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A Founder Moving to a New Mission

Will Joseph, one of the founders of CO.STARTERS, is transitioning out of a leadership role in the company to pursue new projects related to our collective mission of supporting entrepreneurs and community builders. “I am sad to step away from CO.STARTERS, but am excited about these next projects and how they might continue to [...]

2019-07-30T03:19:27-04:00July 10th, 2019|

Growing CO.STARTERS

By David Kraus From its very inception, CO.STARTERS’ mission has been to help local grassroots leaders become more effective in their work for their communities. As we’ve pursued this mission, we’ve had the privilege to cultivate and foster an incredible community of like-minded individuals and organizations dedicated to improving their communities through entrepreneurship. Although we [...]

2019-07-30T03:20:11-04:00March 27th, 2018|

CO.STARTERS spun-out of CO.LAB

By Tom Ballard Originally published by Technovation.biz “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 [...]

2019-07-30T03:20:42-04:00August 9th, 2016|

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 [...]

2019-07-30T03:20:56-04:00May 19th, 2015|

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 [...]

2019-07-30T03:21:04-04:00December 13th, 2013|