Walsh College

Entrepreneurs Wanted - Walsh College LaunchPad

  • 2015 "Make It Better" Competition

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  • 5th Annual Walshpreneur Fair: Nov. 16, 2015

  • Entrepreneur You Competition

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  • Venture Coach Meetups

  • Picasso's Grapevine Open for Business!

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Do you have a new business idea? Would you like free advice developing your business plan? Would you like to start your own company someday? Are you looking for access to industry experts and investors? Join the Walsh College LaunchPad today!

Walsh College LaunchPad provides free mentoring service to current students, faculty/staff or degreed alumni. View the video below for an overview of the LaunchPad program. 

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Member News





Mark Lee of Small Talk Radio interviews Carol Glynn and Bill Volz about LaunchPad

Mark Lee of Small Talk Radio interviews Walsh College  LaunchPad member Denise Kulak  

Walsh College LaunchPad members Julie Andreae of Secure Beginnings, LLC and Jason Beale of RegainGo.com were guests on Startup Nation Radio

LaunchPad Directors, Carol Glynn from Walsh College and Bill Volz from WSU, are featured on Channel 7's Spotlight on the News.

Current News: 
LaunchPad venture Secure Beginnings triples its sales

Free program offers credit help to small businesses

The Work Inc featured in The Oakland Press                   
Chief Marketer Digital Magazine available here

7 Walsh College LaunchPad ventures are the 2014 Best of MichBusinesses                  
Picasso's Grapevine in the news
Ruma Organics in The Macomb Daily                                            
Passion for Movies Leads to Entrepreneurial Success Online

Current Events: 
Leadership-You Classes begin September 10

Applications OPEN for Dolphin Tank & Entrepreneur YOU
Business Plan and Pitch Competition

Applications for NEIdeas: Rewarding Ideas for Business Growth are OPEN!

Applications for the 2015 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest are OPEN!

Upcoming Bizdom Events 

Upcoming Coding and Bootcamp Classes at Grand Circus        
Current Meetups in Southeast Michigan
Webinar: Why You're Not Winning Online
Thurs., July 30, 2015; 2:00pm-3:00pm, Virtual

CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation
Wed., Aug. 12, 2015; 9:00am-11:00am, Waterford

Entrepreneurial events/workshops sponsored by Advantage Oakland
and Oakland County's One Stop Shop Business Center

Explore the features on Startgrid Detroit

SBA Learning Center       

SBA Webinar: How Social Media can Help your Business Succeed
View webinar here

GLEQ Calendar of Events and Opportunities
FREE Small Business Taxes Virtual Workshop

Upcoming Walsh Institute Class Offerings