Grand Opening: The Blackstone LaunchPad at Texas A&M University


Grand Opening: The Blackstone LaunchPad at Texas A&M University


Fri, April 28, 2017 – 1:30 PM ā€“ 2:30 PM CDT

The University Club, 11th Floor of Rudder Tower, Texas A&M, College Station, TX


Texas A&M University and the Blackstone Charitable Foundation invite you to attend the grand opening of Blackstone LaunchPad at Texas A&M. Join us for an entrepreneurial celebration including remarks, tours of the Blackstone LaunchPad studio and light refreshments!

Through a generous grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, Texas A&M has expanded its entrepreneurship programs to include Blackstone LaunchPad. This program is designed to assist, mentor, and connect students, faculty, staff, and alumni interested in learning about entrepreneurship opportunities at Texas A&M University.

Blackstone LaunchPad brings new and existing Texas A&M entrepreneurship opportunities together under one roof. The program is a communication infrastructure for all Texas A&M entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs regardless of their chosen career path or discipline. At Blackstone LaunchPad, the mission is to emphasize the entrepreneurial mindset of problem-solving and innovation. Entrepreneurship is for everyone.

Texas A&M joins 19 other schools in a global network. For more information on the Blackstone LaunchPad global program, visit


1:00 Registration Begins

1:30 Welcome and Statements

1:40 Keynote

1:50 Elevator Pitches: How entrepreneurship impacted you

2:05 First tour leaves to the Blackstone LaunchPad studio space

2:20 Second tour leaves

2:30 Program ends


Rudder Tower is located next to the Memorial Student Center. University Center Garage and Cain Garage are available for visitor parking.

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