6 Dec

Meet Mr. Mangan

December 6, 2017     By The LAUNCH Team     Engage

Our work in the area high schools would not be possible without the amazing teachers who donate time in their classroom to us, one day a week for 10 weeks. Mr. Mangan is one of these teachers. For four semesters, he has welcomed LAUNCH into his classroom at The Howard School. Why would a social studies teacher allow for class time to be spent on entrepreneurship? He explains, “It seemed…
14 Nov

LAUNCH + High School

November 14, 2017     By LAUNCH     Engage

The High School Entrepreneurship Program is in full swing for the 2017- 2018 school year. We are serving 9 high schools in Hamilton County including: Brainerd, Tyner Academy, Central, East Ridge, Howard, Red Bank, CGLA, Sequoyah, and STEM. While students are learning the skills and tools they need to start a business, they are also accomplishing things once thought impossible.   For example,…
26 Oct

Startup Showdown results!!!

October 26, 2017     By LAUNCH     Engage

In case you missed our Startup Showdown last week, we're recapped the winners for you!   LAUNCH entrepreneur Angie Adams earned first place at our 4th annual Startup Showdown with her business Calamansi Cafe, walking away with $2500 to help further Calamansi Cafe , her Filipino American Fusion Restaurant that is currently running as a pop-up restaurant. Second place and $1500 went to Cheri…
25 Aug
Beloved former Vols coach Phillip Fulmer will speak in Chattanooga soon.  Chattanooga organization LAUNCH is hosting an upcoming fundraiser that will feature guest speaker former Vols football coach Phillip Fulmer. The fundraising event with Fulmer is slated for Sept. 7. It will open with a reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., when drinks will be served. Dinner, catered by BBQ Rowe from LAUNCH…
24 Aug

Coach Phillip Fulmer To Speak At LAUNCH Fundraiser Sept. 7

August 24, 2017     The Chattanoogan.com     News

  LAUNCH will hold a fundraising dinner on Thursday, Sept. 7, to celebrate six years of launching entrepreneurs in the Chattanooga community. The event will also feature guest speaker Phillip Fulmer, esteemed coach of the Tennessee Volunteers from 1992 - 2008.  The vision for LAUNCH came from recognizing the potential of a more diverse group of entrepreneurs in Chattanooga. The goal was…
16 Mar

Time flies!

March 16, 2017     By LAUNCH     Engage

Some may say that time flies when you’re having fun. We think time also flies when you’re working hard! We have to pinch ourselves when we think about how it’s been six years since LAUNCH first began at The Bethlehem Center in Alton Park. We’ve had a lot of entrepreneurs through our doors, both with our Business Entrepreneurship Academy and the High School Entrepreneurship…