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Offering Access to Capital and Community Support

Business Training  |  Mentors  |  Networking

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Business Training

10 classes of 3 hours each

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Mentors

An assigned mentor from the business community

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Networking

Network with other entrepreneurs and business owners

Interested? Learn If You Qualify

Our Mission

Our Mission

We support and develop entrepreneurs and small businesses in under-resourced communities in Wendell and surrounding areas, by providing access to business development services, mentoring, and networking opportunities.

Please apply  for our next class.  

Our Story

LaunchWENDELL 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.

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Information Sessions

Info Session #1

Wednesday, November 3
12 pm
Wendell Chamber of Commerce

Info Session #2

Tuesday, November 9
6 pm
Virtual via Zoom

Info Session #3

Tuesday, November 16
8 am
Wendell Town Hall

Program Schedule

Applications Accepted

October 2 - December 1

Interviews

December 6 - 17

Orientation

January 20
6 pm
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Class Schedule

January 27-March 31
6 - 9 pm
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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.