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Mentorship Programs

Long-term and hands on mentorship

Programs to help you succeed.

Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, The Launch Pad offers mentorship programs to help solidify your skillset, strengthen your confidence, and expand your knowledge base. Our programs are open to all clients of The Launch Pad.

Women Making Moves

Women Making Moves aims to build a support program for this largely underrepresented and underserved population. WMM offers mentorship, resources, and a collaborative environment where women can thrive and grow in their businesses. WMM provides women entrepreneurs with a platform through which they can connect, build relationships, and take their business leadership skills to the next level.


Program Highlights

  • Improve confidence
  • Collaborate in a safe environment
  • Strengthen public speaking skills
  • Gain strategies to market yourself

MVP Showcase

The Launch Pad’s MVP Showcase is an event for entrepreneurs in all stages to promote their venture to an audience. Take advantage of free coaching and guidance on capitalizing on an opportunity and take your business to the next level. Registration is required to participate and reserve a table.


Program Highlights

  • Receive 1-on-1 coaching
  • Network with other entrepreneurs
  • Gain publicity within the UM community
  • Marketing and branding guidance

Hurricane Innovation Prize

We’re looking for the greatest student-led innovation created at the University of Miami. This innovation can be an invention or a prototype. Most of all, it needs to be new, unique and intended to solve a real-world problem. And importantly, it needs to be led by students.


Program Highlights

  • Network with entrepreneurs
  • Earn cash prizes
  • Compete against other ventures
  • Travel to a national competition


The Launch Pad’s office creates a modern environment for entrepreneurs to collaborate on their ventures. Our co-working program allows students to register during set hours to utilize our co-working space.


Program Highlights

  • Improved productivity
  • Collaboration space
  • Comfortable work environment
  • Internet access


The Launch Pad hosts a variety of competitions throughout the year. Compete against other startups, network, and win prizes to help advance your venture. If you are interested in being notified about our upcoming competitions, fill out the interest form.


Join The Launch Pad

  • Completely free
  • Receive 1-on-1 support for your venture
  • Access to mentorship programs
  • Learn to scale your ideas