't have to. Find everything from successful startups, exclusive jobs, tech events, and more.

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Startups by school


What is unistart?

Startups Database

Search our public directory of user-submitted startup data organized by university. Built to unleash the strength of alumni connections. Filter by industry, stage of development, and hiring status. Includes up-to-date information on funding, team, and product.

Hiring and Recruiting

We place top talent in jobs in startups and venture capital. A range of roles and industries are offered, from early-stage startups to established companies. Need help finding your first hires? Submit your job description and we'll get back in 24 hours. Looking for a startup job? Drop your resume to be included in our talent network.


Our team has a wealth of early stage startup experience across developing apps, growth marketing, product management, saas sales, tech consulting, and early-stage venture capital. We love doing whatever we can to supercharge the startups we believe in, including: fundraising support, headhunting, and go-to-market consulting. We'd love to learn about what you're building! Book a call with our team!

Frequently Asked Questions

unistart started at the University of Southern California, our alma mater. Despite the numerous entrepreneurship-focused clubs at USC, it was challenging to connect with fellow founders after graduation. There isn't a centralized directory of all the startups founded by USC founders, so we wanted to fill this gap and show people that career paths in entrepreneurship are possible. We made a public database of a hundred startups launched by USC founders. From there, we embarked on a journey to solve various other problems in university entrepreneurship communities, such as recruiting and getting early users.

We crowdsource a lot of our data. People can add their startup to the database by filling out a quick 2 minute form. We then manually verify each entry to ensure that we display the most accurate information.

100%! We welcome all kinds of help to make unistart the go-to entrepreneurship platform for communities at schools. You can support the site by helping us crowdsource more info, spread awareness, or build company partnerships. Feel free to email us at hello@unistart.io with any inquiries.

Absolutely. Please fill out this form, and we will get back to you within 24 hours.