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6 May

Youth Entrepreneurship Winners Announced!

May 6, 2018     By LAUNCH CHA     News

On Sunday, April 29th, LAUNCH CHA held its annual district-wide Youth Entrepreneurship Competition, Pitch It at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center. Pitch It is part of the LAUNCH CHA High School Entrepreneurship Program, which supports and empowers students through entrepreneurship education and a simulated startup experience. In each of the schools where LAUNCH CHA serves, students work in small…
25 Aug
Beloved former Vols coach Phillip Fulmer will speak in Chattanooga soon.  Chattanooga organization LAUNCH is hosting an upcoming fundraiser that will feature guest speaker former Vols football coach Phillip Fulmer. The fundraising event with Fulmer is slated for Sept. 7. It will open with a reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., when drinks will be served. Dinner, catered by BBQ Rowe from LAUNCH…
24 Aug

Coach Phillip Fulmer To Speak At LAUNCH Fundraiser Sept. 7

August 24, 2017     The Chattanoogan.com     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     Teknovation.biz     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…
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     FOX Chattanooga     News

Watch the video over at FoxChattanooga.com.