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Finalists Announced for 48Hour Launch: IoT Edition

The Company Lab (CO.LAB) and Mozilla have selected seven teams to compete for prizes in this year’s 48Hour Launch: Internet of Things business hackathon. Projects range from drone-enabled utility repairs to Wi-Fi connected plush toys that allow kids to send and receive voice messages. Register [...]

September 1st, 2016|

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

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 [...]

August 4th, 2015|

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 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|

Innovasan Corporation Wins Grand Prize at Will This Float 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 [...]

November 19th, 2014|

Applications Now Open for Will This Float Pitch Competition

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 [...]

October 22nd, 2014|

Startup Week Chattanooga Announces Event Schedule

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. [...]

September 18th, 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|

Acclaimed 3D Printing Hacker and Biotechnologist to Speak in Chattanooga

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 [...]

May 19th, 2014|