LaunchU Reunion

LaunchU Reunion

Join us for the LaunchU reunion! We will be holding a LaunchU venture showcase, a reunion reception, and the 2015 LaunchU Keynote Address. Times TBA.

Oberlin LaunchU Los Angeles Connector Event – Monday, Nov 24

Join us for the FIRST LaunchU Connector event in Los Angeles! Join us for the FIRST LaunchU Connector event in Los Angeles! Monday, November 24 6 – 8 PM Hosted by 2014 LaunchU Pitch Competition winner Chai Energy CEO, Cole Hershkowitz ’11 and One World, One Rope founder and 2009 Creativity & Leadership Fellow, Mike Fry ’09 at Chai Energy in the LA Cleantech Incubator 411 S. Hewitt Street Los Angeles, CA 90013 R.S.V.P.  HERE OBERLIN LAUNCHU ACCELERATOR AND PITCH COMPETITION APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NOV. 21 Start your application and then attend the event to get an edge. Your application deadline will be extended to Nov. 25 www.oclaunchu.com/apply Want to learn more about LaunchU from our 2014 winner Cole Herskowitz and Oberlin social entrepreneur Mike Fry ’09 founder of One World, One Rope? Starting a new venture? Running your own business, arts ensemble, or social impact venture? Playing a trailblazing role or innovating for an established organization? Looking for funding, talent or resources? Or, simply want to learn about Oberlin’s groundbreaking entrepreneurship program? Join us! About LaunchU LaunchU is a unique platform for Launching, Advising, and Investing in a full spectrum of startup ventures. Launched in 2012 as a partnership between Oberlin College, its Alumni, Families, and Partners, LaunchU evolved out of Oberlin’s signature Creativity & Leadership program.

LaunchU provides resources, training, advisors, connections, and “investment capital” of all types – intellectual, technological, financial, philanthropic, and relationship-focused – to help start, accelerate, and grow student, alumni, and faculty ventures. This year, we are working with ventures spanning science & technology, energy and environmental sustainability, food and agriculture, healthcare / medicine,...

Bay Area LaunchU CONNECTOR Event at Lucid

Our Next Bay Area Oberlin Entrepreneurship gathering will be held on Tuesday November, 18, 2014 from 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 pm hosted by Vladi Shunturov ’05 and his team at Lucid Design http://www.luciddesigngroup.com 304 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94607...
LaunchU Application Help Session

LaunchU Application Help Session

Have questions? Need help with your LaunchU application? Just getting started? Trying to perfect your application? Sit down with students who’ve successfully completed LaunchU, and the Creativity & Leadership staff. The LaunchU Accelerator is an intensive, three-week long winter term program designed to help participants create the change they want to see in the world through entrepreneurship, broadly defined. Now in its third year,  Oberlin’s annual startup accelerator, bootcamp & pitch competition is for current students, faculty and alumni launching or growing all types of ventures, including: Tech Startups Social Impact Ventures Arts Organizations Local Businesses Innovative Projects Participants  will compete for $50,000 in support of their venture in addition to expert coaching and practical support. Please feel free to reach out to us at creativity@oberlin.edu or 440/775-8567 with questions and for general support. We look forward to making this a collaborative process. Ready? Launch your...