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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 [...]

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 [...]