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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 open our office by appointment only with a mask [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]