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27 Sep

We've got some news!

September 27, 2016     By LAUNCH     News

LAUNCH SELECTED BY U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AS GROWTH ACCELERATOR FUND RECIPIENT (Chattanooga, Tenn.) Sept. 27, 2016 - Chattanooga based nonprofit LAUNCH has been announced as an awardee of the Growth Accelerator Fund Competition by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) office of Investment and Innovation. The competition saw over 400 applications from organizations across 32…
From playing an escape game to meeting with local business leaders, participants in LAUNCH's second Kinect summer program will get an array of experiences this week meant to inspire them to become entrepreneurs.  LAUNCH Kinect is a workshop happening this week that builds on and goes beyond lessons taught in the nonprofit's High School Entrepreneurship Program.  Read the full story over…
15 Aug

Ready, set, zip!

August 15, 2016     By Bex     News

It might be only the second year that we’ve held LAUNCH Kinect, our week-long summer program that serves as an extension of our High School Entrepreneurship Program (a big shout out to the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Footprint Foundation, FSG Bank, and the rest of our youth program sponsors), but I already know what my favorite activity is: the ropes course and zip-lining…
3 Jun

LAUNCH Kinect Holds Summer Camp Next Week

June 3, 2016     News

LAUNCH will hold it's second annual LAUNCH Kinect week long summer camp June 6-10. "LAUNCH Kinect's aim is to empower and grow students' knowledge and connections throughout Chattanooga with the support of positive and influential local business leaders. This week-long intensive workshop focuses on additional entrepreneurial skills, going beyond LAUNCH's High School Entrepreneurship Program,"…
31 May

Because after a three day weekend...

May 31, 2016     By LAUNCH     News

...we could all use a little motivation.  
11 May

Through the eyes of a facilitator

May 11, 2016     By LAUNCH     News

LAUNCH entrepreneurs that go through our program wouldn’t get the strong start they receive without our facilitators. What role do facilitators play? They’re the ones who lead our Business Entrepreneurship Academy classes, taking the curriculum and walking through the material with 15 budding entrepreneurs at a time.  Both of our current facilitators for the Spring 2016 semester…