Proof Incubator

Proof Incubator is a resource whose mission is to support owners and operators in the food and beverage ecosystem, including everything from restaurants to packaged-goods startups.

About

Proof Incubator is a resource whose mission is to support owners and operators in the food and beverage ecosystem, including everything from restaurants to packaged-goods startups. Proof offers a bar and restaurant program at its brick-and-mortar location that provides the Chattanooga community the opportunity to taste and support emerging food and beverage concepts. We also partner with entrepreneurial support organizations like CO.LAB and the TSBDC to offer industry-specific programs like the Consumer Goods Accelerator and Restaurant Recovery course to businesses throughout the community.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Debt Funding Preparation
  • Equity Funding Preparation
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Statement and Cash Flow

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development

Marketing and Sales

  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Operations and Logistics

  • Health and Safety Training

Product Development

  • R&D Support

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy

Space

  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Coworking
  • Manufacturing Space

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development

Training

  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Tim Moore
Address
422 E. MLK Blvd
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone
(423) 716-7207