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Celebrate Black History Month at Afropreneurship Fri, Feb 24 at Bird Library
January 26, 2023

Celebrate Black History Month at Afropreneurship Fri, Feb 24 at Bird Library

Join Syracuse University’s Blackstone LaunchPad on Friday, February 24 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, first floor of Bird Library, for Afropreneurship, a celebration of
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Justin Gluska ’23 publishes ChatGPT Promptbook, hosts authors talk luncheon in the LaunchPad on February 8
January 25, 2023

Justin Gluska ’23 publishes ChatGPT Promptbook, hosts authors talk luncheon in the LaunchPad on February 8

Justin Gluska ’23 (College of Engineering and Computer Science), LaunchPad digital innovation team specialist, LaunchPad webmaster and Posse Scholar, has just published his first book, “The ChatGPT Promptbook.” He will
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Syracuse University Blackstone Launchpad to host office hours improve your pitch presentation
January 23, 2023

Syracuse University Blackstone Launchpad to host office hours improve your pitch presentation

Judy “JB” McEnany will join the Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad for office hours to help student entrepreneurs improve their pitch and presentation skills starting February 2 from 1:00 – 3:00
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Innovation Law Center Office Hours for LaunchPad Startups Spring 23′
January 20, 2023

Innovation Law Center Office Hours for LaunchPad Startups Spring 23′

Need help understanding how to protect ideas or creative works? Confused about patents, trademarks and copyrights?  Join the Innovation Law Center Office Hours for LaunchPad Office Hours this spring at
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Alesandra (Sasha) Temerte ’23 named as 2022-23 Luise and Morton Kaish Fellow
December 15, 2022

Alesandra (Sasha) Temerte ’23 named as 2022-23 Luise and Morton Kaish Fellow

Through the philanthropic gift of Syracuse University alumni and prominent artists Luise ’46, G’51 and Morton Kaish ’49, the Kaish Fellowship program was established in 2021. The program provides funding for undergraduate students
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Rob Goldblatt ’23 takes streetwear to a new level of fashion
December 5, 2022

Rob Goldblatt ’23 takes streetwear to a new level of fashion

When you first meet Rob Goldblatt, you can’t help but notice his sense of style. His dedication to clothing is visible through his personal sense of fashion, and also through
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Join Upstate Founders, a new network for student startups, with applications due by December 10
December 3, 2022

Join Upstate Founders, a new network for student startups, with applications due by December 10

Imagine how much easier entrepreneurship would be if you could brainstorm ideas, get help when you feel stuck, meet others who are on the same journey, inspire each other to
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Student innovators can access $25,000 in grant funding to bring big ideas to market through VentureWell
December 3, 2022

Student innovators can access $25,000 in grant funding to bring big ideas to market through VentureWell

Do you have an idea that can change the world? Each year, VentureWell awards over $800,000 in non-dilutive E-Team grants to early-stage student innovation teams that develop scalable innovations which aim to
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Become a NYBPC student ambassador for Upstate Capital
December 3, 2022

Become a NYBPC student ambassador for Upstate Capital

Upstate Capital is looking for the top entrepreneurial students at each college and university across New York State to become New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) student ambassadors.  Being selected
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Applications open for the iSchool’s RvD iPrize featuring $20,000 in prizes
December 3, 2022

Applications open for the iSchool’s RvD iPrize featuring $20,000 in prizes

The School of Information Studies (iSchool), with the support of Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University Libraries, is now accepting applications for the Raymond von Dran (RvD) iPrize Competition and the
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Legendary Popcycle pop up returns to the LaunchPad on the last day of classes, December 9, just in time to wrap up the semester in style
December 2, 2022

Legendary Popcycle pop up returns to the LaunchPad on the last day of classes, December 9, just in time to wrap up the semester in style

Need a last day of class pick me up?  How about some new pieces of fashion in your closet for the holidays and winter break? Visit the legendary Popcycle pop
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Tech visionary Sai Krishna Bolla G ’23 drives innovation through intellectual and entrepreneurial passion
December 2, 2022

Tech visionary Sai Krishna Bolla G ’23 drives innovation through intellectual and entrepreneurial passion

Sai Krishna Bolla G ’23 is a serial entrepreneur who has been nominated as one of the Top 50 Tech Visionaries in the World, and is the published author with
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