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GIGTANK Selects Startups for 2015 Accelerator

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 [...]

May 12th, 2015|

Demo Day, Round Two!

Congratulations to the CO.LAB startups who recently participated in the TENN’s first-ever Demo Day! Two of our GIGTANK teams – FwdHealth and HutGrip – were among 20 startups selected from the LaunchTN Accelerator Network to be a part of the big event, as was HATponics, one of [...]

September 9th, 2013|

GIGTANK Teams Selected as TENN Finalists

Demo Day was an amazing showcase of the products and services built by our teams. Thanks to their success on the big day -- and of course, their tireless work during GIGTANK -- some of our teams have received funding, some are in the process [...]

August 26th, 2013|

WeCounsel Raises $600,000 after GIGTANK

GIGTANK 2013 has now come to a close! It was an exciting and exhausting summer for us and especially the GIGTANK teams. It is so encouraging to see the teams make progress throughout the summer on their product and its fit to the respective marketplace. [...]

August 20th, 2013|

Demo Day Showcases GIGTANK’s Startups and Specialists

Here at The Company Lab, we think it’s safe to say that Demo Day 2013 exceeded our highest expectations. Tuesday’s day-long event was a huge success, and it drew hundreds of investors, partners, community leaders and members of the press to the Gig City. From [...]

August 9th, 2013|

How Ugly Is My Baby?

It’s one of the most terrifying – and necessary – questions that an entrepreneur will face. Terrifying, because it comes after weeks, months, even years, of nurturing a concept and bringing it to life; the last thing you want to hear is that your creation [...]

June 21st, 2013|

ng Connect Visits GIGTANK

This week, our friends from Alcatel Lucent's ng Connect Program stopped by to meet the GIGTANK teams and see what they've been up to. The ng Connect Program is a multi-industry ecosystem dedicated to the creation of the new generation connected user experience through collaboration [...]

June 7th, 2013|

Inventor of Ethernet to Headline Demo Day 2013

Last week, The Company Lab was thrilled to announce that Bob Metcalfe will be the keynote speaker for Demo Day 2013 on Aug. 6. Bob is credited with the invention of Ethernet, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. In addition to laying the foundation for [...]

June 6th, 2013|

Early Observations on GIGTANK 2013

The first 10 days of GIGTANK 2013 have been exhilarating! We have an incredible group of 36 founders and specialists in Chattanooga for the entire summer working on launching businesses. Most of these teams are working in the “Internet of Things” arena in various industries [...]

May 23rd, 2013|

GIGTANK Has Arrived!

GIGTANK officially kicked off bright and early Monday morning! For the next three months, our seven startups and 13 specialists will build and test their applications while taking advantage of the Gig City's high-speed Internet. GIGTANK, the world’s only accelerator focused on gigabit fiber networks, will [...]

May 14th, 2013|