WHAT IS LAUNCHED IN LYNCHBURG?
Funded by Opportunity Lynchburg, and organized by the City of Lynchburg’s Office of Economic Development, Launched In Lynchburg is a web portal designed to inspire, educate and connect local entrepreneurs and professionals. All of the content is generated by the local business community, for the local business community.
THE LAUNCHED IN LYNCHBURG SERIES:
Each month, Launched In Lynchburg features a different entrepreneur who started a successful business in Lynchburg. They will discuss how they started, challenges that they faced along the way, and more, while sharing valuable insight into the life of being an entrepreneur.
From human resources, hiring and accounting, to preparing your startup to scale and finding investors – these video resources provide entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge they need to start and grow a business in Lynchburg. All of the content is generated by the local business community.
LAUNCHPAD BUSINESS PITCHES:
The Launchpad provides a place where entrepreneurs can gain exposure and connect with potential investors. Pitchers have three minutes to discuss what they offer, why somebody should be interested in their product or service, and deliver a call-to-action to the viewer. The first round of pitchers all graduated from the CO.STARTERS entrepreneur training program.
HOW ARE THE VIDEOS RANKED?
Videos on Launched In Lynchburg are ranked based on two metrics: popularity and how long videos are viewed for.