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2023 Cambridge, UK
Summer Program

Join us at Clare College, July 22 - 29, 2023

Launch Generation 2023

We believe in learning by doing. Join your peers in creating an original business idea and pitch deck as you learn from industry-leading experts in the areas of business, finance and venture capital.


Launch With Us This Summer

Join us on campus at Clare College in Cambridge, UK. Tuition covers room and board at Clare College, airport transfers from London Heathrow, Cambridge excursions, transportation to site visits, and more.


$5800 for applications received on or before March 31.

$6000 for applications received after March 31.

Launch Generation by Cresset is an organization which contracts with Clare College for the use of facilities, but which has no formal connection with Clare College or the University of Cambridge. 

2023 Program Agenda

July 22
Network Effect

There are 7 billion + people in the world waiting to be met. Start by connecting with your fellow attendees and mentors. Learn about different communication styles and put your teamwork to the test

July 23
Day of Adulting

Despite its occasional bad reputation, being an independent adult can be pretty great. Things run smoother if you know how to manage your finances. These sessions build skills to help guide you into your future.

July 24
Design your World

The ability to design is imperative, from designing a product to designing your life. Learn the steps of the design thinking process and put them to use as you and your small groups finalize a business idea.

July 25
Doing Good and Well

Can you make money and make the world a better place at the same time? Hear from industry experts on what they look for when investing in a business, from pitches and finances to ethics and social responsibility.

July 26
On Brand

What's in a brand? Hear from industry experts on what goes into brand development and marketing. Put your new knowledge to work as you build on your brand and marketing strategy.

July 27
Down to Business

You’ll be prepped on the best ways to engage while presenting and how to continue growing your learning and new networks. Experience crunch time as you gear up for the final presentations!

July 28
Speak Up

Utilize everything you learned to present your idea in front of mentors, parents, potential investors and local media. 

July 29
Goodbye for Now

Departures throughout the day.

Past Speakers


Jack Ablin

Chief Investment Officer of Cresset

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Logan Allin
Managing General Partner and Founder of Fin Venture Capital

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Melody Betts

Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Writer, Director

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Eric Becker

Co-founder and Co-chairman of Cresset


Gentzy Franz

Founder of Lightly


Alex Halbardier

Co-founder & Chief Customer Officer at Alto


Michael Mente
Co-founder & Co-CEO of REVOLVE


Chris Place

Co-founder of Prepd


Mimi Tran Zambetti

Co-founder & Product Lead at Wren

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