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Thank you for your interest in LaunchRALEIGH. Applications open July 10th-August 9th. If you are selected you will be contacted by email and invited to interview the week of August 14th.  Orientation will be on August 22nd and Class starts August 29th. All applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We will contact you directly from your application when we start planning interviews for the next class! In the meantime, you will be added to our distribution list so that you can begin to participate in networking events and receive other useful information.


LaunchRALEIGH is open to current small business owners who would benefit from the combination of business and financial resources that LaunchRALEIGH provides. Entrepreneurs with great new business ideas will also be considered.


Must live, work or prove a direct impact in Southeast Raleigh

Ability to supply product or service that can generate profit

Demonstrate need for financial and business resources

Be interviewed by selection committee

Complete business training once a week for 10 weeks

Develop business plan and budget

Willingness to meet and/or communicate regularly with assigned business mentor

Ability to repay micro-loan, in regular installments, within 12-18 months of receipt of loan