LaunchCary is one of a number of programs in the nationwide LaunchMyCity initiative started by Rotary International in 2013 to provide entrepreneurs the training and resources needed to launch and build businesses.

LaunchCary logoWake Tech's Entrepreneurship & Small Business Center works area Rotary clubs, town officials and chambers of commerce on 10 such local programs, under the LaunchWakeCounty umbrella. To date, Wake Tech has helped over 900 people create business plans to develop their small business.

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

To participate in the program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Own or plan to start a business in Cary
  • Be able to supply products or services that can generate a profit
  • Undergo interview by selection committee
  • Complete business training once a week for 10 weeks
  • Develop a business plan and a budget
  • Be willing to meet and/or communicate regularly with an assigned business mentor

For more information or to submit a completed application, email Dave Geikler at [email protected].