WHY LAUNCH

LAUNCH CHA 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.







8 years

289 Businesses Supported

331 Jobs created




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 underserved 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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What Our Entrepreneurs are Saying



Mahogany Hudgins

“My business was already operating when I started LAUNCH. The course was worth my time as I learned how to manage product cost, caring for each customer, and business management skills."



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Yanetta Bowman

“Even though I had already started my business before enrolling in the Business Entrepreneurship Academy, LAUNCH played, and continues to play, a fundamental part of how I am managing my business.”



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Carol White

“LAUNCH was an integral part of getting my business started. They helped me answer the questions of how, when, where and why. During the 10-week course, I was able to lay out a plan and move forward.”



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