WHAT IS BLACKSTONE LAUNCHPAD...

 

Blackstone LaunchPad at UAlbany is a program designed to help drive economic development in communities around University at Albany. Our program increases the likelihood that students remain and develop their ideas with the region and prepare students to enter the modern workforce with a flexible, entrepreneurial mindset.

 
 

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GET INVOLVED

Blackstone Launchpad at UAlbany provides support through a collaborative work environment, advice from experienced professionals in Entrepreneurship and networking opportunities. The goal of our program is to help develop and navigate startups toward a path of success. With industry experts here to help, Blackstone Launchpad creates a window of opportunity for all UAlbany students, staff and alumni looking to turn their ideas into reality.


 
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START SOMETHING!

 

Launchpad is for both novices and experienced entrepreneurs. We have the tools and the  resources you need to turn your idea into reality:

 
 
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NETWORKING

Take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the community by sharing knowledge and expanding ideas with teammates who share the same passion

COACHING

Meet with experienced coaches to
help you develop and form a basic concept and understand the road map to successfully execute it. 

 

  1:1 MENTORSHIP

Collaborate with mentors and coaches to learn more about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and explore viable career paths in entrepreneurship  

 
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RESOURCES/DEALS

      Great resources and exclusive deals, from software to online courses. to help you get started

ONLINE TOOLS

Use specialized applications and tool to help your startup get off the ground

 

WEEKLY WORDS OF INSPIRATION

It’s important to be willing to make mistakes. The worst thing that can happen is you become memorable
— Sara Blakely, Founder, Spanx Inc.

 

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