15 Nov
Students from area high schools are preparing to pitch business ideas to a panel of venture capitalists for the chance to win $10,000 in startup services. The pitches are the culmination of LAUNCH's High School Entrepreneurship Competition, which is in its third year.  "Brainerd High School has come onboard with Tyner Academy and The Howard School, so the competition will be even better this…
13 Nov
LAUNCH will hold its third annual High School Entrepreneurship Competition on Dec. 8, at 6 p.m., at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Students from The Howard School, Tyner Academy and Brainerd High School will pitch their business ideas to a panel of venture capitalists, where the stakes are high with $10,000 worth of startup services and funds up for grabs.  This is the first…
20 Oct

High school students prepare to "LAUNCH" their businesses

October 20, 2013     WRCBtv.com     News

Its an early weekend morning but instead of sleeping in, local teens are planning their future business strategies at an office in Chattanooga's south side.   Aimed at serving high schoolers and adults in undeserved communities, LAUNCH is a program that empowers people through entrepreneurship and is currently offered at three area high schools; Brainerd, Howard and Tyner High School. Read…
10 Sep

Businesswoman, LAUNCH graduate promotes memoir

September 10, 2013     Nooga.com     News

Chattanooga businesswoman and LAUNCH graduate Linda Murray Bullard recently wrote a book about her experiences growing up without a mother, as a teen mother and about the power of personal choice. Writing the story was a "purge" for her. She didn't plan for it to be a book. And after she decided to self-publish, she didn't intend for it to be a conversation-starter for mothers and their tween…
26 Jun
Glass of wine? Check. Paintbrush in hand? Check. Another wine-infused art class business is set to open in Chattanooga. Uptown Art will celebrate its grand opening Saturday, July 13 at the corner of the Market Street Bridge and Frazier Avenue. A chapter of a national franchise, the business concept is similar to Brush Paint and Sip, with which Chattanoogans have been familiar for a little more…