A startup community aligning talent, mentors, and capital.
Launch Pad An Engaged and Activated Community A Global Network of World Class Advisors, Investors and Mentors The Hub for Entrepreneurs
Impact185 companies have worked at Launch Pad since 2009, 27 475and 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 leased square feet in New Orleans and beyond.
Impact Shining a spotlight on entrepreneurs,“ Launch Pad, a company that offers low-rent ofﬁce space for high-tech startups, complete with a phone, fax and yoga classes. Its warehoused in a space called the Intellectual Property Building, one of several startup hubs born after the storm. This growing business network, combined with pumped-up state tax breaks, has drawn young entrepreneurs from all over the country — and the world. - All Things Considered - NPR who are creating lasting impact.“ In less than 2 years, we went from concept to a 12-person company, raised our seed round & got customer traction. Launch Pad provided a capital- efﬁcient, low risk way to grow the company • Moved from LA in 2009, launched 2010 • Raised $3,250,000 funding quickly by providing all our infrastructure needs, • Hired staff of 38, average salary of $62,000 letting us focus on the core business. • Leveraging digital media tax credit - Patrick Comer, CEO, Federated Sample
Building the Network In 2013, we are launching the Launch Pad Network. LP.co A global network of workspaces for entrepreneurs and creative professionals. Expanding to new locations and building relationships around the world to share our expertise in building thriving and supportive entrepreneurial communities. • Co-Working Playbook • Workspace & Community Management Software • Worldwide Database of Talent and Creative Professionals • Hosted Events and Event Blueprints
Ecosystem of ActivitiesEntrepreneurial HubLaunch Pad is the center of Meetups Ruby Bayougravity to the growing high- GNOCodegrowth and social Programs Hack Night Google Analyticsentrepreneurship NOLA PHP Afﬁliationsecosystem in New NOLA UX Venture for AmericaOrleans. Agile NOLA Startup America Founders ForumFrom community events Tech Toolsthat take place at Launch Events Angel SalonsPad to conferences that BarCampdraw attendees from all CLASSES HackDat ReliefCamp Volunteerover the country, LaunchPad is the community forenterprising companies. Conferences
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ActivationEvents Year Round Partner Integration Community EngagementWith an annual calendar We value deep integration Launch Pad is the hub of thepacked with great events with our partners that tech and startup communityfrom weekly meetups to leverages the platform in New Orleans and ourworld-class conferences, Launch Pad offers to get you partners will be with us everyLaunch Pad partners are directly in front of the step of the way as as weintegrated into everything we audience you want. From grow the Launch Paddo... and we do a lot! Be hosted lunch n’ learns to network worldwide.present and get your brand in speaking slots at our Partnering with us meansfront of inﬂuencers at all of conferences, we’ll get you deep community engagementthese events. integrated in an effective way. for your brand.
Reach5600 people have attended Launch Pad conferences. 100 In a typical week people work at Launch Pad and 225 attend meetups at Launch Pad. Launch Pad people who are attracts a diverse at the forefront group of talented of tech and social media. Launch Pad is the platform for your brand to reach great people and great companies.