Rasoully integrated what he learned at the University at Albany and Albany Launchpad to create his own product and brand, Spin Sauce. Once he graduated, he wanted to partner up with university auxiliary services and be able to sell his sauce through different venues on campus. What resulted was something much better, the Halal Shack. Tara Fitzpatrick, writer for Food Management, wrote an incredible article on Rasoully and his success. Click here to read more.
The Mash Card, a student founded and run company, wins the second annual Business Plan Competition hosted by Blackstone Launchpad at UAlbany. M.A.S.H (Make All Students Happy) is a startup company with their mission statement written right into the company name. They're doing big things on campus and they're planning to expand outward to other college communities. Keep your eyes out for them!
Blackstone Launchpad hosts an annual Business Plan Competition that displays some of the innovative ideas that students have to offer as they pursue a path in entrepreneurship. Learn more about our First Annual Business Plan Competition winner, Tony Hoang, and where he is now and how far he has taken his company since this Spring 2016 win.