partners in kind

How do winning entrepreneurs grow?

Success grows from like-minded supporters of road warriors/frequent flyers. These select organizations are supporting the future of their own customers travels and the value of the Launchpoint idea. The list of partners in kind continues to grow.
Interested in contributing? Learn how.


Delta Air Lines

in-kind partner
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 320 destinations in 60 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia.
in-kind: Delta Air Lines will award a $500 gift card to the winner of each of the three annual competitions and a $1,000 gift card to the final round winner which should help building the startup — fly to see new clients, pitch new deals. [total in-kind sponsorship, $2,500]


Hilton HHonors

in-kind partner
Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, offers its 34 million members more ways to earn and redeem points than any other guest-loyalty program, enabling them to create experiences worth sharing at more than 3,900 hotels in 90 countries and territories.
in-kind: A Hilton HHonors American Express Gift Card valued at $500 will be awarded to the winner of each competition (3) with an additional $1,000 Hilton HHonors American Express Gift Card awarded to the final round winner [total in-kind sponsorship, $2,500+]. HHonors brings the Launchpoint winners closer to special treatment at over 3,900 properties within the Hilton HHonors portfolio of brands and in addition will award the overall winner complimentary use of a meeting room with refreshments at a hotel within the Hilton HHonors portfolio for the winner to use when pitching for partners or investors.


Southwest Airlines

in-kind partner
After 45 years of service, Southwest Airlines continues to differentiate itself from other airlines—offering a reliable product with exemplary Customer Service. Southwest Airlines is the nation’s largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded, now serving 78 cities in 39 states. Southwest also is one of the most honored airlines in the world known for its commitment to the triple bottom line of Performance, People, and Planet. Started by entrepreneurs, still an entrepreneur.
in-kind: To the winner goes a pair of roundtrip tickets anywhere Southwest Airlines flies.


Hyatt Gold Passport

in-kind partner
Hyatt Gold Passport benefits and awards are designed to make stays at Hyatt even more rewarding. Hyatt Gold Passport can open many doors, like room, restaurant and even spa doors. Hyatt also supports opening doors for entrepreneurs via Launchpoint.
in-kind: Hyatt Gold Passport will award a $250 gift card to the winner of each of the three annual competitions and an additional $250 gift card to the final round winner. [total in-kind sponsorship, $1,000]


National Car Rental

in-kind partner
The power of speed and choice that comes with National’s Emerald Club’s signature Aisle area is just the beginning, just as winning a Launchpoint Competition is the beginning for a road warrior/frequent flyer startup. We know Road Warriors and proudly support the tools and services that help them.
in-kind: National Emerald Club will award a $100 gift card and Executive Elite status for one year to the winner of each of the annual competitions and an additional $150 gift card to the final round winner. With National Car Rental’s Emerald Club—you rent your way to even more rewards and recognition.[total in-kind sponsorship, $350+]




in-kind partner
A global membership community of over 10,000 entrepreneurs and innovators. This program provides members with access to opportunities and premier benefits including elite status, preferred pricing, VIP treatment and signature networking events offering the opportunity to network with like-minded entrepreneurs.
in-kind: Six-months full membership to all benefits and networking opportunities. [total in-kind sponsorship, $300+]