Blackstone LaunchPad pairs students with coaches who help them develop their business ideas. As their ideas mature, Blackstone LaunchPad connects students with experienced entrepreneurs, lawyers, accountants, venture capitalists and others with professional expertise to help bring their businesses to market.
The entrepreneur fills out a profile accessible only to other members of The Launch Pad community.
The entrepreneur describes the new business concept, expected market, competition, and development needs.
The entrepreneur has regular meetings with The LaunchPad staff, who provide advice and networking resources.
The entrepreneur meets with a network of local business leaders from diverse fields to receive mentorship.