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Motivo Raises $2.2M Seed Round to Launch First Tele-supervision Marketplace

December 9th, 2019|

The first HIPAA-compliant platform providing online clinical supervision for mental health therapists’ licensure raises its first strategic round of capital.  CHATTANOOGA, DEC. 3, 2019 — Motivo, the first platform for therapist tele-supervision, announced today the [...]

Making it as a Maker: How to Turn Your Passion into Profits

November 27th, 2019|

  On October 19, CO.LAB and the Chattanooga Public Library kicked off Startup Week Chattanooga with Chattanooga Maker Day! It was a rainy Saturday, but the Library was brimming with energy as makers and innovators [...]

San Francisco based $100M Venture Capital Fund comes to Chattanooga… VIRTUALLY

November 27th, 2019|

  On Oct. 23rd, The Company Lab’s (CO.LAB) organized and hosted an incredible Virtual Pitch Event in partnership with VU Venture Partners during Startup Week Chattanooga. The virtual pitch was part of the CO.LAB Capital [...]

Funding Strategies for Female Founders

November 27th, 2019|

  On October 21, The Company Lab (CO.LAB) partnered with the JumpFund and EnrichHER to host the first ever Will This Float?: Female Founders Edition, a local business pitch competition designed to support up-and-coming ideas [...]

How to Build a Global Network for Localism

November 27th, 2019|

  CO.STARTERS is one of the most important programs that we offer at The Company Lab (CO.LAB). The 9-week program provides participants with the framework they need to build out and grow their business. Leading [...]

Consumer Goods in Chattanooga and Tips for Starting Small

November 27th, 2019|

Even if you haven’t heard about Chattanooga, Tennessee, you have likely heard of some of the legacy brands that started here. McKee Foods—you know it as Little Debbie. Chattanooga Bakery—you know it as Moonpie. Lodge [...]

Tips for Diversity in Corporate Innovation

November 27th, 2019|

On Oct 24 - 25, The Company Lab (CO.LAB) hosted its first Unum HBCU Innovation Challenge, in partnership with Unum, the world's largest provider of disability insurance. This two day business case challenge was born [...]

Shut up and Row… Not Really

November 27th, 2019|

You've seen them on the inspirational posters in classrooms, gyms and break rooms: "There is no I in Team" and "Teamwork Makes the Dream Work." These usually elicit a subconscious eye roll when we see [...]

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 [...]