Mary Stargel :: The Edney Innovation Center :: 053

3 takeaways from this episode:


  1. How to create a truly collaborative initiative
  2. Why communities don’t value what they have
  3. The valuable assets in a small business friendly community

The Edney Innovation Center is the front door to Chattanooga’s Innovation District. It’s a connection point, support base, and catalyst for the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Edney is where startups come to accelerate, grow and thrive. Ideas are born here everyday at community events and workshops hosted on the Fifth Floor.

The Edney has three anchor tenants: CO.LAB, The Enterprise Center, and Society of Work. Throughout the 10-story space you’ll also find startups in innovative office spaces, community events, shared accelerator spaces, and rooftop access with amazing views of the scenic city.


1000 Four is the member of your team who always has and answer, who’s still up working late with you, and the friend who understands what you’re going through. 1000 Four includes an on-demand library of videos and resources from experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts. On top of those resources, we plug you into a community of hundreds of entrepreneurs so you can share goals and challenges, ask questions, and find inspiration.

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