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The Blackstone LaunchPad at the University of Montana helps students, alumni, faculty, and staff turn their ideas, skill and passions into real world businesses and non-profit organizations.

If you have an idea, want to come up with an idea, be part of a startup team, be a mentor, or simply stay informed,
there is a place for you at the Blackstone LaunchPad at the University of Montana.

P.S.  Feel free to stop by the Blackstone LaunchPad, on the second floor UC above the bookstore, to say hello, check out our cool workspace, learn more about how we can help you, and maybe get a free T-shirt.


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Blackstone LaunchPad at the University of Montana is a co-curricular, experiential, campus program designed to introduce entrepreneurship as a viable career path and develop entrepreneurial skills and mindsets through individualized coaching, ideation and venture creation support. Developed as part of the Blackstone Charitable Foundation's Entrepreneurship Initiative, the program is currently available to over 350,000 students on 15 campuses in six regions across the country. Influenced by the enterprising heritage of Blackstone and its founders, the Blackstone Charitable Foundation is directing the firm's resources and intellectual capital to support entrepreneurship nationwide and globally.

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Contact Info:

Suite 249, University Center
32 Campus Dr
Missoula, MT 59812