Startup Week Chattanooga Announces Event Schedule

September 18th, 2014|

Six-day celebration will feature national figures in innovation and entrepreneurship CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (September 18, 2014) – Following months of extensive planning and dozens of event submissions from local startup supporters, the schedule for Startup Week Chattanooga (SWC) is now available to the public. Held Oct. [...]

Entrepreneurial Electricity Spikes at GIGTANK Demo Day

August 7th, 2014|

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 [...]

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

June 26th, 2014|

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 [...]

Acclaimed 3D Printing Hacker and Biotechnologist to Speak in Chattanooga

May 19th, 2014|

New Chattanooga Spirit Series to feature national voices on topics with local impact CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 18, 2014) – Corrie Van Sice, a national thought leader in 3D printing, biotechnology and innovation culture, will share her perspectives in Chattanooga on June 3 at The Church [...]

Yield or Accelerate? CO.LAB Startups Heed the Signals

May 7th, 2014|

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 [...]

It Takes a Community to Raise a Startup (Community)

April 30th, 2014|

By Sheldon Grizzle Just over four years ago, I sent a tweet as a challenge to fellow Chattanoogans: “Chattanooga needs to find ways to restart the entrepreneurial machine it once was in the early 20th century! Let's do it together #rallycry” There are few places [...]

GIGTANK Selects Startup Teams for 2014 Accelerator

April 10th, 2014|

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 [...]

48Hour Launch Launches Nine New Startup Projects

March 31st, 2014|

The Company Lab announces winners of ‘48Hour Launch: The Learning Edition’ CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 31, 2014) – Following two full days of intensive startup development, three teams of local entrepreneurs have emerged as the winners of 48Hour Launch: The Learning Edition, an annual business launching [...]

UTC Startup Is First Team Selected for GIGTANK 2014

March 27th, 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 [...]

Inside 48HL: The top ideas, the leaders behind them, and how you can help

March 21st, 2014|

We’re only seven days away from 48Hour Launch: The Learning Edition, and the moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard your ideas, poured over the applications, and assembled a top-notch crew of experts to help carry [...]