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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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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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



Ella Livingston

"“I have seen LAUNCH offer a lot of great opportunities to a lot of entrepreneurs, providing resources and providing a circle of people they can go to”"



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Lisa Tumlin

“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.”



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Jennifer Holder

“Without the push of taking a class and the support of my classmates, I don’t know that I would have ever fully fleshed out the idea of The Chattery. Through the program, I met so many wonderful neighbors and others who all had wonderful ideas. These classes gave me the tools and resources to get started, and I’m extremely grateful for my experience through LAUNCH.”



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