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Groups of students work around small tables in the Birenbaum room.
LaunchU participants work on market identification and financial projections with guest presenters from Cleveland-based venture capital firm JumpStart, Inc. Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

Oberlin’s entrepreneurship programs connect students with a diverse group of constituents including alumni in a variety of fields, friends of the college, and local specialists in innovation and business. Through experiential learning, cocurricular activities, and expert coaching, students are challenged to hone their intellectual and artistic passions.

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Entrepreneurship News

Startup Weekend Produces Student-Created Ventures

The 2019 LaunchU winners were:

  • First place: 1stStep2Life, awarded $20,000
  • Second place: The Read Read, awarded $15,000
  • Third place: Full Circle Solutions, awarded $5,000

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