Applications Open for 7th Annual ‘Will This Float?’ Competition

Business pitch competition to award $3,000 for best idea, $1,000 for first runner up   APPLY NOW   The Company Lab (CO.LAB) is currently seeking applications for its seventh annual ‘Will This Float?’ competition, which showcases up-and-coming startup ideas in southeast Tennessee. Prospective participants [...]

October 31st, 2016|

CO.LAB hosting Demo Night and Alumni Network Launch Party during Startup Week

Tuesday, October 3 Demo Night 5 PM Floor Five at The Edney Alumni Network Launch Party 7:30 PM Third Floor at Warehouse Row Commons During Startup Week Chattanooga 2016, CO.LAB is hosting a special two-part event to highlight its startups and overall alumni community. The [...]

September 29th, 2016|

Winners Announced at 48Hour Launch: Internet of Things Edition

Following two full days of intensive startup development, four teams of local entrepreneurs have emerged as the winners of ‘48Hour Launch: Internet of Things Edition,’ an annual business launching competition hosted by The Company Lab (CO.LAB) and Mozilla. This year, the program challenged participants to [...]

September 12th, 2016|

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|

CO.LAB and Mozilla Seeking Applications for 48Hour Launch

Business and tech hackathon to focus on Internet of Things The Company Lab (CO.LAB) and Mozilla are partnering to host a weekend-long business competition focusing on the Internet of Things (IoT). The event, called 48Hour Launch, challenges teams of entrepreneurs and specialists to spend 48 [...]

August 18th, 2016|

Spring Accelerator Graduates to Pitch at Chambliss Startup Social

The graduates of the CO.LAB Spring Accelerator and GIGTANK 365 prototype will present and showcase their companies at the Chambliss Startup Social on May 19th. Each of the 6 teams will give five-minute presentations and will be available for greeting and questions before and after the [...]

May 10th, 2016|

Recapping Reverse Pitch

For those of you who weren’t able to make it out last week, our first Reverse Pitch event went off with a bang. Nearly 130 people turned out to hear four local organizations pitch problems they’re willing to pay startups to solve. While the event [...]

April 4th, 2016|

New Startups Sound Off at WTF 2015

What new entrepreneurial innovations can we look forward to in 2016? If the winners and finalists of ‘Will This Float?’ have their way, expect to see a lot more activity in the realm of music and entertainment. This December, we invited entrepreneurs from across the [...]

January 6th, 2016|

10 Finalists Selected to Pitch in ‘Will This Float?’ 2015

Annual event will highlight emerging ideas in the music and entertainment industries CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (December 8, 2015) – Ten finalists have been selected to pitch their business ideas at The Company Lab’s (CO.LAB) annual ‘Will This Float?’ event. The presenters will compete for prizes before [...]

December 8th, 2015|

Applications Now Open for ‘Will This Float?’ 2015

Business pitch competition to highlight startups focused on music and entertainment CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (November 12, 2015) – The Company Lab (CO.LAB) is currently seeking applications for its sixth annual Will This Float? competition, which showcases up-and-coming startup ideas in southeast Tennessee. Prospective participants must submit [...]

November 12th, 2015|