Blackstone LaunchPad at Kent State promotes entrepreneurship as a viable career path. Through meetings, mentoring, workshops and events LaunchPad helps Kent State students, faculty/staff and alumni to create new businesses or grow existing start-ups in Northeast Ohio.
Funding for this program is made possible through The Blackstone Charitable Foundation and The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. These foundations have a commitment to invest in organizations and institutions that foster entrepreneurship, creating job growth and economic activity.
Meet some of Kent State University's entrepreneurs here!
What is LaunchPad exactly?
Who: Kent State Students, Faculty/Staff and Alumni from the entire Kent State regional network.
What: Ideas, inventions, nonprofits, businesses
Why: Entrepreneurship advice and business help