|Description||Startup accelerator in Santa Monica, CA|
Launchpad LA is a startup accelerator in Santa Monica, CA.
They offer each accepted company a $100,000 investment, free office space in the heart of Santa Monica (one block from the beach) for four months, a ton of perks and discounts, and most importantly, access to a massive network of mentors, advisors, and investors.
In 2012, Launchpad LA invested in 18 companies, 17 of which raised outside capital – over $30 million combined. Launchpad LA is ranked the #5 accelerator in the United States by Forbes, has the highest median funding rate of any accelerator in the world according to Seed-DB, and is described by PandoDaily as “the top accelerator in Southern California.”
Launchpad LA was founded as a mentorship organization in 2009 with the goal of helping talented local entrepreneurs build relationships, get funded, and grow while remaining in Southern California.
|MFive Labs (Listn)||11/2013||Seed||$500k||4|
|ADOMIC (formerly YieldMetrics)||1/2013||Seed||$1.7M||9|