Accelerate Your Startup

Jumpstart your tech or medtech Company by amplifying your capital funding strategy with our Top 5 SBDC ranked LaunchPad Accelerator, a pro bono service funded by the SBA.

LaunchPad Offers


A Strengthened Capital Funding Strategy

LaunchPad will help you improve your investor presentation and ensure you have all the components necessary for your round of investment capital.


Actionable Feedback

Receive actionable feedback from subject matter experts in everything from taking your product to market, business plan and beyond.


Access to an Influential Network

Gain exposure to our network of seasoned and vetted advisors & professionals.


Our Proprietary Predictive Analytics

Get an in depth understanding of fundability through our proprietary analytics and data.

Want to Apply to LaunchPad but Don’t have a Pitch Deck Yet? Get Our Templates!

Our templates will help you to create your pitch presentation step by step. From the essential information you need to include, to elements that will help you stand out from the crowd, our templates for your pitch presentation and executive summary will set you on a path toward success. 

With over 600 successful LaunchPad Alumni since 2010 and an 82% funding rate, LaunchPad ranks in the top 5 out of over 900 SBDCs in the United States.

CLI Studios Completed $7M Round

Octane’s 2019 Technology Innovation Forum LaunchPad Presentation Winner, CLI Studios, completed a $7M round to expand and grow their company.  Read their success story and hear how the LaunchPad team helped them solidify their pitch and strategy leading into this funding round.

Our Proven Process


Apply to LaunchPad

Apply to LaunchPad by sending an investor deck and executive summary, to be reviewed by the LaunchPad team.


Meet the LaunchPad Team

Upon acceptance of your application, the LaunchPad team will schedule the first meeting with you.


Strategic Mentorship

Meet with the LaunchPad team and present deck. If it’s the right fit, you will receive strategic mentorship until your company is ready for the LaunchPad Evaluation Panel.


Present Your Company to Experts

LaunchPad Evaluation Panel: Present your company to a panel of subject matter experts related to your industry and receive quantitative and qualitative feedback.


Receive Analytics & Feedback

The LaunchPad team will provide a debrief of the evaluation panel, including a detailed analytics report that will further prepare your company for raising capital.


Join Our Alumni

You are now part of a distinguished alumni network! Get involved with Octane Enterprise Solutions and raise capital for your company.

Selected LaunchPad Alumni

Our Industry Focus in Tech & MedTech





Health Tech

Life Sciences

Medical Device

Medical Technology




Sports & Active Tech

AR | VR | AI | IoT

Big Data & Analytics

Clean Tech

Cyber Security

Digital Health



Hardware | Software

Information Technology



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