Inside The LaunchPad
The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University connects the campus innovation ecosystem with a global network that provides support for aspiring entrepreneurs.
The LaunchPad is supported through seed funding from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, and is part of a global network located at 24 universities around the world. The versatile LaunchPad “glass cube” is located on the main floor of Bird Library. Its flex space can be used for ideation workshops, team and mentor meetings, co-working, networking events, coaching and training sessions, venture demos and product launches, as well as other collaborative activities.
The LaunchPad program can be applied to for-profit and non-profit enterprises, and can be used to facilitate innovation within existing organizations, as well as new venture development.
Our Core Values
Valuing diversity and inclusion in words and actions
"How Do I Get Started?"
Come to an event. There are numerous opportunities to connect at events we hold each month. The event calendar is on this website.
Consider following the LaunchPad's page on LinkedIn, connecting with mentors, alumni and more.
Email us for a meeting at LaunchPad@syr.edu.
Drop by the LaunchPad on the first floor of Bird Library, and meet with a Rubin Family Innovation Mentor or Global Fellow.