Founder Spotlight: Patrick and Carolina Molloy with Adventure Sports Innovation

Photos contributed by Adventure Sports Innovation Patrick and Carolina Molloy are the founders of Adventure Sports Innovation, a business that brings to market the latest inventions and innovations for outdoor experiences, sourced from inventors and manufacturers around the world. The business is located on River [...]

July 31st, 2020|

Founder Spotlight: Sharon Green with Professional Cleaning Solutions

Sharon Green is the CEO of Professional Cleaning Solutions located at 800 Market Street in Downtown Chattanooga. Seventeen years ago, the Columbus, GA native came to Chattanooga on an assignment to help an underperforming regional finance office. Her reputation as a “get-it-done” professional led her [...]

July 20th, 2020|

Meet the HealthTech Accelerator 2020 Cohort

We are excited to announce the eight teams who are participating in the HealthTech Accelerator, which launched on June 22 in partnership with Erlanger Health System and Unum. In response to the COVID-19 crisis and to ensure safety for all program participants, this is CO.LAB’s first fully virtual [...]

July 6th, 2020|

Running a Restaurant in the COVID-19 Crisis

In the course of a few weeks, the COVID-19 crisis created a ripple effect throughout the global economy, significantly impacting small businesses. Few industries have experienced a more immediate impact than the restaurant and hospitality industry. In the last 2 months, over 1 millions restaurants [...]

May 8th, 2020|

Support CO.LAB Alumni with Online Purchases!

As measures are put into place nationwide to help prevent further spread of COVID-19, businesses in many sectors are faced with unique challenges. Many companies have been forced to pivot their business model for the near future or enhance their focus on direct-to-consumer sales. [...]

April 1st, 2020|

Our Response to COVID-19

Good Morning Entrepreneurial Community: After listening closely to federal, state, and local officials regarding necessary action to prevent further spread of COVID-19, we have decided to close our office until further notice. It is our mission to support the entrepreneurial community, so we see it [...]

March 16th, 2020|

Founder Spotlight: Janki Vansia with Opty

by Zac Beker Founder Spotlight showcases alumni of all CO.LAB programs, including accelerators, CO.STARTERS, Kiva, Business Breakdown Sessions and more. Learn more about the CO.STARTERS program and apply at colab.co/costarters or by clicking the button at the bottom of the page. In this founder feature, we talked to Janki [...]

February 27th, 2020|

Motivo Raises $2.2M Seed Round to Launch First Tele-supervision Marketplace

The first HIPAA-compliant platform providing online clinical supervision for mental health therapists’ licensure raises its first strategic round of capital.  CHATTANOOGA, DEC. 3, 2019 — Motivo, the first platform for therapist tele-supervision, announced today the company has raised $2.2 million of seed financing in an [...]

December 9th, 2019|

Making it as a Maker: How to Turn Your Passion into Profits

  On October 19, CO.LAB and the Chattanooga Public Library kicked off Startup Week Chattanooga with Chattanooga Maker Day! It was a rainy Saturday, but the Library was brimming with energy as makers and innovators gathered together.  In case you didn’t know, Maker Day, formerly [...]

November 27th, 2019|

San Francisco based $100M Venture Capital Fund comes to Chattanooga… VIRTUALLY

  On Oct. 23rd, The Company Lab’s (CO.LAB) organized and hosted an incredible Virtual Pitch Event in partnership with VU Venture Partners during Startup Week Chattanooga. The virtual pitch was part of the CO.LAB Capital Network initiative to connect local entrepreneurs with a national network [...]

November 27th, 2019|