A startup community aligning talent, mentors, and capital.Tuesday, January 15, 13
Launch Pad An Engaged and Activated Community A Global Network of World Class Advisors, Investors and Mentors The Hub for EntrepreneursTuesday, January 15, 13
Impact 185 companies have worked at Launch Pad since 2009, 27 475 and at Launch Fest and pitch events companies have presented to investors, raising $108,000,000 in investment capital. (GitHub raised $100mil.) Of those companies 12 have graduated from Launch Pad, 145 and they now employ people, 28,000 and have leasedTuesday, January 15, 13 square feet in New Orleans and beyond.
Ecosystem of Activities Entrepreneurial Hub Launch Pad is the center of Meetups Ruby Bayou gravity to the growing high- GNOCode growth and social Programs Hack Night Google Analytics entrepreneurship NOLA PHP Afﬁliations ecosystem in New NOLA UX Venture for America Orleans. Agile NOLA Startup America Founders Forum From community events Tech Tools that take place at Launch Events Angel Salons Pad to conferences that BarCamp draw attendees from all CLASSES HackDat ReliefCamp Volunteer over the country, Launch Pad is the community for enterprising companies. ConferencesTuesday, January 15, 13
Aligning the NOLA Ecosystem Entrepreneurial Season Post-Season East Coast West Coast WinterCamp SXSW Launch Fest Demo Day Demo Day New Orleans Entrepreneur Week Capital Pitch ay arct r b Jun Ap Fe Jul MO MTuesday, January 15, 13
Application Process Jan 15 NETWORK FOUNDERS INVESTORS MENTORS Applications due Mar 15 angel.co/launchpad Mar 22 NOEW May 2 LAUNCH FESTTuesday, January 15, 13
The Program •6 weeks - March 25 - May 2 (+ NY, SF travel) •Weekly schedule of sessions @ Launch Pad •Curriculum with events led by mentors •Ofﬁce hours by mentors •Pitch practice •National network of mentors & investors •3% warrantTuesday, January 15, 13
Timeline •1/15 - Applications open •2/22-21 - WinterCamp - Invite conference •3/8-12 - SXSW •3/15 - Applications close •3/22 - NOEW Pitches •3/25 - Program start •5/2 - Launch Fest •May - June - Fundraising events in NY/SVTuesday, January 15, 13
Who should apply? •Multiple co-founders •Balanced team - hacker & hustler •Functional product •Scalable businesses - high-growth •Businesses we can impact - primarily tech •Angel investment before Launch FestTuesday, January 15, 13
The Program Applications open Jan 15- March 15 •Apply early - rolling acceptances •Apply on AngelList or NOEW nomination angel.co/launchpad @launchpadTuesday, January 15, 13
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