Learn more about our LAUNCHPAD program for economic development.
"In less than six months, the Moonshot team has more than delivered on their economic development strategy through their LAUNCHPAD entrepreneur program. Since we brought them in, we’ve seen scale through job creation, expansion of a manufacturer’s footprint, and customer acquisition. Most importantly, they’ve ignited an entrepreneur spark in this community."
— Matt Matayoshi, Executive Director, EDC, Lewis County, Washington
What is LAUNCHPAD?
Over the past 20 years, Moonshot at NACET has learned a thing or two about creating and igniting the entrepreneurial spirit within cities, municipalities, and rural communities. Other cities and economic development groups started reaching out to us to find out how we did what we did. This led to the creation of our LAUNCHPAD program where we help other cities ignite a start-up spark in their communities.
Our one-year program helps build a sustainable entrepreneurial program by:
Moonshot isn’t just a series of informative meetings, but an intensive education that takes people with bold ideas and gives them the knowledge and know-how to turn these aspirations into practical commodities for the marketplace.
— Molly Spangler, Director of Economic Development, City of Sedona