Grand Opening of SkyLab

Samantha Burkart Co-Founder, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Networking, News

The Launch Pad has been committed to advocating and supporting startups on the University of Miami campus. It has been clear that a collaborative space where clients could work out of would be needed. With the financial support of our gracious donor. We were able to find a space and offer this essential resource to the CANE community. We wanted …

August – Startup Book of the Month

Sea Amundsen Books, Entrepreneurship, Founders, News

Read Length – 1 week Type of Audience – Beginner Rating – 4 stars Category – Idea stage (Ideation), Prototyping, Minimal Viable Product (MVP) Well written and direct, this book lays out how to plan and start a side hustle that won’t cost a lot of money but can provide a reliable income. This isn’t for those looking for inspiration …

ReVIve Impact Competition Winners

Launch Pad Co-Founder, Entrepreneurship, Founders, News

The Launch Pad at the University of Miami Announces the Conclusion of the 2018 ReVIve USVI Economic Impact Competition   Miami, Florida, June 13, 2018. The University of Miami & The Prior Family Foundation are pleased to announce the conclusion of the inaugural ReVIve USVI Economic Impact Competition. Participants from all over the United States and its territories submitted ideas …

Our new Director and Assistant Director!

Launch Pad Employee, Entrepreneurship, Founders, News

With excitement, we’d like to welcome the newest additions to The Launch Pad team, Director, Brian Breslin, and Assistant Director, Maria Derchi Russo! Brian is a native Miamian and has been an entrepreneur for practically his entire life. He is credited with founding Florida’s most significant tech and startup community, Refresh Miami, as well as a series of other tech …