About Us:

Launch Dream is an innovation, transformation, and expansion focused accelerator based out of Washington DC, USA. We provide the following program through a consortium of specialized US and international service providers including innovative startups, growth companies, systems integrators, management consultants and contractors.

  • Scale UP USA: Digital Business Growth Accelerator Program.
  • Growth Vector: Talent Acquisition and Management for Growth Organizations.
  • FedBizOpps: Helping US Businesses Establish and Grow their Federal Practice.
  • Grant Factory: Helping Eligible Organizations Win Grants for Public Value.
  • Future Labs: Third Party Innovation Lab for Organizations.
  • HedQtrs: Just-in-Time Learning for Business Growth.


Launch Dream was founded by Nitin Pradhan, the award-winning former CIO of US Department of Transportation (US DOT) and an Obama Appointee where he provided IT leadership, vision, strategy, policy and oversight for US DOT’s more than $3.5 billion annual IT portfolio, the 6th largest in the federal government.


Earlier, Nitin was the IT Executive at Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the 12th largest school district in the USA. Nitin has also been the Managing Director of the prestigious Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), which is focused on technology-based economic development, and the CEO of a wireless startup, TechContinuum.


Nitin has a BS in engineering, MBA in marketing, and MS in accounting. More information about him is available on LinkedIn.