The Blackstone LaunchPad at UCI is the premier resource for UC Irvine's vast and growing ANTrepreneur community. As a part of the Division of Undergraduate Education, the Blackstone LaunchPad is dedicated to assisting ANTrepreneurs in becoming successful through education, consultation, mentorship, and access to resources.
Blackstone LaunchPad 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.