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PLEASE READ: GIGTANK is taking this summer as an opportunity to evaluate our accelerator program so we can continue evolving and best serve entrepreneurs regionally and nationwide. As we start this process, we are leaving the accelerator application open so we can stay in touch regarding future programming. Stay tuned for more updates.

Current Opportunities

STARTUPS: Summer 2017*

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.

Specific dates for the summer cohort will be announced soon. Apply now so we can notify you when dates are selected.

*If you are coming from outside of the Chattanooga, stay tuned for housing opportunities.



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.



GIGTANK 365’s mentor network is one of our strongest assets. We take care to customize our pool of mentors according to the needs of the startups we admit into our accelerator. Our mentors are typically accomplished business experts with industry connections, technical chops, and an eye for opportunity. Fill out the form below to let us know what you can contribute.

Corporate Partneres

Most gigabit-driven startups will require the assistance of at-scale service providers to deliver on the promise of unlimited bandwidth. If your company or organization is interested in exploring business opportunities on one of the nation's most advanced communications network, GIGTANK 365 is your access point. Chattanooga offers the nation's only fully-functional metro-wide gigabit Internet service, as well as the largest footprint of ultra high-speed broadband subscribers. Let us know what you're interested in exploring, and we'll get you connected.


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