Bring your ideas to life
The Launch Pad helps you start, build, and scale your business.
Whether you’ve got an idea on a napkin, or 50 employees and growing, The Launch Pad can help.
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.
Whether you’re creating an idea, or building the next big cloud infrastructure, or scaling your business, The Launch Pad can help.
We can help you take your idea from a napkin to a full fledged business model and eventually to a revenue generating company. We’ll give you frameworks and ideas on how to improve and refine your ideas and the business models associated with them.
The fundamental aspect of your business is whether or not it can be built into a sustainable business. Come by our office or schedule a meeting and we can help you build your business model.
Design Thinking is an iterative process in which we seek to understand the user, challenge assumptions, and redefine problems in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions that might not be instantly apparent with our initial level of understanding. At the same time, Design Thinking provides a solution-based approach to solving problems. It is a way of thinking and working as well as a collection of hands-on methods.