Bring your ideas to life

The Launch Pad is the entrepreneurship center at the University of Miami, where we help you start, build, and scale your startup business.

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Zoom meetings available year-round.

The Launch Pad services are open year-round. If you need help with your startup or business idea, book a meeting with us today to get help. All of our mentoring programs and 1-1 consulting/advising are being held virtually.

Skylab is now closed. If you need a place to work, there are several coworking spaces listed in our resources section. Get more information on the University’s response to Covid-19, please visit the UM Coronavirus page.

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All the help you need

Whether you’ve got an idea on a napkin, or 50 employees and growing, The Launch Pad can help.

1-1 Consulting

The Launch Pad will work with you One on One to help work through your ideas and bring them to life.

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Mentorship Programs

We offer a robust mentorship program where we pair your company with industry experts to help reach your goals

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Comprehensive Workshops

Everything from skill building to scaling, The Launch Pad offers a variety of subjects to teach you how to grow your business.

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Free Co-working

Work on your company in our free co-working space “SkyLab” right on campus.

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Resource Library

Getting started guides, financial modeling samples, how-tos and more.

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Events & Lectures

The Feldman Lecture series brings a bi-annual series of speakers to campus to share their entrepreneurial vision.

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A community of entrepreneurs

The Launch Pad, the entrepreneurship center for the University of Miami, is your resource for connecting with other entrepreneurs in the Hurricane community. Whether you’re a student, an alum, or faculty/staff, we’re here to support your business goals.

Our services are open to all degree seeking undergrad or graduate degree students as well as faculty & staff.

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