Christmas is one day of the year when most businesses and commerce comes to a stop. For some, including the world's biggest retailer — Walmart — today is the only day of the year they are closed for the entire day. Shopping malls, factories, grocery stores, banks, government offices, the stock market and most other workplaces are all shut down today as most families gather to celebrate Christmas. But not all businesses are closed. Last minute holiday shoppers needing batteries for that special Santa toy or wrapping paper for that last gift will find some local Walgreens and CVS stores open limited hours today and some convenience stores and gas station such as Circle K and Mapco still staying open. With most people off work and some eager to get out the house, many local restaurants and most movie theaters also are open today, at least with limited hours. Those traveling on Christmas will find area Waffle Houses, Huddle Houses and City Cafe Diners open 24 hours, while the … [Read more...] about Which Chattanooga area businesses will be open Christmas Day?
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* Beginner Squarespace from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, June 25 at The Edney, Floor Five, 1100 Market St. This class is for anyone getting started with Squarespace. No previous experience required. Topics will include setting up the site, choosing a template and entering content. Register at thechattery.org. $25. * East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 at Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Ct. Speaker: Christy Gillenwater, Chattanooga Chamber President & CEO. $12. * Ooltewah Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 at Puléo's Grille, 6108 Artesian Cir. Join the Ooltewah/Collegedale Council for their monthly mixer at Puleo's Grille, held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. There will be complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials. Free. * DIVERSIFY 2018 Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 at Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jason Wingard, Dean … [Read more...] about Chattanooga area business calendar, June 23-29
For the last four years, AOL cofounder Steve Case has led seven “Rise of the Rest” bus tours across 38 cities, in a total of 26 states. On these tours, he meets with cities’ power brokers and ends each day with a pitch competition for entrepreneurs with a $US100,000 prize. I joined the tour for the last two stops of its latest journey, in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Louisville, Kentucky. I found the “stunt” intentionally grabs attention, and that the tour’s value outlasted its day in town. This article is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series on Better Capitalism. I only spent two days with AOL cofounder Steve Case and his team in May, but they were virtually nonstop. Each time, we were part of the biggest show in town. I joined the last two days of the latest Rise of the Rest bus tour, as it passed through Chattanooga, Tennessee and Louisville, Kentucky. It’s an initiative Case has been running through his Washington, DC-based … [Read more...] about I spent 2 days on a bus with a billionaire and a celebrity author while they toured America to invest $150 million in local business
Richard Feloni, provided by Published 9:18 am, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Revolution AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the Washington, DC-based venture capital firm Revolution, and "Hillbilly Elegy" author JD Vance, who oversees the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. In May, the Revolution team led a bus tour across five cities in the southeastern US, with the intention of catalyzing growth in emerging startup communities. The latest tour, the seventh of its kind, was the first to draw from a $150 million seed fund, whose investors include Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Bridgewater's Ray Dalio. This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism. Business Channel Now Playing: Now Playing Starbucks Removes Its Only Gluten-Free Sandwich Despite Customer Outrage Cooking Light The Silicon Valley Shoe Start-up Betting Simple Is the New Sexy Cheddar TV Was Google's Duplex Demo Real? Cheddar TV FOX Business Beat: Vacation Searches Rose 10 Percent; New Tesla … [Read more...] about AOL founder Steve Case is traveling the US investing in local businesses through his $150 million seed fund — here are the 5 most recent entrepreneurs to get $100,000 each
AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the Washington, DC-based venture capital firm Revolution, and “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance, who oversees the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. In May, the Revolution team led a bus tour across five cities in the southeastern US, with the intention of catalyzing growth in emerging startup communities. The latest tour, the seventh of its kind, was the first to draw from a $US150 million seed fund, whose investors include Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio. This post is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series on Better Capitalism. According to Steve Case, AOL cofounder and CEO of the venture capital firm Revolution, a thriving national ecosystem of startups is essential to a prosperous United States. It’s why he and his partners have recently invested half a million dollars to scale five startups in the southeastern United Statese. It’s also why he founded Revolution in 2005 with what he called a … [Read more...] about AOL founder Steve Case is travelling the US investing in local businesses through his $150 million seed fund — here are the 5 most recent entrepreneurs to get $100,000 each