27 Jan

Impact 2019

January 27, 2020     By LAUNCH CHA     News

At LAUNCH CHA we've had the opportunity to work with over 1,200 youth and adult entrepreneurs in our city, but how do we measure that impact? Our 2019 Impact at a Glance Report gives insight into the importance of the training and business support we provide.  Who has LAUNCH CHA helped? Through our Business Entrepreneurship Academy, LAUNCH CHA has supported:        …
16 Dec

Launched by LAUNCH: Ella Livingston + Cocoa Asante

December 16, 2019     By anonymous     Podcast

Check out our interview with Ella Livingston; teacher by day, chocolatier by night! Learn how her business is more than just about delicious chocolate truffles, as well as how LAUNCH CHA played a key role in starting her business. Want to get your hands on some of her truffles? Head to CocoaAsante.com!    
20 Nov

Launched by LAUNCH: Felicia Jackson + CPR Wrap

November 20, 2019     By anonymous     Podcast

In our first episode of Launched by LAUNCH, we sit down with Felicia Jackson, who began her pursuit of entrepreneurship after a near-death situation with her son.      
1 Nov

And the winners are...

November 1, 2019     By LAUNCH CHA     News

STARTUP SHOWDOWN At our Startup Showdown pitch competition during Startup Week Chattanooga, we handed out three prizes and had a People's Choice Award winner! 1st PlaceMahogany Hudgins with Wings Top Tots Food TruckWith her food truck, Mahogany provides delicious, never frozen chicken wings tossed in different homemade sauces and rubs. She also has tater tots that come with a variety of toppings…
LAUNCH CHA Executive Director Hal Bowling has been selected to join the WKKF Community Leadership Network, a fellowship that is a collaboration between the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) and W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF). This fellowship serves as a way for local leaders from across the nation to connect, grow and lead transformational change on behalf of children, families and…
13 Dec


December 13, 2018     By LAUNCH     News

On December 2nd, LAUNCH CHA held its annual district-wide Youth Entrepreneurship Competition, Pitch It at the Granfalloon. Competing teams were made up of 48 students from Tyner Academy, Central High School an d Brainerd High School. Students worked durin g the Fall semester with LAUNCH CHA facilitators and business mentors as part of LAUNCH CHA’s High School Entrepreneurship Program.…