Launch Pad Ecommerce Progam

Launch Pad Ecommerce Program

SOKONI Launch Pad helps small businesses reduce the time, barriers, & burden of selling online.

​The Launch Pad 3-month program is designed to reduce the time, barriers & burden that small businesses encounter with launching and growing their ecommerce business. 

 

SOKONI partners with community based and economic development organizations to help businesses within their corridor's launch their ecommerce business.

Designed for...

  • Growing, packaged, product- based businesses 

  • Food: shelf stable, pre-packaged & produced in licensed facility

  • Non-Food: General merchandise (ex: fashion, beauty, home decor, etc)

  • Product digital marketing & selling experience

  • Has no or limited ecommerce business

  • 3 month membership

  • Administrative: Item set up & maintenance

  • Collaborative marketing support 

  • Ecommerce promotion management

  • Customer service

  • Coaching

  • Order & fulfillment management *

  • Product photography *

  • 37 Oaks University Ecommerce + Strategy & Innovation Courses

    • Intro to Ecommerce

    • Intro to Ecommerce Shipping Strategies

    • Intro to Ecommerce Marketing

    • Elective Course

LAUNCH PAD PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • 3 month membership

  • Administrative: Item set up & maintenance

  • Collaborative marketing support 

  • Site promotion management

  • Customer service

  • Coaching

  • Order & fulfillment management *

  • Product photography *

  • 37 Oaks University Ecommerce + Strategy & Innovation Courses

    • Intro to Ecommerce

    • Intro to Ecommerce Shipping Strategies

    • Intro to Ecommerce Marketing

    • Elective Course

* Some restrictions may apply

Successful Community Cohorts

Quad Communities Development Corporation

Southside Chicago, IL (Bronzeville)

Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce

Southside Chicago, IL (Englewood)