Become an ACE

The ANTrepreneur Center External Committee (ACE) is a dedicated group of volunteers comprised of alumni, business executives, and community leaders with a shared commitment to increasing experiential education and opportunities for all UCI students interested in entrepreneurship.

Be part of our Corporate Circle

Benefits of ANTrepreneur Center Corporate Circle Membership includes access to entrepreneurial-focused students with representation from all schools on campus.

Join the Founder's Board

The UCI ANTrepreneur Center Founder’s Circle is an exclusive group of community and business leaders dedicated to investing in students’ entrepreneurial journeys and making UCI a recognized leader in student exploration and innovation.

Seeking Guest Speakers

With multiple professional development topics each quarter, we want to connect our students with your stories and experience.

The ANTrepreneur Center is an open door to any student on campus curious about entrepreneurship. Through an immersive and engaging experience, students are offered resources and support to guide them from ideation to creation to the building of an entrepreneurial mindset. The lifelong skills our students develop lead to success after graduation whether they join a startup, start their own business, or pursue a more traditional career.

But we can’t do it alone.

Consider becoming a partner and join our journey. 

Founder’s Circle

By becoming a member of the Founder’s Circle, you can help cultivate student leaders and share the transformative power of skilled, innovative, and prepared graduates with your community. As a Founder’s Circle member, you also deepen your impact and learning by joining our diverse ANTrepreneur Center students in engaging experiences throughout the year.

Corporate Circle

Benefits of ANTrepreneur Center Corporate Circle Membership includes opportunities to engage as speakers, judges, and mentors, or participate in other exciting interactive experiences. It also affords the opportunity to name a student startup award and gets you access to UCI faculty and campus leadership.

External Committee 

Members support program engagement and the development of fundraising opportunities. Members are expected to actively participate in four full ACE Committee meetings per year + two subcommittee meetings and provide advice and input to ANTrepreneur Center leadership in key areas.

Call For Speakers

If you want to share your wisdom and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs, then consider being a guest speaker at our weekly professional development workshops in our Anteater to AntLEADER Speaker Series.