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.
LAUNCH Selected By U.S. Small Business Administration As Growth Accelerator Fund Recipient
September 28, 2016 Chattanoogan.com News
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…
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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…
LAUNCH summer workshop builds on entrepreneurship skills learned during school year
September 4, 2016 Nooga.com News
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…
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…
LAUNCH Kinect Holds Summer Camp Next Week
June 3, 2016 Chattanoogan.com 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,"…