Entrepreneurs Wanted

Offering Access to Capital and Community Support

Business Training  |  Hands-On Mentoring  |  Peer Networking


Business Training

10 classes of 3 hours each



An assigned mentor from the business community

Businessmen having conversation in office


Network with other entrepreneurs and business owners

Interested? Learn If You Qualify

Interested? Learn If you Qualify for LaunchRaleigh

Our Mission

We support and develop entrepreneurs and small businesses in under-resourced communities in Garner and Southeast Raleigh, by providing access to business loans, business development services, and networking opportunities.

Please apply  for our next class.  

Our Story

LaunchGarner is part of the LaunchMyCity family of programs, modeled after LaunchDETROIT and LaunchRALEIGH.  We strive to develop successful local entrepreneurs by expanding access to comprehensive business training, and financial and business resources.

LaunchMyCity is supported by Rotary, a community service and global humanitarian organization located in over 200 countries.

Our Partners

Our network of local and national partners provides a broad network of support and resources for our entrepreneurs.

Class Schedule

Learn More At Our Upcoming Information Sessions

Fall 2023 Schedule

Events and classes will take place on Thursdays from 6-9 pm.

August 31
Orientation (In-person)

September 7 - November 9
Weekly classes held remotely

November 16
Graduation (In-person)

Ready to Join?

We're looking to partner with current small business owners who would benefit from the combination of business and financial resources that we provide. Entrepreneurs with great new business ideas will also be considered.

Become A Mentor

Having a successful mentor relationship can play a critical role in the future success of our students, and can be extremely fulfilling for the mentor. Learn more about the role and mentorship opportunity.