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U.S. SBA Awards CO.LAB Grant to Support Startup Growth

August 4th, 2015|

Grant recognizes trailblazing accelerators for work to grow entrepreneurial ecosystems CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (August 4, 2015) – In an announcement made at the White House today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) named The Company Lab (CO.LAB) one of 88 accelerators to earn a $50,000 grant [...]

Media Futurist Robert Tercek to Headline Demo Day

July 24th, 2015|

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 [...]

GIGTANK Selects Startups for 2015 Accelerator

May 12th, 2015|

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 [...]

48Hour Launch meets GigHacks

April 28th, 2015|

As many of you know, we like to shake things up from time to time. It’s what entrepreneurs do, and it’s part of our ethos at CO.LAB. In keeping with that value, we’re partnering with Hive Chattanooga to bring the best aspects of 48Hour Launch [...]

GIGTANK 2015 Now Seeking Startups

February 5th, 2015|

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 [...]

Applications Now Open for CO.LAB Spring 2015 Accelerator

January 15th, 2015|

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 [...]

Making Trails at Will This Float? 2014

November 20th, 2014|

Anyone who’s spent time in Chattanooga or read about it in the news likely knows two main things about this city: we’re really into the outdoors, and we’re really into startups. And no wonder – Chattanooga is surrounded by beautiful mountains, lakes, rivers, and trails. [...]

Innovasan Corporation Wins Grand Prize at Will This Float 2014

November 19th, 2014|

The Company Lab honors three emerging companies as winners of fifth annual pitch event CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (November 19, 2014) – The Company Lab (CO.LAB) announced three emerging companies as the winners of its fifth annual ‘Will This Float?’ business pitch competition yesterday evening. Innovasan Corporation [...]

Drumroll, Please…Announcing Our Finalists for Will This Float 2014

November 12th, 2014|

10 entrepreneurs to compete for cash, free business services & a spot in the "Will This Float?" Hall of Fame One of the most highly-anticipated startup events of the year is nearly upon us, folks! Will This Float? 2014 takes place next Tuesday, and the Outdoor Recreation [...]

Applications Now Open for Will This Float Pitch Competition

October 22nd, 2014|

5th annual event to highlight startups focused on outdoor recreation and sustainability CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (October 22, 2014) – The Company Lab (CO.LAB) is currently seeking applications for its fifth annual Will This Float? competition, which showcases up-and-coming startup ideas in the Chattanooga area. Prospective participants [...]