About Us

Who We Are

StartSpark is a national initiative powered by LAUNCH, a nonprofit organization located in Chattanooga, TN focused on empowering entrepreneurs.

Using the success of the Chattanooga Programs, StartSpark can provide your community with the tools to grow entrepreneurship among the underrepresented.

What We Do

StartSpark is a network of organizations focused on addressing issues, such as, job creation, unemployment, an equity in underserved communities.

We partner and provide organizations across the U.S. with entrepreneurship training, support, and ecosystem connections. This network awakens communities to thrive and create sustainable living for the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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Who We Serve

StartSpark exists to provide ecosystem builders with the tools they need to change the face of entrepreneurship in their community.

 

Great business ideas are forming in every corner of our nation, and we are here to help your organization empower underestimated entrepreneurs.

See What Our Partners are Saying

Chuck Morse

Executive Director, Thrive New Orleans

“As a member of the StartSpark Network our organization is stronger, our team is wiser, and our work more inspired. But most importantly, we’re able to equip, connect, and empower New Orleans’ small businesses in more meaningful ways.”

Rhonnie Brewer

CEO, ProGeny Place

“Having the interconnectivity of the StartSpark Network has really helped fine tune and strengthened the resource that ProGeny Place can be for our participants. Being able to reach out to other members in the network and visit their locations broadens the perspective of what’s really possible and what we can do for our starters.”

Contact Us

Mailing Address

100 Cherokee Blvd #2108, Chattanooga, TN 37405

Email Address

Anthony Watkins:
awatkins@startspark.org

Phone Number

Anthony Watkins:
(423) 401-0899