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StartItUp is a mobile app that increases an entrepreneurs' chances of success by matching you with an Advisor and helping your progress with a range of business and Artificial Intelligence tools. Bakersfield College Launchpad and StartItUp have partnered to help entrepreneurs build and grow successful businesses.

Entrepreneur Club

The Bakersfield College Entrepreneur Club and CSUB Entrepreneur Club have joined forces to provide consistent and continuous resources that enable entrepreneurs to launch their ideas by developing and executing new ventures. The club offers a support system for entrepreneurs regardless of age, background, or stage of business. The club meets twice a month. The location of the meetings vary, but you can find the schedule on the Bakersfield College Calendar.


The center welcomes local bilingual/bicultural students seeking to improve their language skills while gaining the skills required to start and grow a business.

Computer LabLaunchpad computer lab

The support staff in the computer lab at the Bakersfield College Launchpad are focused on enhancing the learning experience of entrepreneurs throughout Kern County.




Scan & Print

The computer lab allows you to print from any lab computer. You may also scan documents and then print them. The Launchpad support staff is ready to help you accomplish the task on hand.


The computer lab has all the software you need to get the job done. The available programs include Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Adobe Photoshop, and other software commonly used in an office environment. If you've never used the software, not to worry! The support staff can guide you through the steps.


The computer lab is great place to work in a group or go work with your own laptop. The computer lab offers free Wi-Fi and team working tables.

Launchpad computer lab


Our lab has many technology items that can be borrowed for a few hours while in the Launchpad.

  • Calculators - Graphing and scientific
  • Presentation Equipment - HDMI/VGA Adapters suitable for any Mac or PC for presentation purposes.
  • Phone Chargers - Iphone and Android phone chargers available
  • Laptop Chargers - Chargers for all Mac laptops available, HP and Dell chargers as well.
  • Headphones - Headphones available for use in the lab.
  • Computer Mice - Available for use on laptops for working more efficiently.