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



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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Angie Adams

 “I have not only gained knowledge through taking the course but have gained friendships and a family network that I could not have on my own. Through the 10- week course, I have become more confident and knowledgeable allowing my business to be a success.  The tools LAUNCH provides are there!  You have nothing to lose and so much to gain!”



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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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