Banyan co-founder Toni Gamayel pitches Banyan, the winner of last year’s entrepreneur track at GigTank Demo day in Chattanooga. The team has incorporated more features that make scientific research collaboration easier and tracking easier for authors and universities
Over 500 people came from across Tennessee and across the USA to Chattanooga TN Wednesday and Thursday for GigTank’s Demo Day. GigTank is a 90 day accelerator program based in Chattanooga with an emphasis on using Chattanoga’s 1GBPS internet. Chattanooga was the first city in the United States (edging out Kansas City and Google by
It’s been a great two days here in Chattanooga TN, the Chamber of Commerce has done a great job hosting media from across the country for two intense days of learning about Chattanooga, gigabit ethernet and the startups of the GigTank. For the GigTank entrepreneur teams and the student teams it’s been a grueling three
WeCounsel a graduate of GigTank’s latest cohort has secured a $600,000 investment from UltraGroup, a Chattanooga based healthcare company, and not your typical startup investor.
Launch Tennessee the private/public partnership designed to support 9 accelerator regions for startups in entrepreneurship across Tennessee is highlighting the entire south east region, it’s culture, technology and startups at the upcoming Southland Conference in Nashville in two weeks. Of course the day and a half long conference, being held at The Cannery Ballroom and
The inaugural Southland conference is less than a month away. With that they’ve selected the first 20 startups in their startup village of 50 which is a great reflection of the awesome startups across the landscape of the southeast.
If you’ve been a nibletz for a while, then you acutely aware of the fact that Kansas City is not the first gigabit city, Chattanooga Tennessee is. With that, Chattanooga hosted their first GigTank accelerator last year. The GigTank accelerator functioned with two tracks,students and entrepreneurs. The idea behind it was to accelerate companies that
Over the course of last week’s everywhereelse.co The Startup Conference people saw that Tennessee was a contender in the startup and entrepreneurial space. What some may not realize is that it Chattanooga Tennessee that was the first to offer wall to wall gigabit Ethernet. Two years ago Chattanooga, the city known for it’s choo-choo, became
Jacksonville just recently held a Startup Weekend event. The event, like most Startup Weekends, brought hordes of entrepreneurs, hackers, developers and designers together under one roof to build companies over a 54 hour period. Jennifer Chapman, was one of those entrepreneurs. She had an idea called “Pinstitute” an online education platform taking the concepts behind
It’s Investor Day/Demo Day season across the country. We’ve got Brandery’s demo day in Cincinnati in two weeks on October 3rd. RevTech in Charlotte’s demo day is also October 3rd. MassChallenge has a class graduating soon, and so do many more. Here at nibletz, the voice of startups “everywhere else” we attend a lot of
August is just about over and “Demo Day Month” in the great state of Tennessee concluded last Thursday at JumpStart Foundry’s Demo Day in Nashville. It was a month that Vice President Gore should be proud of afterall nothing says innovation like inventing the internet. Overall it was an impressive month for innovators in Tennessee.
Last week we were in Chattanooga Tennessee for GigTank. GigTank was the first ever accelerator focused on startups building around 1 GB ethernet. Chattanooga was the first city in the United States with one gigabit fiber optic internet to every home and business in a 600 square mile radius. They beat Kansas City, who’s 1 GB
While we were in Chattanooga Tennessee for the GigTank Demo Day on Thursday, our hosts, the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce took us on a great tour of the city with special attention to services, companies, and educational centers that utilized Chattanooga’s 1gb fiber optic network. Chattanooga was the first city to have 1gb ethernet fiber,