Blackstone LaunchPad at LCCC welcomes you to stop by and let us assist you with your entrepreneurial ideas.

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Where Entrepreneurial Ideas Ignite.

Recent News and Events

Welcome to the Blackstone LaunchPad (BLP) website.


Commodore Books & More now has a display of Blackstone members' products.

Ground Up

BLP's first business 'Ground Up' launch by Matt Miller took place April of 2013. Stop by to learn more about this and other exciting local businesses.

New Entrepreneur

BLP member, Michael Williams, had a soft launch April of 2013. Michael was also on Cleveland's WCPN radio station on April 3rd, 2013 to talk about his entrepreneurial venture.

Radio Interview

Janice Lapina, LCCC BLP Program Manager along with Bob Sopko - BLP Program Director from Case Western Reserve University and Julie Messing - BLP Program Director from Kent State University were on Cleveland's WCPN radio station on April 3rd, 2013 to discuss Blackstone LaunchPad and NEO Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.

Future Activities for BLP members:

  • Monthly BLP Newsletter
  • Monthly Luncheon in BLP lounge
  • Membership card distribution to BLP members. Please contact our office at 440-366-4900 to learn how to become a BLP member.
Blackstone LaunchPad at Lorain County Community College
Design by Lorain County Community College iLab - David Schneider, 2013