Syracuse University

The Blackstone LaunchPad is Syracuse University's Innovation Hub -- open to all faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are interested in exploring ideas, creative entrepreneurship, and venture development.

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SERVICES

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COMPETITIONS

Campus challenges, as well as national, state and regional business plan competitions that provide opportunities for students from across the network to connect and innovate.

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NETWORKING

Events that build an innovation infrastructure, bringing together entrepreneurs, researchers, investors and funders, as well as technical service providers.

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COWORKING

Campus-wide accessibility to open coworking space, specialized applications and tools to help get startups off the ground and scale, with a focus on inclusive entrepreneurship.

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COACHING

One-on-one mentoring that cultivates entrepreneurial thinking and problem solving for both non-profit and for-profit businesses of any size and industry.

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WORKSHOPS

Technical assistance programs that build competence through experiential learning, and referral to highly ranked Syracuse University entrepreneurship education programs.

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CONNECTIONS

Regional, national and global connections to university programs and venture leaders to share best practices, engage with successful entrepreneurs, and find network partners.

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IMPACT

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library places entrepreneurship at the center of academic life, connecting Syracuse University's innovation ecosystem with a global network that provides support for aspiring entrepreneurs. We've seen great success since our launch in April 2016.

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GLOBAL REACH

Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad students come from 78 countries, and are future global business and civic leaders.

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Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University

The Tech Garden's LX Design Manager @cemoriarty is part of Syracuse University's Ask the Experts series for entrepreneurs at @blackstonelaunchpad! Once a month, SU students and alumni can catch her on a Friday from 3-4 PM. Otherwise, you can always connect with her down at The Tech Garden. 🙃 ... See MoreSee Less

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Excited that our very own ⁦@sparkcharge⁩ will be part of the lineup for this $5 million competition ⁦@forty3north⁩ ⁦@LaunchPadSYR⁩ ⁦@BlackstoneEI⁩ powered by ⁦@techstars⁩ https://t.co/jlGmImhbiX

.@EngineeringSU students Kayla Simon ’19 & Elizabeth Tarangelo ’19, co-founders of the In-Spire wearable asthma inhaler, have been selected for the prestigious Medical Device Innovation Challenge accelerator program. https://t.co/ZqQzP97iko

Hack Upstate XII is just two weeks ago!! Sign up today! https://t.co/pUrSzAP1Ci #hackupstate #codelocal

Congratulations to Quadrant Biosciences on being awarded a $2 Million NIH Grant for Novel Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnostic Assay!
Check out the full story: https://t.co/v723p2aaFb