March 11, 2020
Women’s suffrage is recognized, the Arts and Sciences Orchestra performs, entrepreneurs pitch business ideas for prizes, and a podcasting/journalism rockstar shares his recipe for success.
May 22, 2019
Ryan Gleeson ’19 and Andrew Sugarman ’19, founders of PWR Technology, won first place in the Northeast Ohio Regional LaunchTown competition.
March 24, 2017
Three teams of entrepreneurs were awarded a total of $45,000 during the LaunchU pitch competition on Saturday, March 4. The program stewards Oberlin students, alumni, faculty, and staff entrepreneurs through business-model innovation curriculum and prepares them to launch a venture.
January 30, 2013
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Alumnus Tom Kelley ’77 , recognized globally as an expert on innovation, gave the keynote address for the inaugural LaunchU Accelerator Pitch Competition on January 26. Five groups of entrepreneurs won Venture Development Awards during the competition.
January 22, 2013
Oberlin’s first annual LaunchU, featuring 15 ventures from current students and alumni, culminates on Saturday with a series of events that are free and open to the public and which include a talk about nurturing innovation by IDEO general manager Tom Kelley ’77.