PhilaU’s New LaunchPad Will Support Student Entrepreneurs: Keystone Edge

PhilaU’s new Blackstone LaunchPad offers coaching, mentoring and other resources to help support student entrepreneurs with businesses at all stages of development, Keystone Edge reported May 22.  The LauchPad program, part of a $3 million grant with Temple University and University City Science Center, builds on PhilaU’s “unique approach to innovation education by providing our students a coaching program tailored to their entrepreneurial needs,” said Zoe Selzer McKinley, executive director of the program.  PhilaU students developing businesses including a surfboard and snowboard company, sustainability app, baseball equipment and fashion firm have sought advice from PhilaU’s LaunchPad since its opening.

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