Launch Chapel Hill is an international award-winning startup accelerator located in downtown Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Twice a year, we accept applications to our accelerator program from entrepreneurs who are committed to building their early stage businesses into a self-sustaining enterprises. Our goal is to provide the tools and knowledge needed to decrease risks, reduce go-to-market time, and accelerate the growth of your start-up.

As a member of Launch Chapel Hill, you instantly become part of a vibrant community of thinkers working to solve challenging problems. Are you ready to take your place?


Looking for Office Space in Chapel Hill? 

Click here to learn about the ways that Chapel Hill is Open2Biz, and search commercial properties listings in the area. Contact Dwight Basset at or 919-696-2063 for more information or to visit a site.


Grow your startup in Chapel Hill

Learn more about our program and find out how your company can become a part of our award-winning accelerator here!



Chapel Hill named a top 5 entrepreneurial city by Entrepreneur Magazine

Chapel Hill placed number 5 in Entrepreneur Magazine's Top 50 cities for entrepreneurs to live and launch. The article cited Launch as a major factor for the town's high ranking. Other factors such as livability, access to venture capital and small business loans, and population also helped determine the rankings. Read the full article here.