Harnessing the
Collective Genius

The LAUNCH 2013 Forum (Systems Challenge 2013) occurred on September 27th and 28th, where our top Innovators presented to council members at the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena!

We are humbled by the overwhelming generosity of spirit you demonstrate as members of the LAUNCH Collective Genius – our strongest asset. YOU are the collaborative DNA that enables LAUNCH innovators to advance. It is your investment of time and talent that allows us to “launch” these innovators into the world, and fuel their mission toward success.

As members of the Collective Genius, you possess intellectual capital, social capital, and collaborative capital – enhanced human capital – which is an invaluable resource for LAUNCH innovators. Help us harness this power by using the form below to guide investing your time and talent. We are looking for investments of 1 hour to infinity, depending on your level of passion on the topic or interest in a specific innovator.

Thank you!

The LAUNCH team

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LAUNCH Collective Genius Generosity Investment Categories

Please select the categories in which you're able and interested in prividing an investment.

Again, you will know the “who” and “what” being requested BEFORE you decide whether or not to expend your investment.

  • MENTORSHIP

    e.g. leadership, growth, personal, team development






  • TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

    e.g. chemistry, engineering counsel/support






  • LEGAL

    e.g. IP or patent support, joint venture structuring

  • BUSINESS

    e.g. Business model, development or decision making






  • EDUCATION OR TRAINING

     






  • RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

    e.g. academic research, prototyping






  • FINANCIAL PLANNING

    e.g. capital needs assessment, decision making, capital connections






  • IMPACT MEASUREMENT

    e.g. social, environmental






  • DESIGN SUPPORT

     






  • BRAND, COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING

     






  • BACK END SUPPORT

    e.g. web hosting, administrative






  • NETWORK ACCESS

    e.g. connectivity to clients & customers, supply chain & logistics access






  • POLICY GUIDANCE

    e.g. agency navigation, advice on government resource availability






  • PHYSICAL SPACE

    e.g. access to labs/offices or equipment






  • SOMETHING ELSE

     






Innovators

The LAUNCH team will try to best match your investment offer with the innovators who will most benefit. However, if you would like to work with a specific innovator, please let us know here.

Additional information about our innovators is available on the various LAUNCH challenge pages.

— or these specific innovators —

Innovators from the LAUNCH 2013 Systems Challenge
Innovators from LAUNCH: Beyond Waste
Innovators from LAUNCH: Energy
Innovators from LAUNCH: Health
Innovators from LAUNCH: Water

Thank you

The LAUNCH team thanks you.

After you submit your responses, we will follow up with you soon to learn more about your generous pledges to our innovators.

Submit my offer of investment in LAUNCH.