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Now accepting applications for the GIGTANK 365 accelerator spring and summer 2016.

 
Current Opportunities

STARTUPS: Summer Cycle | May 16 - August 15, 2016*

Strong preference will be given to startup teams that place ultra high-speed, low-latency networking at the core of their business models. Qualified candidates may include those with companies focused on connected devices, telepresence, urban analytics, 21st century learning and other broadband driven applications. Click here to view an expanded list of focus areas, as well as qualifications and selection criteria.

Not sure if you fit the bill? Don’t count yourself out just yet. At the end of the day, we’re looking for inventive people from diverse backgrounds who want to test their ideas on Chattanooga’s fiber optic network. If you have a stellar concept and a solid team, let us know and we’ll do our best to open some doors.

*Free housing available May 25 - July 31, 2016.



Summer applications close March 31

STARTUPS: Spring Prototype | February 22 - May 31, 2016

The prototype for GIGTANK 365 will begin this spring in conjunction with the CO.LAB Accelerator spring cohort. Startups are welcome to apply to participate in both the prototype this spring and the official launch of GIGTANK 365 starting in May. If you are interested in participating in the prototype, please specify when you apply. Qualified candidates for the prototype will be admitted on a rolling basis.


 

SPECIALISTS: Summer Cycle

Qualified college students have the opportunity to work with our startups companies as part of a statewide summer specialist program. If you are interested in applying as a Specialist for the GIGTANK 365 summer cycle, connect with our partners at Launch Tennessee to learn more.

 

In addition to seeking high-quality startup teams, we are also opening our selection process to potential corporate partners and mentors.

To submit an application or express interest in being involved, please explore the opportunities below.

 

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