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 Meetup

  • 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: 
Free program offers credit help to small businesses

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

7 Blackstone 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

Blackstone LaunchPad:  Training Michigan's Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Current Events:                                                       
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                        
Tech248 Southeast District Meet-Up
Thurs., May 21, 2015; 3:30pm-5:30pm, Troy

YouTube for Business 101
Tues., May 26, 2015; 9:00am-10am, Sterling Hgts

Capital Raise Meetup
Tues., June 2, 2015; 9:30am-11:00am, Sterling Hgts

Free Webinar: Business Succession Planning
Wed., July 8, 2015; 12:00pm-1:00pm, Virtual

Maker-Faire Detroit
July 25-26, 2015; 9:30am-6:00pm, Dearborn

Explore the features on Startgrid Detroit

A variety of  SBA entrepreneurial info

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 

Open Source Meetings - Website experts speak!