LAUNCH Los Alamos Info Night Tonight: Funding For Young Entrepreneurs To Start A Business


Anyone between the ages of 13 and 19 who has a great business idea is invited to attend a unique event this evening: Community ‘Info Night’ at projectY, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 150 Central Park Square.

The Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation (LACDC) is providing a fantastic opportunity to youth in the communities of Los Alamos, Jemez Springs, Espanola and Pojoaque. The LAUNCH LA Program provides youth the opportunity to experience the rewards of starting and running a business. The program will provide startup funding to enterprising young business people that successfully pitch their business.

Applicants are required to fill out an application online and prepare a mini-business plan. The mission of the program is for young entrepreneurs to gain the knowledge of what it takes to run their own business and to launch them successfully. Mentors, experienced business owners and investors, are available throughout the program if they need any advice.

Applications for the LAUNCH LA program are available online at business/launch. Apply online as a ‘Founder’ of ‘Partner’. The deadline for completing the applications is 11:59 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. For additional information or any questions, please contact April Dukes at 505.661.4803. 

This program would not be possible without the continued support of local businesses. Thank you to The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation.

LAUNCH LA is a program of Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation; a private, not-for-profit economic and community development organization serving the Los Alamos area since 1983. LACDC serves as the umbrella organization for the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, Los Alamos MainStreet, the Los Alamos Meeting and Visitors Bureau, Los Alamos Small Business Center, projectY Cowork Los Alamos and the Los Alamos Research Park.

About the LACDC:

The Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation’s mission is to build a vibrant community through a thriving economy by leveraging public and private sector investment to achieve sustainable economic development. LACDC works to drive economic progress by providing services to businesses using its broad portfolio of programs and initiatives.