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

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WHY 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. 







12 years

513 Businesses Supported

586 Jobs created






What Our Entrepreneurs Are Saying



Stephanie Steiman

“LAUNCH was an integral part of getting me started. I thought it was a very positive experience, and a great community was created out of the class."



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Brian Allen

“LAUNCH has been a very integral part in Royal Transportation, as they have been by my side making sure I reach the goals I set for my business. My experience with LAUNCH staff has been like no other. I’ve been able to connect and meet people that I never would have if I had not taken the course. I’m also grateful for the friendships I have made along the way. I wouldn’t trade this experience for anything.”



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Derelle Roshell

"I'm motivated to be an entrepreneur because I know and see how much harder times are becoming. I want to help change the face and the stereotype of my generation and race."



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