Our members’ accomplishments are cause for celebration!

Celebrate With Us.

Success means many things to us at Catapult. Whether it is acquiring a brick & mortar, receiving a Launch Micro-Grant, or completing the Boot Camp course, we want to make sure we celebrate these wins with all of you.

Brick + Mortars

Born & Bread Bakehouse

Jenn Smurr turned in a life of fashion for one in flour and has since gained national recognition for her delightful treats.
Brick & Mortars

IronRock Software

Josh Watson used to commute 45 minutes a day for the Catapult community, now he has one of his own.
Brick & Mortars

801 E. Main

Robyn Wilson took what started as a food truck and transformed it into one of Lakeland’s most unique spaces.


The Balance Culture

Kirsten, Ruthie, and Stephanie entered Launch Night seeking to purchase SPIN bikes in their fitness studio and left fully funded for the venture.
Brick & Mortars

Journey Box Media

Kevin O’Brien was able to purchase new camera equipment to elevate his business and help him secure new clients from success at Launch Night.
Brick & Mortars

Rane Made

Launch Night enabled Raney Wade to purchase new sewing machines to improve quality and efficiency for her one-of-a-kind, hand-made clothing.

News + Awards

Dustin Prickett + Jon Sierra

Dustin + Jon received a Silver ADDY Award at the national level from the American Advertising Federation for their work with AgAmerica.
Brick & Mortars

Naomi Suchy

Naomi promoted the Catapult space in one of her blog posts and Modern Sanctuary, an established modern design company from NYC, took notice!
Brick & Mortars

Jenn Smurr

Jenn has been serving up her baked goods in Lakeland for years and in March, USA Today stamped her as one of “the best bread bakeries in the South.”

Boot Camp

Laura Helm

Boot Camp provided Laura the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively run her two companies.
Brick & Mortars

Little Remi

Shannon + Chase found success quickly and Boot Camp helped them scale their business accordingly.
Brick & Mortars

Katara Confectionery

Katrina + Tara attended Boot Camp to learn the business fundamentals that would make their macaron startup a success.