Upstart Alpha is a start-up accelerator program of the University of Alaska Center for Business Development. Entrepreneurs can learn business skills and find mentors through the virtual program. Learn more here. This program is designed to help business start-ups.
Over the last decade, startups in Alaska consistently added 4,000 to 6,000 jobs to the economy each year. Firms that are aged five years or younger accounted for 89% of Alaska’s net employment growth in the private sector.