Launch NOLA Business Academy Application
The application deadline is July 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM. Applications received after this date and time will be considered for our next classes in Spring 2018. Our cohort-based course is 12 weeks long, starting Monday, August 21, 2017 and will be from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Classes will be held each Monday at St. Roch Community Church, 1738 St. Roch Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117. We will not have class on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day. Once we receive your completed application, we will schedule an interview at our offices at 2025 St. Claude Ave. New Orleans, LA 70116. The course cost is $150. Payment plans are available.
We will be reviewing applications and selecting ideas that we believe are the most likely to succeed. The Launch NOLA program, an initiative of St. Roch CDC, is based in the St. Roch neighborhood but is not limited to businesses and entrepreneurs currently located in St. Roch. We want all of our entrepreneurs to be able to take the lessons that they’ve learned from our program and plant their businesses in their own neighborhoods, making a difference for their community’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
If selected for the entrepreneurship course, your attendance is MANDATORY for every class.
This 12 week course includes:
– Course binder and materials.
– Access to legal support.
– Business support and brand development strategies.
– One-on-one mentorship to provide guidance throughout the course.
– Opportunity to pitch your idea during our annual pitch completion in front of potential investors and customers.
– Ongoing support system provided by Launch NOLA and partner organizations.
The course cost is $150. Payment plans are available.
Launch NOLA is an initiative of St. Roch CDC whose vision is to see individuals empowered to change their lives, families and community. St. Roch CDC's mission is to serve as a catalyst to help lift people out of material and asset poverty and wholistically restore our community. Launch NOLA provides Business training, support, & affordable resources for urban entrepreneurs, empowering them to create sustainable, successful business in New Orleans.
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If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504-564-7739 and we can set up a time to meet with you at our office located at 2025 St. Claude Avenue.
Launch NOLA would like to congratulate and thank you for completing this application. The next steps are for us to review the applications after the July 15, 2017 deadline. Applicants will be asked to come in for an informal interview and info session before July 28th. Class starts August 21, 2015. There’s not a lot of room in each class because we want to make sure that we’re able to offer personalized attention to each student. If you aren’t selected for THIS class, you will be placed on the waiting list for the next class. The course cost is $150 and your $50 deposit for the class will be due at the time of your acceptance, the 2nd payment of $50 due before August 21, 2017 and the final payment due by week 5 of the class. YOUR ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY FOR ALL CLASSES. If there are barriers prohibiting this (ex. finances, transportation), please let us know and we will work to accommodate your needs.