What is LAUNCH?

As our country reinvents itself, new businesses are being born every day and support structures are key to the viability of these businesses. LAUNCH offers business training, support, and affordable resources to underrepresented entrepreneurs, empowering them to create sustainable, successful businesses allowing their families and communities to thrive.


Programs & Services

Find out about our programs and services. From High School Entrepreneurship to Business Entrepreneurship.

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Take Action

Ready to take the next step? You can participate yourself.

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Get Involved

You can become a contributor to our cause, building a better Chattanooga.

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LAUNCH exists to build a thriving Chattanooga where every individual who dreams of a business can be confident that the community will stand with them, removing obstacles, and creating opportunities for their success. 

10 years

416 Businesses Supported

482 Jobs created

What Our Entrepreneurs Are Saying

Chasty Lane

"All I can say is, ‘Wow! I’ve never had a class like this!"

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Denise Elliott

“When life happens and we get scared, discouraged or just don’t know what to do next, the members of the LAUNCH family are always there for encouragement and help with direction.” 

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Joel Tippens

"LAUNCH forced me to ask myself questions I had never really considered"

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