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A track record of success

Falmouth Launchpad is a unique opportunity to accelerate your entrepreneurial journey.

It's a high-performance environment that's designed for those who dream big. You'll tackle real-world, real-market challenges and collaborate with leading partners. What's more, you'll launch your own startup, supported by experienced coaches.

You'll gain an MSc in Entrepreneurship, find your feet as part of a global venture studio and leave as the director of your own company.

So... what can you achieve in two years?

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Are you a company with a problem that needs solving?

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Through Launchpad, you'll be matched with ambitious entrepreneurs who'll tackle your market challenge and find the innovative solution.

You'll co-create a high-growth company with long-term impact and have access to a global entrepreneurial ecosystem.

 

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Techstars Startup Weekend: Penryn


Learn how to think, work and build like a startup in 54 thrilling hours. If you're a creative, entrepreneur, budding entrepreneur, developer, student, working for a startup or just love start-ups and building things - then this event is for you.

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Techstars Startup Weekend Penryn presentations
Techstars Penryn Presentations - Launchpad

Why you need stress busting Techstars

08 August 2022

by Vivienne Neale, MSc Entrepreneurship lecturer One of the most significant causes of stress is ...

Why you need stress busting Techstars
Michael Calver from Launchpad start-up Amutri
Launchpad Portugal trip

International exposure for Cornish start-ups

13 July 2022

Launchpad start-ups Amutri and Beta100, along with MSc Entrepreneurship student and The Sustain Abil...

International exposure for Cornish start-ups
Mike Robinson
Mike Robinson Startup Awards Launchpad

Now & Then scoops start-up award at south west finals

07 July 2022

Launchpad start-up Now & Then has been named as the Tourism and Leisure Start-up of the Year at ...

Now & Then scoops start-up award at south west finals
Launchpad Start-up Academy
Launchpad Start-up Academy 2022

Launchpad Start-up Academy supporting budding entrepreneurs

05 July 2022

Launchpad is supporting six entrepreneurs to develop their business ideas as part of its inaugural S...

Launchpad Start-up Academy supporting budding entrepreneurs
(l-r) Hamish McAlpine, Natalie and Corin from Kevri and Falmouth University's Robin Kirby
Hamish McAlpine, Kevri and Robin Kirby

Female-founded start-up launches new Knowledge Exchange software

01 June 2022

Launchpad start-up KEVRI is set to disrupt the higher education landscape by launching its new Knowl...

Female-founded start-up launches new Knowledge Exchange software
Christopher Weavill, CEO of Hertzian
Christopher Weavill - Launchpad

Cornwall’s leading AI company puts a new CEO at the helm for its growth phase

27 May 2022

Hertzian, which was established in Launchpad, has announced that Christopher Weavill will succeed Ga...

Cornwall’s leading AI company puts a new CEO at the helm for its growth phase
Techstars Startup Weekend Penryn participants
Techstars Startup Weekend Penryn Launchpad

Cornwall’s first startup event creates seven new business opportunities!

25 May 2022

Local entrepreneurs, creatives, developers, and business experts joined forces this weekend (Fri 20 ...

Cornwall’s first startup event creates seven new business opportunities!
Launchpad studio
Launchpad studio

Parking start-up announces integration with ZatPark

18 May 2022

Launchpad start-up FindParkPay has integrated with leading UK provider of parking management softwar...

Parking start-up announces integration with ZatPark
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Techstars Startup Weekend Penryn

Renowned global startup event comes to Cornwall

09 May 2022

We're delighted to be hosting Cornwall’s first Techstars Startup Weekend in the Launchpad Venture ...

Renowned global startup event comes to Cornwall
Launchpad studio
Launchpad studio

Launchpad companies shortlisted for Startup Awards National Series

05 April 2022

Three Launchpad start-ups have been named amongst the most exciting new businesses in the region aft...

Launchpad companies shortlisted for Startup Awards National Series
Mentor sessions at Techstars Startup Weekend Plymouth
Mentor sessions at Techstars Startup Weekend Plymouth

Falmouth team win at Techstars Start-up Weekend Plymouth

16 March 2022

Launchpad associates came out top this weekend (11-13 March) at a Techstars start-up event in Plymou...

Falmouth team win at Techstars Start-up Weekend Plymouth
Launchpad start-up Hungry Billy
Hungry Billy - Launchpad start-up

Successful pivot for early-stage start-up

04 March 2022

A Launchpad start-up has recently pivoted the business - gaining clients and revenue. Hungry Bill...

Successful pivot for early-stage start-up
Launchpad start-up Codices
Codices Launchpad

Codices raise sees start-up's value rocket to £8.7m

18 February 2022

Launchpad start-up Codices has seen its value balloon to almost £9m, following a recent investment ...

Codices raise sees start-up's value rocket to £8.7m