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.
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WHAT IS LAUNCH?
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.
301 Businesses Supported
331 Jobs created
What Our Entrepreneurs are Saying
"It was great to connect with the entrepreneurial energy in the class, and helped keep my wheels turning and growing”
Deshel HambrickThe LAUNCH High School Entrepreneurship Program seeks to engage interested and motivated students with a simulated entrepreneurship experience that provides real-world lessons they'll need to successfully start their own business. One of…
“The 10-week Business Entrepreneurship Academy gave me the push I needed to go after my dreams. I never would have started The Springs House of Hope if I had not had been shown how hard work and help from people that believe in you can get you through the challenges that you face when starting a business.”