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.


Programs & Services

Find out about our programs and services. From High School Entrepreneurship to Business Entrepreneurship.

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Take Action

Ready to take the next step? You can participate yourself.

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Get Involved

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

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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. 

10 years

416 Businesses Supported

482 Jobs created

What Our Entrepreneurs Are Saying

Shey Jordan

“LAUNCH really helped my business get to the next level. I was able to pinpoint areas that needed my attention and LAUNCH was able to help me with that in a manageable way. I think LAUNCH is so beneficial for our community because it’s a reachable resource for small business owners to invest in their growth & start their businesses the right way!”

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Chasty Lane

"All I can say is, ‘Wow! I’ve never had a class like this!"

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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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