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
“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.”
“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!”
“When life happens and we get scared, discouraged or just don’t know what to do next, the members of the LAUNCH family are always there for encouragement and help with direction.”