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…
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…
March 16, 2017
Some may say that time flies when you’re having fun. We think time also flies when you’re working hard! We have to pinch ourselves when we think about how it’s been six years since LAUNCH first began at The Bethlehem Center in Alton Park. We’ve had a lot of entrepreneurs through our doors, both with our Business Entrepreneurship Academy and the High School Entrepreneurship…
We know our first two blog posts were kind of long, but we'll keep it short this Friday, with one of our favorite quotes. How are YOU going to define yourself?
What is Kiva?
March 9, 2017
By Marco Perez
“Access to capital.” That’s one of the top challenges entrepreneurs that we support face when trying to grow their business. At LAUNCH we try to narrow the gap between those who can easily start new businesses and those who find themselves always struggling to get their business off the ground. Our program started shortly after the recession and we knew that the only method to…
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…