community. education. mentoring. investment.
We are the catalyst for the creation of a viable, sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem in the greater Lake Norman area.
LOOK WHO WE'VE HELPED
We've assisted in launching/mentoring entrepreneurs in 11 different industries.
We might be biased, but we have some of the area's brightest minds ready to serve entrepreneurs.
LaunchLKN Mentors have spent assisting local entrepreneurs.
Our members are senior executives and entepreneurs; in addition we have over 865 subscribers to our ecosystem.
of our current active entrepreneurs are Female or Minority.
First-time entrepreneurs, successful founders, talented professionals, experienced investors …
all located in the Lake Norman (LKN) area of NC.
We are a platform to connect all the components so
TECH-BASED STARTUPS CAN
LaunchLKN exists to develop stronger, more thoughtful, confident entrepreneurs. We provide entrepreneur-focused educational opportunities through seminars and speaker series that evoke stimulating conversation about technology and innovation. LaunchLKN also provides “Startup Generator Program” for developing new ventures. Get Ready...Set, Launch!
We might be biased, but we have some of the area’s brightest minds ready to serve entrepreneurs. They are strategic thinkers, corporate leaders and educators. They are founders and entrepreneurs, financial gurus and engineers.
We believe that knowledge becomes powerful when it is shared. LaunchLKN members and mentors have access to regular exclusive networking events, happy hours, professional speakers, distinguished panels, and entrepreneur-focused educational opportunities are some of the ways we gather to influence growth in the ecosystem.
We aspire to build a comprehensive early-stage platform that leverages multiple approaches to investment and entrepreneurial support that is inclusive via support of minority, female and veteran-led start-ups.