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A major competitive advantage for Launchpower is our unparalleled access to some of the world’s most exciting investment opportunities.

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Launchpower is well placed and well connected to some of the most promising early stage startups in the fields of Cloud Computing, Software as a Service (SaaS), Mobile and Wireless Applications, Social Media, Cleantech, and Biotechnology.

Launchpower has an unparalleled opportunity pipeline from its relationships with first tier research institutes, national laboratories and leading technology companies. Our team has successfully spun out companies and invested in and/or developed startups from some of the leading technology centers such as NASA’s Ames Research Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratories, SRI International, Lawrence Livermore, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Seoul University, Tsinghua University, and a number of others.

The company also has deep experience working with top Global Fortune 500 such as Genentech, Google, Apple, Adobe, Intel, IBM, Oracle, and HP. Launchpower works with such organizations to identify commercially relevant technologies that are needed by these large organizations and works to build successful early stage companies to meet these pressing market needs.


Region         Institutional Partner



                         National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

                         Nasa Ames Research Center

                         Langley Research Center

                         Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL)

                         SRI International

                         National Institutes of Health (NIH)

                         Berkeley National Lab

                         Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

                         Los Alamos National Laboratory

                         Stanford University

                         UC Berkeley




                         San Diego

                         Harvard University

                         Massachusetts Institute of Technology

                         University of Washington

                         Columbia University

                         Cornell University


                         Oxford University

                         The University of Birmingham

                         Cambridge University

                         l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées

                         Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Toulouse

                         University of Münster

                         Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

                         Karolinska Institute


                         The University of Tokyo

                         Tokyo Institute of Technology

                         Kyoto University

                         RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)

                         Osaka University

                         Seoul National University, SNU

                         Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST

                         Taiwan University

                         Tsinghua University, Beijing

                         Fudan University

                         University of Science and Technology of China, USTC

                         Chinese Academy of Sciences

                         Nano Science and Technology Center of Chinese Academy of Sciences

                         Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HKUST