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Experience Talks: What’s in a Brand?

Last week at The Camp House, The Company Lab and TBSDC co-hosted our latest seminar in the Experience Talks series, “Branding Identity: What’s Your Business’s Personality?” Our panel represented two perspectives of the branding world: those who own brands, and those who create them. So, [...]

November 1st, 2013|

Experience Talks: Life Cycle of a Startup

Our last installment of Experience Talks focused on the life cycle of a startup business. Leading the April 28 discussion were five Chattanoogans with plenty of experience in the startup world. Looking to expand your legal knowledge? Read on for a few sound bytes from [...]

May 8th, 2013|

2013 Experience Talks Series Begins

Last month, we kicked off the 2013 Experience Talks series, which will feature monthly lunch panel discussions alternating with evening sessions over the course of the spring and summer. Our first installment focused on the process of raising capital and the reasons for choosing a [...]

March 6th, 2013|

Startups Get Social

Our Experience Talks series came to a close Wednesday with a seminar on sharing. Online sharing, that is. Social media is tricky business – it can help or hinder your company’s growth. Our panel of entrepreneurs spoke about the do’s and don’ts of Facebook, Twitter, [...]

December 7th, 2012|

Help Your Bank Help You

Last week’s Experience Talks seminar, "Banking Benefits Beyond Loans," featured a lively discussion among several Cohutta Bank representatives and a few local entrepreneurs. The panel offered “been there, done that” advice for entrepreneurs who are in the market for capital and may be considering a [...]

October 25th, 2012|

To Bootstrap or Not to Bootstrap?

That’s the million-dollar question for many entrepreneurs. For Part Five of the Experience Talks series, our Wednesday panel discussed the risks and rewards that each path has to offer. As entrepreneurs who have “been there, done that,” the six panelists shared what they’ve learned from [...]

September 26th, 2012|

Experience Talks, Round 5: Equity Investment for Small Businesses

Join us at the Camp House Sept. 19 for the fifth installment of the Experience Talks series: Equity Investment for Small Businesses. Our five-person panel will discuss the pros and cons of raising investment capital for your business – and they know what they’re talking [...]

September 11th, 2012|

Experience Talks, Round 3: Leading Your Team

So you’ve recruited your team. Now what? For the third event in the eight-part Experience Talks series, guest speakers Lisa Nausley and Jennie Hobbs focused their discussion on successful leadership. With backgrounds in sales and management, Nausley and Hobbs represent Sandler Training, a global training [...]

July 20th, 2012|

Experience Talks, Round 2: Recruiting Your Team

The Experience Talks seminar series continued Wednesday with its second event, “Recruiting Your Team.” The eight-part series, held monthly at the Camp House, provides successful entrepreneurs a forum to share their experiences. This month’s panel focused their discussion on the do’s and don’ts of building [...]

June 22nd, 2012|