BBQ Rowe is a local barbecue catering company that serves clients across the Chattanooga area. BBQ Rowe was the 1st place winner in the 2016 Launch Startup Showdown.
Music Therapy GatewayMartha Summa-Chadwick
Music Therapy Gateway in Communications, Inc. is a software platform that allows users to engage in music therapy without having a music therapist present. Due to the limited number of certified music therapists available to the local populace, this platform will make the benefits of music therapy accessible to a much larger number of people affected with speech, motor and cognition issues. Music Therapy Gateway was the 1st place winner of the 2016 ‘Will This Float?’ pitch competition.
Sisu SaunaAlex Davis
Sisu Sauna is a new innovative sauna therapy studio recently opened on Chattanooga’s Southside. The sauna features infrared technology that yields benefits such as pain relief, skin rejuvenation and stress reduction. Sisu Sauna is working to expand and franchise in the future.
Technooga is an app development company dedicated to making products that encourage users to engage with others and connect with their community. The company’s first product in development is called Emoto, an app designed for churches to engage with visitors. Features include push notifications for child care and geofencing abilities that communicates information with users as they arrive and leave.
ViatorForrest Pruitt + Nicole Prebula
ViatoR VR utilizes virtual reality to submerge users in interactive language learning experiences. While immersive experiences are typically key to learning a foreign language, not everyone has the ability to study abroad. With ViatoR VR, students get the opportunity to immerse themselves in foreign language environments that are critical to improving fluency. Viator was the 1st place winner of the 2016 48Hour Launch competition.
WorkweekTravis Dunn + Bob Waycott
WorkWeek is an all-in-one tool that helps service businesses focus less on paperwork and more on growing successful businesses. The platform helps manage schedules, invoices, customers and a number of other tasks that are part of service businesses’ day-to-day workload.