How do you reinvent and reignite a local economy? It’s a question that cities and counties across the nation ask themselves every day. And yet, some find success, while others struggle to make it happen. For those that succeed, what is a common thread? Nearly every thriving local economy has a strong entrepreneurial system at its core. Fortunately for the Dan River region, that entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well, and it’s cultivated by The Launch Place.