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May 2017

Young Entrepreneur Changes the Face of Tech in Memphis

This article by Rachel Warren originally appeared on Higher Ground News. Why wait for business school? MIT trains Memphis high school students in launching their own businesses before they even get to college. Divya Pinnaka, a Germantown High School rising... Continue Reading →

How will I choose the best business idea for my Launch startup?

We get a lot of questions about the idea generation process in our summer teen entrepreneurship program. Students come to our summer program eager to start their own companies, so they're often wondering what their company and product will be—how will... Continue Reading →

I was declined from Launch. Should I apply again next year?

If you applied to Launch's high school entrepreneurship program for summer 2017 and were not admitted, there's still hope! Here are two reasons why you should be excited and your chances of admittance will be higher when you apply again... Continue Reading →

Launch Admissions Committee Reviews – Demystified

At Launch, we look for a bit different criteria than you might be used to from your school, extracurricular activities, and parents.  We have high expectations for the students of this program, which means that we have high expectations of... Continue Reading →

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