LaunchPad on GLIDR is the #1 Lean education tool
LaunchPad on GLIDR enables teams to map their business model assumptions and run experiments to gather and share key evidence.
LaunchPad on GLIDR is the #1 Lean platform to discover repeatable, scalable business models. Originally created for the NSF I-Corps Program, LPG’s powerful collaboration and workflow tool connects teams with instructors and mentors to share and review key evidence in real time.
20,705
Teams
699,820
Customer Discovery Interviews
580,494
Hypotheses Created
89,717
Pivots
(Numbers updated August 2021)
Complete Solutions for Accelerators
LaunchPad on GLIDR transforms innovation through software that brings accelerated, market-ready innovation to fruition. See how we can do the same for your organization:
Accelerators
Help your teams bring their ideas to market faster
Universities
Transform the way you teach entrepreneurship
Government
Use proven experiential education to help researchers gain valuable insight into starting a business
Track Your Startup Portfolio
Understand how portfolio companies are approaching the market and how to accelerate the path to success.
Improve team collaboration
Centralized communication and insight enables teams to systematically test business model hypotheses.
Boost mentor engagement
LaunchPad on GLIDR makes it easy for mentors to collaborate and help move teams forward.
Develop lean startup skillsets
Build competence in customer, business model, and agile development.
Business Model Canvas
Business Model Canvas & Experimentation
For managers
Gain insight into each team's business model and review the status of their current experiments.
For team members
Provide structure and metrics to accelerate the search for a repeatable, scalable business model. Define and track experiments to validate important hypotheses, and identify key insights and opportunities.
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Business Model Canvas
Transparency & realtime analytics
For managers
Gain an overview of how teams are applying Lean Startup principles and evaluate the performance of mentors.
For team members
Greater visibility into daily progress and challenges enables mentors and advisors to provide timely support and assistance.
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Business Model Canvas
Contextual Learning
Stay focused on building the business but, if you get stuck, timely educational content can help team members develop new skill sets.
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Improve Teaching Efficiency
LPG saves time by streamlining communication and delivering dashboard views of class activity.
Improve team collaboration
Centralized communication and insight enables teams to systematically test business model hypotheses.
Drive Learning Outcomes
LPG is a new approach to teaching entrepreneurship, and makes sure that learning sticks.
Develop Entrepreneurial Skillsets
Build student competence in customer, business model, and agile development.
Business Model Canvas
Business Model Canvas & Experimentation
For instructors
Gain insight into each team's business model and review the status of their current experiments.
For students
Provide structure and metrics to accelerate the search for a repeatable, scalable business model. Define and track experiments to validate important hypotheses, identify key insights and opportunities, and track and share pivots in real time.
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Business Model Canvas
Transparency & realtime analytics
For instructors
Gain an overview of how teams are applying Lean Startup principles and evaluate the performance of mentors.
For students
Transparency encourages healthy competition amongst teams.
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Business Model Canvas
On-Demand learning
For instructors
Overview of how students are progressing through "flipped classroom" lecture material.
For students
On-demand learning integrated into the workflow of the app helps students develop new skill sets.
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Commercialize
LaunchPad on GLIDR accelerates and increases the efficiency of commercialization of innovation.
Apply
Structured testing helps innovators to quickly validate or invalidate key business hypotheses.
Scale
By providing a consistent structure, LaunchPad on GLIDR helps you scale commercialization efforts.
Develop
LaunchPad on GLIDR helps teams turn scientific discovery into viable commercial opportunity.
Business Model Canvas
Business Model Canvas & Experimentation
For program directors
Track changes in the business model canvases week by week, read interviews and easily review the results of business model experimentation.
For team members
Provide structure and metrics to accelerate the search for a repeatable, scalable business model. Define and track experiments to validate important hypotheses, identify key insights and opportunities, and track and share pivots in real time.
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Business Model Canvas
Monitor performance across your portfolio
Scheduled reports pushed to program directors allow realtime monitoring of team progress. Use the leaderboard to triage the performance of teams within a cohort and allocate limited mentor resources. Use cohort analysis to track the progress and scale of your commercialization activities.
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Business Model Canvas
On-Demand learning
For program directors
View how team members are progressing in learning to apply the scientific method to business.
For team members
On-demand learning is integrated into the workflow of the app to help team members develop new skill sets.
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How It Works
LaunchPad on GLIDR enables the practice of evidence-based innovation
How it Works How it Works
Features for team members
Iterative and collaborative Business Model Canvas, Mission Model Canvas, Lean Canvas, and custom canvases
Evidence page organized by date and contributor
Aggregated customer insights on your business assumptions
Platform integration with Steve Blank’s Lean Startup videos
Social media-like activity feed for all team’s activities between instructors and teams
Upload presentations to receive feedback from instructors and peers
Customizable team homepage
Integrations with Chrome Extension, Slack, and Zapier
Data export in .pdf and .csv formats
Features for faculty and mentors
Interactive Cohort Dashboard of teams’ progress
Customizable “Resource Hub” for course materials
Comment on teams’ hypotheses, interviews, and activity feed
View which teams have watched the assigned videos
Add colleagues as mentors and observers
Scoring and comments report for student presentations
Trackable mentor interactions
Feedback tool to provide notes directly to a team
Customizable weekly guidelines and Instructor critique templates
Our Customers
As a mentor, it allows me to step into the incubator/accelerator without ever having to be there.
Ross Bjella,
Mentor, VETransfer
Top Accelerators We've Worked with
LaunchPad on GLIDR Accelerates the Time to Market
Our sales team can help you analyze your program and get set up with the right solution to meet your business needs.
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Our Customers
Reviewing LaunchPad on GLIDR is 100x better for me as a faculty member than reading business plans...
Mike Marasco,
Director of the Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
We've worked with hundreds of universities including:
LaunchPad on GLIDR Transforms The Way You Teach Entrepreneurship
Our sales team can help you analyze your program and get set up with the right solution to meet your teaching needs.
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Our Customers
There is simply no way we could have scaled without LaunchPad on GLIDR.
Errol Arkilic,
Founding & Former Lead Program Director, NSF Innovation Corps
Top Agencies We've Worked with
LaunchPad on GLIDR Commercializes Your Innovation Portfolio
Our sales team can help you analyze your program and commercialize your innovation portfolio.
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