Chattanooga Startup Gets Love on TechCrunch

A CHA startup has been mentioned by the ever-coveted TechCrunch blog today! Nopone was accepted into DreamIt Ventures' accelerator program in Philadelphia, PA, which launches next week. "We are thrilled to be a part of this program," said Founder and CEO Nathan Derrick of their [...]

September 8th, 2011|

Startup Profile: SupplyHog

The construction industry is huge, and so is Nathan Derrick’s idea to transform that industry with SupplyHog.com (formerly called Nopone). Nathan knows construction. He has experience in all aspects of the industry from surveying, financing, and titling to contracting, supplying, and building. Nathan recognized that [...]

June 29th, 2011|

Nopone.com Provides Relief for Disaster Victims

You may remember Nathan Derrick, founder of Nopone.com, who ran away as the winner of our first ever Will This Float? event. Nopone launched last month under the premise of matching contractors and DIYers to suppliers of construction materials. Yesterday, Nopone began offering a brand new service [...]

May 4th, 2011|

Update on Nopone.com’s Visit to NYC for TechStars for a Day

So, last time we mentioned Nopone was last Friday and Founder Nathan Derrick was somewhere between Knoxville and Johnson City on his way to TS4AD. Since Chattanooga's never had anyone make it this far in TechStars' process, we thought we'd follow Derrick throughout the process [...]

November 23rd, 2010|

Will This Float 2010? Photos

Will This Float was an pitch competition to win a giant life preserver and $10,000 of local startup business services. Read the story of how it all happened on our event blog post, finalist listing, field guide, followup blog, and press release. Check out professional photography from [...]

November 20th, 2010|

Chattanoogans: Pursue Your Ideas

Tonight was an awesome night for the start-up community in Chattanooga. We know there were a few glitches here and there, and we would certainly change some things if we had them to do over again...but ultimately, over 200 people packed out the CampHouse and [...]

November 17th, 2010|

Nopone.com Wins Will This Float? Prize

Press ReleaseNovember 16, 2010 Will This Float Draws Over 200 People For Start-Up Event CHATTANOOGA, TN - Nathan Derrick walked away from Chattanooga’s first-ever Will This Float? competition with a giant life preserver around his neck. The flotation device was the prize that Derrick won [...]

November 17th, 2010|

Field Guide for Will This Float? Attendees

Will This Float? will show off some great ideas, local food, local craft beer and creative mobile tech uses. Read more below to make sure you're prepared tonight... Will_This_Float_Guide.pdf Download this file

November 16th, 2010|

Will This Float? 2010

Presented by: How do I submit my idea? Fill out the application below or click here! What is it? Will This Float? is a celebration of the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of Chattanooga! We'll have good food, good beer, good music and innovative start-up ideas. [...]

October 21st, 2010|