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The Launch Place holds its 7th IdeaFest Competition

April 28, 2022

The Launch Place received 71 applications for its 7th IdeaFest Pitch Competition from various start-up companies located in the US and abroad. The top 20 competitors took the stage to present their innovative business ideas in the River District of Danville, VA today.


IdeaFest Keynote - Braden Rawls, CEO & CoFounder, Vital Plan

April 21, 2022

We're excited to share this year's keynote will be delivered by Braden Rawls, CEO & CoFounder, Vital Plan. The Launch Place invested in Vital Plan in 2018 and has enjoyed seeing the growth this company has achieved over the years.


Meet 2022 IdeaFest Judges

April 5, 2022

Learn more about the 2022 IdeaFest Judges.


The Launch Place is excited to release its new Podcast series!

April 4, 2022

Listen in to our first episode guest hosted by Tom Snyder, Executive Director of RIoT, with special guest Desmond Wiggan, CEO & Co-Founder of BatteryXchange.


Join Our Team - Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator

February 28, 2022

TLP is seeking to hire a Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator who will be responsible for the development and implementation of the organization’s PR, marketing and social media plan.