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Founder Spotlight: Patrick and Carolina Molloy with Adventure Sports Innovation

July 31st, 2020|

Photos contributed by Adventure Sports Innovation Patrick and Carolina Molloy are the founders of Adventure Sports Innovation, a business that brings to market the latest inventions and innovations for outdoor experiences, sourced from inventors and [...]

Founder Spotlight: Sharon Green with Professional Cleaning Solutions

July 20th, 2020|

Sharon Green is the CEO of Professional Cleaning Solutions located at 800 Market Street in Downtown Chattanooga. Seventeen years ago, the Columbus, GA native came to Chattanooga on an assignment to help an underperforming regional [...]

Meet the 2020 Consumer Goods Accelerator Cohort

July 20th, 2020|

We are excited to announce the companies in this year's Consumer Goods Accelerator cohort, which will launch on Tuesday, July 21. This year, we are partnering with the newly formed Proof Bar & Incubator to [...]

HealthTech Accelerator Update #1

July 13th, 2020|

Last week in our HealthTech Accelerator program, produced in partnership with Unum and Erlanger, our cohort had the opportunity to get industry insight on navigating corporate partnerships. Marco Forato, SVP of Corporate Strategy at Unum, [...]

Meet the HealthTech Accelerator 2020 Cohort

July 6th, 2020|

We are excited to announce the eight teams who are participating in the HealthTech Accelerator, which launched on June 22 in partnership with Erlanger Health System and Unum. In response to the COVID-19 crisis and to [...]

Founder Feature: Ji Heo with TesBros

May 22nd, 2020|

In the last few months, the COVID-19 crisis suddenly shifted the lives of many across the U.S., especially entrepreneurs. Businesses across many sectors have been faced with unique challenges that, for some, have forced them [...]

Running a Restaurant in the COVID-19 Crisis

May 8th, 2020|

In the course of a few weeks, the COVID-19 crisis created a ripple effect throughout the global economy, significantly impacting small businesses. Few industries have experienced a more immediate impact than the restaurant and hospitality [...]

Support CO.LAB Alumni with Online Purchases!

April 1st, 2020|

As measures are put into place nationwide to help prevent further spread of COVID-19, businesses in many sectors are faced with unique challenges. Many companies have been forced to pivot their business model for [...]

Our Response to COVID-19

March 16th, 2020|

Good Morning Entrepreneurial Community: After listening closely to federal, state, and local officials regarding necessary action to prevent further spread of COVID-19, we have decided to close our office until further notice. It is our [...]

Founder Spotlight: Janki Vansia with Opty

February 27th, 2020|

by Zac Beker Founder Spotlight showcases alumni of all CO.LAB programs, including accelerators, CO.STARTERS, Kiva, Business Breakdown Sessions and more. Learn more about the CO.STARTERS program and apply at colab.co/costarters or by clicking the button at the bottom [...]