Blackstone LaunchPad

Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars helps students at The University of Texas Permian Basin succeed in entrepreneurship and their careers. Open to all students and recent alumni in all majors, the campus-based Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars enables participants to access mentoring, grow their network, and access the resources to accelerate their business success.

Accessible to over 700,000 college students per year, LaunchPad is designed to complement existing on-campus entrepreneurship resources, coordinate off-campus opportunities for schools and students to expand their reach, and convene students and staff at world-class events leveraging our industry-leading mentors, networks, and brands.

Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars was developed as part of the Blackstone Charitable Foundation's Entrepreneurship Initiative, modeled after a successful program at the University of Miami, and is powered by Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed.