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 entrepreneurs who are underrepresented in our city, empowering them to create sustainable, successful businesses allowing their families and communities to thrive.







7 YEARS

231 BUSINESSES SUPPORTED

285 JOBS CREATED




Programs & Services

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

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Entrepreneur Spotlight



Brittany Harris

“LAUNCH allowed me to create a business plan that would be the start of something incredible, and provided essential strategies that enabled me to reach my objectives. During this 10-week course, we were provided with knowledgeable individuals who were eager to assist our developments. We were allowed to brainstorm and collaborate amongst people who were welcoming and thrilled to learn...An amazing and purposeful journey is truly what LAUNCH provided for me during my development of The Passage.”



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Cheri Hudgins

“LAUNCH has been a true asset by putting everything into perspective, providing mentorship, being there to answer questions and assisting in areas where you are weak.”



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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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