Startup Week CHA 2021 Startup Week CHA 2021
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Will This FLOAT?



This might be the start of a dream come true. Nine people with fresh, creative, fun visions will swallow their fears and doubts and take the stage to present business ideas in this pitch competition. Come see if their ideas FLOAT and connect with budding entrepreneurs.

The full list of companies selected to pitch can be viewed here

Judges for the event include:

  • Adrienne Cooper, founder and CEO of Moonlight Roller
  • Erin Felton Lopez, Etsy Inc. Strategy & Analytics, MBA, Ex-Goldman Sachs
  • Meilani Santillán, Program Director at Code for America
  • Jay Shaffer, Angel Investor and Board Member of Atlanta Tech Angels

Attendees (117)

Chloe Morrison
Chloe Morrison
The Company Lab, Communications Director
Leann and Jamison Cinaglia
Leann and Jamison Cinaglia
Always Be Recycling, Owners / Founders
KaDeadra McNealy
KaDeadra McNealy
Millennial Nail Bar (MNBgo), Founder
Suzanne Dulin
Suzanne Dulin
Get a Bigger Boat, LLC, Founder
Ruth Kaiser
Ruth Kaiser
Eso Marketing, Business Owner
Kenneth Burke
Kenneth Burke
Text Request, VP of Marketing
Briana Garza
Briana Garza
Chatt Taste Food Tours, LLC, Owner/ Co-Founder
Lindsey Cox
Lindsey Cox
CO.LAB, CEO
Zachary Beker
Zachary Beker
The Company Lab, Grants and Programs Manager
Lya Kimbrough
Lya Kimbrough
The Company Lab, Capital Access and Community Engagement Manager
Jay Shaffer
Jay Shaffer
Atlanta Technology Angels, Board Member
Jake Brown
Jake Brown
Blue Sphere Consulting LLC, Principal
Marsha Roberts
Marsha Roberts
Aysha’s Friends, Inc., President/Co-Founder
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Peter Metcalfe
Peter Drew Group, Principle
Geoff Millener
Geoff Millener
The Enterprise Center, COO
Jonathan Bragdon
Jonathan Bragdon
Capacity | Capacity Capital, CEO | Investor
Brittany Ward
Brittany Ward
CRVAS, Business Development & Marketing Manager
Joshua Allen
Joshua Allen
Jam Sessions Productions LLC, Founder and Owner
Azurae Redmond
Azurae Redmond
Young, Black & Widowed Inc., Nonprofit Founder
Debra Socia
Debra Socia
The Enterprise Center, President and CEO
Libby Santin
Libby Santin
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Director, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
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Lissa Martin Sesek
Retired Silicon Valley Engineering Professional, SCORE Small Business Mentor
Mary Helen Montgomery
Mary Helen Montgomery
The Enterprise Center, Marketing & Communications Director
Daniel Lucas
Daniel Lucas
Trident Transport, VP of Innovation
Christine DiPietro
Christine DiPietro
CO.LAB, Director of Programs
Mike Harrison
Mike Harrison
GeekLabs, Geekpreneur
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Erin Lopez
Etsy, Strategy & Analytics
Donna Christian - Lowe
Donna Christian - Lowe
The Donna Show LIVE “Chattanooga’s Queen Connector” (Radio. TV. Social. Professional /On Air @WPTP 100.1 FM, Executive Producer & Radio Host
Melissa Guinn
Melissa Guinn
Lookout Bookkeeping, LLC, Owner
curtis haman
curtis haman
Sequatchie Valley entrepreneur group, President
Karen Collins
Karen Collins
Mayor's Office, Office of Equity and Community Engagement, Director of Supplier Diversity
Matt Patterson
Matt Patterson
Brickyard, Co-Founder/General Partner
Debra Socia
Debra Socia
The Enterprise Center, President and CEO
Suzanne Dulin
Suzanne Dulin
Get a Bigger Boat, LLC, Founder
Karen Collins
Karen Collins
Mayor's Office, Office of Equity and Community Engagement, Director of Supplier Diversity
Monique Villa
Monique Villa
Build In SE / Mucker Capital, Co-Founder / Investor
Grace Huefner
Grace Huefner
Build In SE, Co-Founder
CA
Christina Albert
DSTATION CreativeSpace, Office Manager
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