7 Nov

Royal Transportation Gets Ready To Start Service

November 7, 2016     Chattanoogan.com     News

LAUNCH entrepreneur Brian Allen will officially open Royal Transportation for business on Thursday with a kick-off event. The event, which will include other local Chattanooga entrepreneurs who will talk about their businesses, will take place starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Edney Building.  There will be light hors d'oeuvres and soft music. Admission is free, but attendees must RSVP, as space…
26 Oct

The Camp House Podcast

October 26, 2016     By anonymous     Engage

It's no secret that we here at LAUNCH love ourselves a good cup of coffee, and often times you can find any one of us having a meeting at one of our favorite local coffee shops, The Camp House. Our love of The Camp House began back when it was on the Southside and continued through it's transition to downtown Chattanooga. If you keep up with LAUNCH you know we like to hold events there too. We…
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.