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Local Startup Gets A Little Love

One of Chattanooga's rising startup superstars, SupplyHog, recently got some unexpected attention on TechCrunch. SupplyHog, the startup formerly known as Nopone, won our first-ever Will This Float? competition 18 months ago. And ever since has been off to the races: in May they received their [...]

January 30th, 2012|

Startup Profile: SupplyHog

The construction industry is huge, and so is Nathan Derrick’s idea to transform that industry with SupplyHog.com (formerly called Nopone). Nathan knows construction. He has experience in all aspects of the industry from surveying, financing, and titling to contracting, supplying, and building. Nathan recognized that [...]

June 29th, 2011|

Nopone.com Provides Relief for Disaster Victims

You may remember Nathan Derrick, founder of Nopone.com, who ran away as the winner of our first ever Will This Float? event. Nopone launched last month under the premise of matching contractors and DIYers to suppliers of construction materials. Yesterday, Nopone began offering a brand new service [...]

May 4th, 2011|

SecureWaters Honored as a Top 50 Most Promising Start-Up

There's a palpable buzz around Chattanooga right now regarding the start-up culture that is growing and gaining steam each week. The last couple weeks have been fascinating and exciting! Here's a quick recap of the good things that have happened/are happening in the start-up community: [...]

November 24th, 2010|

Update on Nopone.com’s Visit to NYC for TechStars for a Day

So, last time we mentioned Nopone was last Friday and Founder Nathan Derrick was somewhere between Knoxville and Johnson City on his way to TS4AD. Since Chattanooga's never had anyone make it this far in TechStars' process, we thought we'd follow Derrick throughout the process [...]

November 23rd, 2010|

Winner of Will This Float? Invited to TechStars For A Day

Chattanooga's start-up community has had a week to remember. Over 200 people turned out to vote Nathan Derrick, of Nopone.com, the first-ever winner of Will This Float? This was a pretty awesome night and we heard from a number of people that it was the [...]

November 19th, 2010|

The Five Finalists for Will This Float?

Two weeks ago, we put out a call for innovative ideas for new ventures...these could be sketches on a napkin or a prototype for a new product. We had a wide variety of submissions and we were impressed with the quality of the ideas. After [...]

November 15th, 2010|