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CO.LAB’s Search For a New CEO…

CO.LAB CEO Stepping Down National Search Begins for New CEO After three years of leadership at The Company Lab (CO.LAB), CEO Marcus Shaw is stepping down. Mr. Shaw took the reins at CO.LAB in July 2017, developing the current strategic plan and [...]

December 15th, 2020|

Announcing Finalists for Amplify Pitch Competition

We are so excited to announce the finalists for Startup Week's newest pitch competition, Amplify. The finalists in the Amplify competition will pitch to win a dream ad production package in partnership with three award-winning advertising companies—Humanaut, Pathfinder Films, and The Sasha Group. The finalists [...]

October 20th, 2020|

Meet the Winners of Will This Float?: Black Founders Edition!

We are so excited to announce the winners of this year's Will This Float?: Black Founders Edition! This year's finalists were placed in one of two categories based off of revenue, and one winner was selected from each category to receive a $3,000 cash prize, as well as [...]

October 19th, 2020|

Announcing Finalists for Will This Float?: Black Founders Edition!

We are so excited to announce the finalists for this year's Will This Float?: Black Founders Edition, which will take place on Monday, Oct. 19 at 12 p.m. This year's finalists are placed in one of two categories based off of revenue, and each category [...]

October 15th, 2020|

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|