LAUNCH Start-Ups



Through our LAUNCH program, we’re supporting our neighbors as they develop their own small businesses. We invite you to read about these entrepreneurs below and consider hiring them. As you would with any new service provider, we encourage you to research and evaluate their products, services, and pricing.



Jenkins Lawn care and Tree Removal

Donald and his crew meet all of your residential and business lawn care needs. Contact Donald at 901.502.9736.


Mobile Mommy

Mobile Mommy offers professional and dependable childcare to families across Memphis. Visit Ashley's website to learn more, and to reserve your Mobile Mommy.


My Little Buddabug

My Little Buddabug is ready to provide you with unique creations and event decor for your events! LaSaundra Pirtle, the owner, is well known for making children's tutus. Call 901.921.5325 to order a tutu or ask about other services.

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Provision Photography

Provision Photography offers quality portraits and event photography at an affordable price. Visit to learn more about Quincy Foster's company, or call him at 901.338.4903.


Atina Labs

Charles Hill retired from MLGW and came through LAUNCH to work toward his dream of starting his own drug testing company. Charles is a certified and licensed professional in the field. Atina Labs serves businesses with drug testing needs across the Mid-South, offering tests using DNA, hair, urine, alcohol, and blood. Contact Charles at 901.201.1123 to learn more about working with Atina Labs.


Marilyn's Magic Cleaning Service

Marilyn Lyles and her staff have years of experience in commercial and residential cleaning. Call Marilyn at 901.900.5177 to inquire about using her business in your home or workplace.

Ms. Shug's Sewing Boutique and Upholstery

If you have upholstery or sewing needs, Sherry Avery is the person to call! Sherry is also currently doing Easter and Birthday gift baskets. Reach her at 901.949.6793.


Epic Bouncing

Latonya Taylor started Epic Bouncing in 2017 after graduating from LAUNCH, and it has been a great success! Call her to book an event at 901.210.4308.

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