Starting Block Chattanooga’s mission is to help small businesses thrive. We provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with free, easy access to the vital assistance, resources, and information they need—when they need it.

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Looking for Financing?

Learn what you need to access business funding resources.

Looking for events?

Check out our central calendar of business workshops, classes, and networking events.

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The Gateway for Entrepreneurs

We are dedicated to helping connect and grow entrepreneurs in Chattanooga. Click below to find resources to help you start or grow your business.

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Find the steps, tips and resources you need to start a business.

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Plan, market, hire, promote and grow your business with these resources.

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Ready for funding? Find out how to get business loans, grants and equity funding.

Meet Resource Partner CO.LAB

Chattanooga is home to a diverse and ambitious community of entrepreneurs and small business owners. From local restaurants to global tech companies, our region believes in the power of entrepreneurship. […]

Welcome to Starting Block

Welcome to Chattanooga’s Starting Block! A website for entrepreneurs and small businesses searching for resources. Chattanooga believes startups and small businesses are the core of a vibrant economy.  We are excited […]

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Meet our Founding Partners

This collaboratively driven platform came together through the support by:

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Chambliss Startup Group
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