Blackstone LaunchPad Director Bob Sopko discusses upcoming Startup Weekend

At Startup Weekend, Case Western Reserve University students will begin a new year thinking up new businesses: the Mix

The Plain DealerOn Friday, the Blackstone LaunchPad will present the second-annual Startup Weekend, an opportunity for students to turn their ideas into startup companies. “What we’re saying to students is, ‘Hey, you can be in Cleveland or Pittsburgh and start your own business,'” said Bob Sopko, director of Case Western Reserve’s Blackstone LaunchPad.