Nudge + Coach App Connects Health Data to a Real-Life Coach // The New York Times

"Nudge, a small start-up in Richmond, Va., has a suggestion: hire a human coach to help."

April 14th, 2015|

Whiskey is brewing in Chattanooga after 100 year dry spell // Examiner

"Whiskey is being made legally in Chattanooga for the first time in over 100 years at the Tennessee Stillhouse. The cooker, fermenters and 100 gallon Vendome Copper still are all operational at Tennessee's latest producer of distilled spirits, located directly across the street from the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo on Market Street. The Stillhouse opens this week with a (sold-out) Grand Opening celebration on Tuesday, March 24. Normal business hours begin Wednesday for the public to come in for tours and tastings."

March 22nd, 2015|

SXSW Start-up Snapshot: Shoes built by iPhones and 3D printers // Washington Post

"We’re live in Austin this week, and every day, we’ll introduce you to one of the most outside-the-box finalists in the SXSW Accelerator Competition – the premier start-up showcase at the annual South by Southwest festival."

March 15th, 2015|

‘Digital Cobbler’ Feetz Walks Off With $1.3 Million for 3-D Printed Shoes // Wall Street Journal

"Feetz Inc., a Tennessee-based startup that calls itself a “digital cobbler,” as it makes custom footwear with 3-D printers, has raised $1.25 million in seed funding to begin offering its goods to consumers, the company said."

March 11th, 2015|

Why Housing Is Key to Chattanooga’s Tech-Hub Ambitions // City Lab

"Chattanooga gets a lot of press thanks to its smart-grid Internet. Both The New York Times and The Guardian ran affectionate spreads of "Gig City" this past year. Both mentioned that Chattanooga residents can download a two-hour movie in under a minute. And both mentioned that the city's economy has been revolutionized as Chattanooga emerges as a destination for tech-driven innovation..."

March 5th, 2015|

5 Adventurous Vacay Ideas for Mismatched Couples // Paste Magazine

"While Tennessee’s Ocoee River offers top-notch whitewater rafting, you can stay in the heart of Chattanooga and enjoy a more laid-back experience on the water: L2 Outside, right by the city’s famed Aquarium, rents stand-up paddleboarding gear for nice, slow paddle down the Tennessee River. Stop by Rembrandt’s Coffee House to reward yourself and your worn-out boyfriend with a cafe au lait and a cookie in a romantically European setting."

February 12th, 2015|