Folkwriters’ Forum Formed

Did you know Chattanooga has its very own folk music school? Did you know that this awesome folk school has a SpringBoard graduate as one of the founders and teachers? It's all true. The Folk School of Chattanooga was founded in 2009 and is now located in [...]

June 24th, 2011|

The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel Indeed

One of the Company Lab’s neighbors was making a lot of noise last month, so on May 25th I decided to go see who and what was causing all the commotion. Behind clouds of dust, roaming bobcats, and a wall of noise I found a [...]

June 9th, 2011|

SpringBoard Showcase on March 3rd

We have seen over 300 talented entrepreneurs complete SpringBoard, our 8-week business planning class, over the last three years! Recently, we sent out our annual survey out to all 300 graduates and saw several encouraging things. One statistic showed that even in this economically tough time, 72% of our [...]

February 3rd, 2011|

Chattanooga’s First Hostel Raises Walls

Five years ago, Dan Rose and Max Poppel were out of towners from the northeast who loved Chattanooga for its lively, outdoor recreation scene. It was the Triple Crown Bouldering Series that first introduced them to southern climbing and got them hooked. Since then, they [...]

January 25th, 2011|

LifeKraze Beta Goes Active

As I walked up Main Street from my home base at the CoLab to the Market Street offices of Chattanooga based, social media startup LifeKraze, I felt cautiously optimistic about talking to young CEO Ben Wagner and learning what LifeKraze is all about. With a [...]

January 13th, 2011|