Thank you for your interest. Applications for the 2023 LAUNCHWendell Class are now closed. Mentor applications are still being accepted, and the application for the 2024 class will be available in late 2023.
LaunchWENDELL is open to current and prospective small business owners who would benefit from the combination of business and financial resources that LaunchWENDELL provides. Entrepreneurs with great new business ideas will also be considered.
Must live, work or prove a direct impact locally
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