GIGTANK is the world's only accelerator connected to a metro-wide fiber optic network, enabling next-generation businesses to go to market today.

Applications close March 14
 
Overview

About GIGTANK

GIGTANK is the world’s only startup accelerator connected to a living, metro-wide fiber optic network. Hosted by The Company Lab, this annual program attracts entrepreneurs from across the globe to Chattanooga, TN – the home of America’s first widely-available gigabit Internet service. With Internet speeds that run 100x faster than the national average, Chattanooga offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to innovate on the broadband platform of the future. 


2014 Startup Tracks

GIGTANK Summer 2014

Now in its third iteration, GIGTANK 2014 will accelerate seed stage startups in the additive manufacturing (3D printing), smart grid and healthcare industries by connecting them with the tools, capital and connections to go to market.

 

The Gig City

A city as a living lab

Located in Chattanooga, TN – home of America’s fastest and most ubiquitous broadband service – GIGTANK is the world’s only startup accelerator where entrepreneurs can test and launch high-bandwidth business ideas on a fully-functional 1 Gbps network. With Internet speeds that run 100x faster than the national average, Chattanooga offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to innovate on the broadband platform of the future.

 

Program Details

Why GIGTANK?

Platform

Fastest internet in the U.S.

Toolkit

Tech and pilot partners

Funding

$15,000 in seed capital

Space

Free space to live and work

Mentors

Industry expertise daily

Specialists

Skills to round out your team

Lifestyle

A playground to explore

Audience

A platform to pitch

 

Program Hosts

The Company Lab

From idea to business – it’s what we do. We wake up every morning thinking about how to help startups take the next step in their journey towards creating real value for the world.

 

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Media contact: 
Tia Capps
Communications Director
media@thegigtank.com

 

 
 
 

Our Sponsors

The City of the Future

Chattanooga is the first city in the Western Hemisphere to have gigabit per second fiber Internet accessible to the entire city grid. The possibilities have only begun.



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