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24 Aug

Coach Phillip Fulmer To Speak At LAUNCH Fundraiser Sept. 7

August 24, 2017     By anonymous     News

  LAUNCH will hold a fundraising dinner on Thursday, Sept. 7, to celebrate six years of launching entrepreneurs in the Chattanooga community. The event will also feature guest speaker Phillip Fulmer, esteemed coach of the Tennessee Volunteers from 1992 - 2008.  The vision for LAUNCH came from recognizing the potential of a more diverse group of entrepreneurs in Chattanooga. The goal was…
10 Jan

Family emergencies drove creation of The CPR LifeWrap

January 10, 2017     By anonymous     News

While Felicia Jackson describes herself as a “closet inventor,” it was two family emergencies – one that ended on a positive note, but one that did not – that led her to create something called The CPR LifeWrap. The Chattanooga native and mother of three has spent more than 20 years in the medical field in acute inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient care, and home health settings. Jackson…
6 Jan
Local entrepreneur Lisa Tumlin is opening a transitional home for HIV-positive women, and she's looking for a last few donations before women start moving in next week.  "I'm trying to supply everything and I'm paying the rent," she said.  Although she has gotten a lot of what she needs, such as linens and beds, she's still in need of a kitchen table, computer and washer/dryer—which…
5 Dec

Chattanooga Incubator program

December 5, 2016     By anonymous     News

Watch the video over at FoxChattanooga.com.
10 Nov

Local businesses give back to veterans with discounts, freebies

November 10, 2016     By anonymous     News

The nation will celebrate Veterans Day Nov. 11, and many local businesses are finding ways to honor those who served their country.AFC Urgent Care/Family Care is offering free flu shots for veterans between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. "The veterans of this country have given so much to all of us," CEO Larry Kugler said in a prepared statement. "This is one way that we at AFC can give back to them." Read…
8 Nov

Local transportation company opening soon

November 8, 2016     By anonymous     News

A new startup that will provide relaxing transportation services for the surrounding areas will open Nov. 10. Royal Transportation, owned by LAUNCH entrepreneur Brian Allen, will open with an upcoming kickoff event at the Edney Innovation Center. LAUNCH aims to empower community members through entrepreneurship, job training and mentorship.  The idea for Royal Transportation sprouted…