Operated by Athens State University, the LaunchBox was established to develop a local, innovative ecosystem through collaboration, educational programming, and community engagement. The project is supported with funding from Athens State University, Appalachian Regional Commission, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The LaunchBox provides an imaginative environment for residents and professionals to explore their big ideas and connect with similar minded individuals.
To support ideation, creation, and economic opportunities for Limestone County entrepreneurs, small businesses, and community members.
- To support entrepreneurial growth to spur creativity, innovation, and ideation throughout Limestone Country.
- Build stronger, more resilient small businesses by providing technical assistance, resources, and training.
- Support economic development efforts by creating more jobs and investment in our local communities.