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

261 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



Pat Rowe

"LAUNCH played a huge role in making my business what it is today. From the hands on teaching to the guest speakers, it has showed me the in's and out's of running a business. There has never been a question that went unanswered. The relationships and bridges that have been formed are priceless!"



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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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Felicia Jackson

“My LAUNCH class started out as several strangers talking about their dreams and goals as future business owners. In the end, we became each other's’ cheerleaders, friends and family. Although I’ve finished class, I still refer to my course manual and talk to the people at LAUNCH. When you graduate from the 10-week course it doesn’t end there. LAUNCH continues to help you along your journey.”



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