12 Oct

4 businesses recognized in LAUNCH pitch competition

October 12, 2016     Nooga.com     News

LAUNCH recently hosted its third annual Startup Showdown, where 10 entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges. First place and a prize of $2,500 went to Pat Rowe, who owns barbecue catering company BBQ Rowe. Rowe serves a variety of items, including ribs, pulled pork, turkey legs and rotisserie chicken. Read the full story at Nooga.com.
11 Oct

LAUNCH Startup Showdown Winners Announced

October 11, 2016     Chattanoogan.com     News

LAUNCH held their 3rd annual Startup Showdown, where 10 entrepreneurs from their Business Entrepreneurship Academy pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges.  First place and a prize of $2,500 went to Pat Rowe, owner and operator of BBQ Rowe, a barbecue catering company that will "satisfy your tastes." Pat serves a variety of items, including ribs, pulled pork, turkey legs, and…
11 Oct

Startup Showdown Winners Announced!

October 11, 2016     By LAUNCH     Engage

(Chattanooga, Tenn.) October 11, 2016 - LAUNCH held their 3rd annual Startup Showdown on Wednesday, October 5, where ten entrepreneurs from their Business Entrepreneurship Academy pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges. First place and a prize of $2500 went to Pat Rowe, owner and operator of BBQ Rowe, a barbecue catering company that will satisfy your tastes. Pat serves a variety of…
28 Sep

Feds give $50,000 to help minority-owned startups in Chattanooga

September 28, 2016     Times Free Press     News

The Chattanooga-based nonprofit Launch will receive a $50,000 federal grant to help fund its efforts to develop and encourage more minority and women entrepreneurs in Chattanooga. The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Launch was picked as one of 67 recipients of SBA funding through the Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. Read the full story over at TimesFreePress.com.
Chattanooga based nonprofit LAUNCH has been announced as an awardee of the Growth Accelerator Fund Competition by the U.S. Small Business Administration office of Investment and Innovation. The competition saw over 400 applications from organizations across 32 states and the District of Columbia. LAUNCH and the additional 67 recipients will be awarded $50,000 each totaling $3.4 million in prizes…
27 Sep

We've got some news!

September 27, 2016     By LAUNCH     Engage

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…