Experience Talks: Life Cycle of a Startup

Our last installment of Experience Talks focused on the life cycle of a startup business. Leading the April 28 discussion were five Chattanoogans with plenty of experience in the startup world. Looking to expand your legal knowledge? Read on for a few sound bytes from [...]

May 8th, 2013|

2013 Experience Talks Series Begins

Last month, we kicked off the 2013 Experience Talks series, which will feature monthly lunch panel discussions alternating with evening sessions over the course of the spring and summer. Our first installment focused on the process of raising capital and the reasons for choosing a [...]

March 6th, 2013|

Startups Get Social

Our Experience Talks series came to a close Wednesday with a seminar on sharing. Online sharing, that is. Social media is tricky business – it can help or hinder your company’s growth. Our panel of entrepreneurs spoke about the do’s and don’ts of Facebook, Twitter, [...]

December 7th, 2012|

Help Your Bank Help You

Last week’s Experience Talks seminar, "Banking Benefits Beyond Loans," featured a lively discussion among several Cohutta Bank representatives and a few local entrepreneurs. The panel offered “been there, done that” advice for entrepreneurs who are in the market for capital and may be considering a [...]

October 25th, 2012|

To Bootstrap or Not to Bootstrap?

That’s the million-dollar question for many entrepreneurs. For Part Five of the Experience Talks series, our Wednesday panel discussed the risks and rewards that each path has to offer. As entrepreneurs who have “been there, done that,” the six panelists shared what they’ve learned from [...]

September 26th, 2012|

Experience Talks, Round 2: Recruiting Your Team

The Experience Talks seminar series continued Wednesday with its second event, “Recruiting Your Team.” The eight-part series, held monthly at the Camp House, provides successful entrepreneurs a forum to share their experiences. This month’s panel focused their discussion on the do’s and don’ts of building [...]

June 22nd, 2012|