SmartZone Holds LaunchPad Information Session

The Innovate Marquette SmartZone is sponsoring an informational night for its new fall session of LaunchPad for campus and community members who may want to pursue an idea for a new business startup. The "no commitment" session will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Erie Room of the University Center.  

The following text was provided by Innovate Marquette SmartZone:

Do you have the next big idea? LaunchPad is one of the first steps that the Innovate Marquette SmartZone offers start-up founders and entrepreneurs in the way of support programs that can help take your good ideas and help you to turn them into potentially great business opportunities. 

LaunchPad provides the perfect setting for entrepreneurs and founder teams to grow their ideas into real businesses. Think of this as an entrepreneurs boot camp, where we take you beyond just books and theories, by providing a systematic, hands-on approach to help flesh out your idea utilizing qualified business coaches as well as experienced professionals from within our community who act as your teachers and mentors. Entrepreneurs and founders will learn by doing, exploring the operations, marketing strategies and funding efforts needed to launch an idea and grow it into a business. 

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