Compañía is the hub for Chattanooga’s Latino community and is La Paz’s membership initiative that focuses on relationship building and immersion into the Latino community by celebrating and sharing culture, growing professional aptitudes and give back to the community in a meaningful way


Compañía’s focus is to strengthen the Latinx professional community, so that means providing opportunities for them to hone important skills that contribute to their growth in their respective fields.

With a focus on entrepreneurs and small business owners, Compañía hosts quarterly workshops and runs periodic programs in Spanish designed to help Latinx professionals gain leverage in the professional world.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Diversification
  • Forming a Business

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design


  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Board Development

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Pitch Events
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Startup Drinks
Contact Information
Irma Velazquez
1402 Bailey Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404