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Media Futurist Robert Tercek to Headline Demo Day

Former Oprah Winfrey Network executive to speak on detecting opportunity in rapidly-evolving environments CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (July 23, 2015) – Robert Tercek, a global thought leader on digital media innovation and a former executive at MTV, Sony and the Oprah Winfrey Network, will be the keynote [...]

July 24th, 2015|

GIGTANK Selects Startups for 2015 Accelerator

Fourteen startups to spend summer launching high-bandwidth applications in Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 12, 2015) – Fourteen startup teams from across North America and Europe will soon convene in Chattanooga to launch business applications that could thrive on gigabit networks. As the newest members of [...]

May 12th, 2015|

GIGTANK 2015 Now Seeking Startups

Annual accelerator returns focus to gigabit origins CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (February 5, 2015) – Applications are now open for GIGTANK 2015, an annual startup accelerator that invites entrepreneurs to develop ultra high-bandwidth business applications on Chattanooga’s fiber optic network. Hosted by The Company Lab (CO.LAB), the [...]

February 5th, 2015|

Applications Now Open for CO.LAB Spring 2015 Accelerator

Intensive program to be offered free, hosted on Main Street and new Innovation Center CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (January 15, 2015) – The Company Lab (CO.LAB) is now seeking applications for its Spring 2015 Accelerator. The program, which surrounds high growth potential startups with mentors and resources [...]

January 15th, 2015|

Entrepreneurial Electricity Spikes at GIGTANK Demo Day

Guest Post by Louise Elliott If you were given the chance to pitch your innovative, game-changing idea to an audience of business professionals and investors, would you jump at the opportunity? Last Tuesday, the summer-quiet halls of GPS filled up with the buzz of an [...]

August 7th, 2014|

World’s Leading Expert on 3D Printing Industry to Keynote GIGTANK Demo Day

Global additive manufacturing authority Terry Wohlers to share industry insights in Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (June 26, 2014) –Terry Wohlers, the world’s leading expert on the 3D printing/additive manufacturing industry, will be the keynote speaker at The Company Lab’s annual GIGTANK Demo Day July 29. The [...]

June 26th, 2014|

Yield or Accelerate? CO.LAB Startups Heed the Signals

By Mike Bradshaw For those of you who missed it, local startups FwdHealth and Picture Wellness recently inked a deal linking their companies to a larger mission – corporate collaboration and community wellness. At CO.LAB, this announcement is especially exciting because each of these two [...]

May 7th, 2014|

GIGTANK Selects Startup Teams for 2014 Accelerator

National talent in 3D printing, smart grid and healthcare industries to innovate in Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 10, 2014) – Startup innovators and specialists from across the U.S. will soon convene in Chattanooga to launch 12 next-generation companies. As the newest members of GIGTANK, these [...]

April 10th, 2014|

UTC Startup Is First Team Selected for GIGTANK 2014

The Company Lab and UTC announce new GIGTANK fellowship for student entrepreneurs CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 27, 2014) – The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) and The Company Lab (CO.LAB) have partnered to launch a new UTC/GIGTANK Fellowship, which will engage qualified student entrepreneurs and [...]

March 27th, 2014|

CO.LAB startup Rapid RMS receives major funding from Blank Slate Ventures

Investment reflects growing strength of Chattanooga’s startup environment CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 12, 2014) – The Company Lab (CO.LAB) is pleased to announce that Rapid RMS, a startup that grew out of the organization’s Fall 2013 Accelerator, has received seed funding from Blank Slate Ventures and [...]

March 12th, 2014|