Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars Service Changes

Published March 18, 2020

Catch ya on the cloud!

Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars has no upcoming in-person events at this time. See below for virtual services.

Venture Coaching

  • Venture coaching and expert hours will continue as usual by appointment via a virtual format. 
  • Sign up for your appointments as you always have!
  • You'll find the virtual credentials needed to log on in the meeting request emailed to you once you schedule an appointment. 



  • All remaining Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars competitions for the spring semester are canceled. 
  • The Henry A. Panasci Business Plan Competition finalists will still be announced as scheduled on Wednesday, March 25. The LIVE finals competition is postponed until the fall semester of 2020. 
  • The NYS Business Plan Competition has announced their move to a virtual experience; regional organizers for the WNY Student 2 Biz Challenge qualifier are still in discussions and an announcement is forthcoming. The original deadline has been moved to this Friday, March 20.

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