Our founders Laurie and Mary Winn explain why Launch needs to exist in The New England Post:

“Each of us grew up, like many of us, with a narrow view of potential career paths: Doctor, Lawyer, Teacher, Policeman, Artist, and Business Man – this image of the person in a suit carrying a briefcase as he walked to his corner office.  Entrepreneurship was an even more foreign concept, and, still is for many high school students today.  In fact, according to a study published by INC magazine, 90% of high school teachers say their students are interested in becoming entrepreneurs, but 75% admit, ‘My students don’t know where to start to become an entrepreneur.'”