UC accepts equity in companies under two programs: 1) through licensing transactions; 2) as compensation for access to UC facilities or for startup acceleration and incubation services. All equity is held in the name of the Regents and is managed by the Office of the Chief Investment Officer.

Accepting Equity for Services DOC

Guidelines on accepting and managing equity in return for access to UC facilities and/or services

Frequently Asked Questions PDF

These FAQs address general questions about UC's guidelines on accepting equity for services or facility use.

Accepting Equity through Licensing

This document outlines UC policy for accepting equity when licensing UC technology.