WHAT WE DO

LaunchHouse is a community where businesses and people come together and grow. It is more than just a place to work, it is a place for people to engage and learn from one another while developing their businesses. We are entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, solopreneurs, designers, consultants, and anyone who doesn’t fit into a neat corporate box. You won’t find us working typical 9–5 jobs here.

HOW WE DO IT

We offer flexible membership options and a blend of private offices and open office space. If you’re looking for an inspiring and supportive community, as well as, a comfortable environment, you’re sure to find a home at LaunchHouse.

WHY WE DO IT

You’ll find our members not just working to build their dream, but helping each other to build theirs. Best put by an African Proverb, “if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Go Far with Us.

2008

Todd Goldstein and Dar Caldwell founded Goldstein Caldwell & Associates in two 10×10 offices above Geraci’s Pizza in University Heights.  They were on a mission help idea-stage entrepreneurs turn their ideas into businesses by connecting them to a resource network, and seed funding.

2009

GCA invested in a handful of early stage startups, connected founders to mentors, and held community events like “Whiteboard Wednesdays” to help entrepreneurs launch their ideas.

2010

GCA moves into a vacant floral shop at E105th & Carnegie, and opens the space as a community resource for entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors.  They hosted pitch competitions and continued to invest in early-stage startups.

2011

LaunchHouse formed a public private partnership with the City of Shaker Heights and moved into a 27,000 sq. ft renovated former car dealership.

2012

LaunchHouse created a nationally recognized technology accelerator program designed to cultivate top entrepreneurial talent through senior-level mentorship, strategic business development resources and seed funding.

2013

LaunchHouse debuts LEAP, the country’s first accelerator program for high school students.  LaunchHouse also partners with OneCommunity to create a Fiberhood on Lee Rd in Shaker Heights.

2014

LaunchHouse partners with NASA to create the first hardware accelerator program in Ohio and eighth in the country to invest in 10 hardware companies.

2016

LaunchHouse moves to Alpha Park in Highland Heights, and continues to educate and connect with entrepreneurs through 50 plus events.

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