Our Network

Launch CHA

Launch CHA

Chattanooga, TN

Empowering underserved communities and individuals through entrepreneurship. A community that builds hope and equity to all individuals through entrepreneurship.

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SpringGR

SpringGR

Grand Rapids, MI

We believe in the power of networks. For two years following graduation, SpringGR acts as a bridge to connect graduates to other resources throughout Grand Rapids to further grow and develop their businesses. Our graduates also reach out to one another, offering encouragement, support, and assistance in their business endeavors.

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Advance Memphis

Advance Memphis

Memphis, TN

The mission of Advance Memphis is to empower adults in South Memphis to break cycles of unemployment, establish economic stability, reconcile relationships, and restore dignity through knowledge, resources, and skills by the power of Jesus Christ.

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Mortar

Mortar

Cincinnati, OH

Mortar aims to create diverse communities by enabling historically marginalized entrepreneurs to access the resources needed to start and run successful businesses.

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Thrive Nola

Thrive Nola

New Orleans, LA

Instead of focusing on temporary relief efforts, we focus our efforts on helping people build assets and develop into what they were created to be. As they thrive, neighborhoods thrive and the city thrives.

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Village Launch

Village Launch

Greenville, SC

Village Launch exists to support grass-root entrepreneurs on their path towards financial success. Our vision is to enable individuals to become providers, contributors, and creators in their communities.

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Corner-To-Corner

Corner-To-Corner

Nashville, TN

Corner to Corner does not adhere to an “Us and Them.” We believe that we are all equally in need and have gifts to offer. We encourage this mindset among everyone who interacts with Corner to Corner through the philosophy #connectinvestgrow

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Create U NETWORK

Create U NETWORK

Baltimore, MD

To provide training, resources, and ongoing access to networks of like-minded individuals and business professionals to bring your dreams of owning and growing a small business to life.

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MCUTS

MCUTS

Memphis, TN

To provide affordable, accessible, and accredited theological education and career oriented degrees for those serving in the urban context in order to transform Memphis and the Mid-South for the Kingdom of Christ.

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Alcy Ball

Alcy Ball

Memphis, TN

Goals: To connect and empower Alcy Ball residents to develop a thriving community. To establish a thriving, resident-led community reflecting the Kingdom of God, through financial empowerment, community organizing & advocacy, and neighborhood revitalization.

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Launch MKE

Launch MKE

Milwaukee, WI

To help people in Milwaukee turn business ideas into reality by providing them with the necessary resources, support network, and tools.

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PUK

PUK

Kansas City, MO

To serve entrepreneurs (specifically underestimated founders) to test, build, and grow their brand by discovering their business needs. Entrepreneurs will know how to create and build self-sufficient companies

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Venture Jobs

Venture Jobs

Rochester, NY

To include venture capital due diligence techniques in loan reviews, focusing on future business growth that will support repayment. With this approach, entrepreneurs who may not have personal wealth or physical assets to secure a loan can qualify for VJF funding if their business model and plan gives comfort that repayment can be made.

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Launch Baton Rouge

Launch Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA

To expand business ownership and ultimate business success within underrepresented populations and under-invested communities by providing them with access to training, coaching, mentoring, and contracting support

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LAUNCH SQV

LAUNCH SQV

Dunlap, TN

Spark Thomasville

Spark Thomasville

Thomasville, GA

To develop and equip entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge they need to make dreams a reality and turn ideas into action. To address challenges specific to low-wealth individuals who are launching businesses and who live in economically disadvantaged communities

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Love City

Love City

Louisville, KY

To simply love the neighbors and community in Portland, KY, creating a culture that empowers a movement of loving people as they are. To uplift neighbors with faith, hope, and love through economic stimulation, educational programs, sports and recreation, and social engagement.

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ProGeny Place

ProGeny Place

Memphis, TN

To empower women and minorities by providing the support needed to women and minority-owned entrepreneurs and jobseekers. To commit to the success of women and minority-owned entrepreneurs by increasing the number of fiscally stable minority and women-owned businesses in Memphis.

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Own Our Own

Own Our Own

Pittsburgh, PA

To help African American and other underestimated entrepreneurs grow successful businesses. To change lives and transform communities through entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh’s vibrant ecosystem, specifically in the neighborhood of Homewood

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Urban Impact, INC

Urban Impact, INC

Birmingham, AL

To develop, implement, and drive creative community-based strategies and programs that enhance economic opportunity, builds inclusive and equitable ecosystems, facilitates historic preservation, and ensures a dynamic, impactful framework for sustainable growth and development.

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Launch Central Valley

Launch Central Valley

Fresno, CA

Launch Central Valley is an initiative of the Center For Community Transformation, Fresno Pacific University.

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