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What Your Website Needs | Digital Marketing Expert’s Perspective

August 23rd, 2019|

This Spring, The Company Lab (CO.LAB) hosted our inaugural HealthTech Accelerator. Eight healthcare startups graduated from the 10-week program prepared to take their companies to the next level. One of the key outcomes for participants [...]

Maker Day Coming This October During Startup Week

August 19th, 2019|

CO.LAB and the Chattanooga Public Library are excited to bring you Maker Day—inspired by Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire—on October 19, 2019. This event will kick off the sixth annual Startup Week Chattanooga with an action-packed [...]

Meet the Companies in our 2nd Consumer Goods Accelerator

June 25th, 2019|

We're pleased to announce the companies participating in our second cohort of the Consumer Goods Accelerator! This year we are working with food and beverage startups from across the Southeast to accelerate their efforts in developing customer [...]

CO.LAB Announces Teams Participating in Spring HealthTech Accelerator

April 4th, 2019|

Teams will pair and work closely with management from Erlanger and Unum The Company Lab (CO.LAB) has announced the eight teams who will be participating in the HealthTech Accelerator, which launched on April 2 in [...]

FreightWaves and CO.LAB Announce Selected Schools for FreightTech Innovation Challenge

March 27th, 2019|

Schools represented include some of the top supply chain programs in the country Chattanooga, Tenn. (March 28, 2019) — FreightWaves and CO.LAB have announced the selected teams that will participate in the upcoming FreightTech Innovation [...]

FreightWaves and CO.LAB Partnering to Host First FreightTech Innovation Challenge

February 20th, 2019|

College students from across nation will compete for cash prizes in transportation and logistics-focused case competition Chattanooga, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2019) — FreightWaves and CO.LAB are co-hosting the inaugural FreightTech Innovation Challenge: A 24-Hour Transportation [...]

HealthTech Accelerator Application Now Live

January 8th, 2019|

We're excited to announce that this spring, CO.LAB is launching a HealthTech Accelerator—in partnership with Erlanger Health Systems and Unum—to accelerate innovation in the healthcare industry and our regional entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are seeking startups in [...]

Holiday Gift Guide

November 20th, 2018|

CO.LAB Holiday Gift Guide 2018 Looking for ways to keep your dollars closer to home this holiday season? Here's a list of fantastic local startups with unique gift items to fit anyone's budget. [...]

CO.LAB, Unum and Erlanger to Launch Healthcare Startup Accelerator

October 25th, 2018|

The Company Lab (CO.LAB), Unum and Erlanger are partnering to launch a healthcare startup accelerator beginning in the spring of 2019. The accelerator will provide entrepreneurs with an opportunity to work with large-scale leaders in [...]

Startup Week Chattanooga 2018 Event Schedule Now Live!

October 10th, 2018|

Week-long celebration will feature more than 100 events for entrepreneurs   Following months of extensive planning and a wide range of event submissions from local startup supporters, the schedule for Startup Week Chattanooga (SWC) is [...]