Twelve startup teams from across the Eastern U.S. will soon convene in Chattanooga to launch applications and business models that could thrive on gigabit networks. As the newest members of GIGTANK, these entrepreneurs will spend the next three months working with corporate partners, industry experts, investors and established business leaders to ready their companies for the next-generation marketplace.
GIGTANK, a local startup accelerator and annual production of The Company Lab (CO.LAB), is launching as a year-round program May 16.
The graduates of the CO.LAB Fall Accelerator will present and showcase their companies at Pitch Night on January 27th. Each of the 11 teams will give five-minute presentations and will be available for greeting and questions before and after the pitches. The Pitch Night will be [...]
Former Oprah Winfrey Network executive to speak on detecting opportunity in rapidly-evolving environments CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (July 23, 2015) – Robert Tercek, a global thought leader on digital media innovation and a former executive at MTV, Sony and the Oprah Winfrey Network, will be the keynote [...]
Fourteen startups to spend summer launching high-bandwidth applications in Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 12, 2015) – Fourteen startup teams from across North America and Europe will soon convene in Chattanooga to launch business applications that could thrive on gigabit networks. As the newest members of [...]
Annual accelerator returns focus to gigabit origins CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (February 5, 2015) – Applications are now open for GIGTANK 2015, an annual startup accelerator that invites entrepreneurs to develop ultra high-bandwidth business applications on Chattanooga’s fiber optic network. Hosted by The Company Lab (CO.LAB), the [...]
Intensive program to be offered free, hosted on Main Street and new Innovation Center CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (January 15, 2015) – The Company Lab (CO.LAB) is now seeking applications for its Spring 2015 Accelerator. The program, which surrounds high growth potential startups with mentors and resources [...]
Guest Post by Louise Elliott If you were given the chance to pitch your innovative, game-changing idea to an audience of business professionals and investors, would you jump at the opportunity? Last Tuesday, the summer-quiet halls of GPS filled up with the buzz of an [...]
Global additive manufacturing authority Terry Wohlers to share industry insights in Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (June 26, 2014) –Terry Wohlers, the world’s leading expert on the 3D printing/additive manufacturing industry, will be the keynote speaker at The Company Lab’s annual GIGTANK Demo Day July 29. The [...]
By Mike Bradshaw For those of you who missed it, local startups FwdHealth and Picture Wellness recently inked a deal linking their companies to a larger mission – corporate collaboration and community wellness. At CO.LAB, this announcement is especially exciting because each of these two [...]