Meet the 2020 Consumer Goods Accelerator Cohort

We are excited to announce the companies in this year's Consumer Goods Accelerator cohort, which will launch on Tuesday, July 21. This year, we are partnering with the newly formed Proof Bar & Incubator to deliver an even greater level of coaching and support to [...]

July 20th, 2020|

Maker Day Coming This October During Startup Week

CO.LAB and the Chattanooga Public Library are excited to bring you Maker Day—inspired by Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire—on October 19, 2019. This event will kick off the sixth annual Startup Week Chattanooga with an action-packed day of exhibitions and making! Learn more and apply to [...]

August 19th, 2019|

FreightWaves and CO.LAB Announce Selected Schools for FreightTech Innovation Challenge

Schools represented include some of the top supply chain programs in the country Chattanooga, Tenn. (March 28, 2019) — FreightWaves and CO.LAB have announced the selected teams that will participate in the upcoming FreightTech Innovation Challenge, hosted in Chattanooga, Tenn., on March 29-30. After receiving [...]

March 27th, 2019|

FreightWaves and CO.LAB Partnering to Host First FreightTech Innovation Challenge

College students from across nation will compete for cash prizes in transportation and logistics-focused case competition Chattanooga, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2019) — FreightWaves and CO.LAB are co-hosting the inaugural FreightTech Innovation Challenge: A 24-Hour Transportation and Logistics Use Case Competition on March 29-30, 2019 in [...]

February 20th, 2019|

HealthTech Accelerator Application Now Live

We're excited to announce that this spring, CO.LAB is launching a HealthTech Accelerator—in partnership with Erlanger Health Systems and Unum—to accelerate innovation in the healthcare industry and our regional entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are seeking startups in the healthcare and insurance space who are looking to scale [...]

January 8th, 2019|

CO.LAB, Unum and Erlanger to Launch Healthcare Startup Accelerator

The Company Lab (CO.LAB), Unum and Erlanger are partnering to launch a healthcare startup accelerator beginning in the spring of 2019. The accelerator will provide entrepreneurs with an opportunity to work with large-scale leaders in healthcare and the employee benefits market. “This partnership creates a [...]

October 25th, 2018|

This Month at CO.LAB: Startup Week and Maker Faire Deadlines!

  Coming Up: Startup Week and Maker Faire Deadlines! View this email in your browser STARTUP WEEK CHATTANOOGA EVENT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPT. 11! Want to help us celebrate Chattanooga's startup community? Well there is still a chance! The deadline to submit an event [...]

September 11th, 2018|

Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire Returns Oct. 20 at Chattanooga Public Library!

The fourth annual Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire will make its return Saturday, Oct. 20 at the downtown Chattanooga Public Library. Applications are now open for makers and members of the public to submit their exhibit ideas through Sept. 20. Part science fair, part county fair and part something [...]

August 22nd, 2018|

CO.LAB and Unum to Partner on Healthcare Innovation Opportunities

The Company Lab (CO.LAB) and Unum have formalized a new partnership to leverage Chattanooga’s entrepreneurial strengths and leadership in the employee benefits market. The relationship will commence in August with the goal of enhancing health and well-being innovation in the region. “Unum has established itself [...]

July 31st, 2018|

Where Students Meet Startups

with CO.LAB’s Emily McAndrew and Kenzie Butera On July 21st, we caravanned through the rain to the Nashville Entrepreneur Center for a Launch TN mixer and workshop. Thursday was filled with introductions to the Nashville EC and Launch TN staff, a workshop with the founders [...]

July 18th, 2018|