The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars 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. 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.
Entrepreneurial activity is often crucial in the growth of successful businesses, industries, and communities. Built on a platform of entrepreneurship, Blackstone and Techstars believe in investing in enterprises that have the potential to stimulate economic opportunity and provide value.
To secure an entrepreneurial culture within the Montana University System community.
Inspire pursuits of passion.
Empower experiential entrepreneurship.
Catalyze innovative, collaborative community.
Encourage diverse participation.
Commit to long-term impact.