The LaunchPad & Techstars network helps students succeed in entrepreneurship and in their careers. Available to over 750,00 students globally, Launchpad & Techstars is designed to support and mentor students, staff and alumni – regardless of major, experience or discipline.

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Companies | 9,070
Participants | 234,204
Funds Raised | $312 Million
Revenue | $101.5 Million
Blackstone Launchpad & Techstars provides students and schools with

1:1 Mentorship

Free and confidential coaching for individuals or startups at any stage and in any industry. Access to advisors and mentors in the Techstars and Blackstone networks.


Shared knowledge and best practices, job postings, and access to find team members across the global network.


Curated content and exclusive offers to help you get started. Training, templates, software, and web services for all stages of the startup life cycle.

Global Programming

Gathering exceptional student entrepreneurs at premier, signature events.

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