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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?


Launch Chapel Hill Benefits:

Entrepreneurs & Industry Experts

Participants will receive access to an exclusive network of experienced and successful mentors from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, the UNC Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Chapel Hill business community.

Regularly Scheduled Speakers

Our regularly scheduled lunch-n-learns and speaker series bring successful entrepreneurs and expert guests to Chapel Hill to share their experiences and insights.

Office Space and Onsite Support System

Launch Chapel Hill is situated in a prime location in downtown Chapel Hill. Our Rosemary Street office is just steps away from Franklin Street and the UNC campus. Our amenities include parking, high speed internet, access to two professional conference rooms, and of course, all-you-can-drink coffee.

We are thrilled to announce a partnership with Google beginning March 2018 to offer Launch companies membership in Google’s Cloud Startup Program.  This includes $20,000 in Cloud and Firebase credit, access to Google engineers for office hours, and invitations to exclusive local events.

Connections to Business Resources and Investment Capital

We provide a multitude of services, including marketing, accounting, and legal resources, at pro bono or preferential rates. By joining our entrepreneurial community, you gain access to a multitude of connections, resources, and investment capital opportunities within the UNC, Chapel Hill, and Orange County business community.

LAUNCH takes no equity.  All we ask is that you come ready to work and to grow both your own venture and the Chapel Hill start-up community.