CO.STARTERS spun-out of CO.LAB

By Tom Ballard

Originally published by

“We’re focused on using business processes and individuals to build communities,” CO.STARTERS Enoch Elwell told us when we caught-up with him recently.

The program’s Founder, who launched the initiative as part of his role as a Co-Founder of Chattanooga’s CO.LAB, recently spun-out the nine-week CO.STARTERS approach into a separate entity named Get Started.

“We were building-out the […]

August 9th, 2016|Press|

Chattanooga-based business accelerator program goes global

by Mitra Malek

Originally published by the Chattanooga Times Free Press

Not even two years old, CO.STARTERS is expanding overseas.

Five New Zealand municipalities are licensing the business development program, said Enoch Elwell, who founded CO.STARTERS under Chattanooga nonprofit organization CO.LAB.

“We’ve had an incredible response for CO.STARTERS across New Zealand,” Elwell, 28, said. “We are looking forward to sharing the Chattanooga way […]

May 19th, 2015|Press|

CO.STARTERS hopes to bring about a “small business revolution”

By Gabrielle Chevalier

Originally published by 

What began as a course to help local entrepreneurs with business ideas has turned into a curriculum gaining ground in other cities to bring about a “small business revolution” and encourage startup companies.

CO.STARTERS, a revamped version of The Company Lab’s Springboard Program, is now offered in 20 different […]

February 11th, 2014|Press|

The Gig City Launches National CO.STARTERS Program

by Monica Selby 

Originally published by Serious Startups

Small business is the backbone of our economy.

We’ve all heard it. Over and over (and over) again. But is it true?

Earlier this fall a report from the Kauffmann Foundation suggested that it may not be. Tech companies do actually drive economic growth, so that’s good news for the startup ecosystem. But, […]

December 13th, 2013|Press|
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