Our startup programs are open to applications from all Cal-affiliated founders — including students, alumni, post-docs and faculty. We look forward to learning more about what you’re building.

The House Residency

The House Residency is an accelerator program providing Berkeley startups with what they need, when they need it. If you’re a Cal-affiliated founder looking for the resources to take your startup to the next level, the Residency program is for you. You can learn more about our newly announced AI Accelerator here

Applications for The House Residency closed on March 23rd! Late applications will be accepted for a short period of time. 

The House Fund

The House Fund invests in Berkeley’s top student, faculty, and alumni startups.

Note that if you apply to The House Residency, you don’t need to contact The House Fund separately.

Are you a student looking to engage with the community? Check out our student opportunities here.

Have a question? Check to see if we answer it here, and if not feel free to shoot us an email at

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