Pass It Down won the 2016 Business to Consumer Award at the Chattanooga Startup Awards during Chattanooga’s startup week. Pass It Down was also one of three finalists for Chattanooga’s Startup of the Year award.
The Chattanooga Startup Awards committee announced the finalists and winners of the third annual Chattanooga Startup Awards. The award banquet took place Thursday night, at the Granfalloon event venue on Main Street.
“Startup Week is one of my favorite times of the year in Chattanooga,” said Startup Awards committee chair, Julia Bursch. “And the awards ceremony is my favorite event of the week since it’s the moment we get to shine a spotlight on our incredible innovators and the young companies they’re growing.
The event was co-emceed by Bellhops co-founder and president, Cameron Doody, and Bellhops communications director, David Martin. Prior to the ceremony, Chambliss Startup Group hosted a social reception attended by roughly 200 startup enthusiasts.
Judges for the 2016 Startup Awards:
Matt McLelland—Innovation Research Manager, Kenco Innovation Labs
Mariano Cebrián—Owner, Panoram Imports
Dan Gilmore—Founder and Attorney at Law, Squire Strategies
Beverly K. Brockman, Ph.D.—Marketing & Entrepreneurship Department Head, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Allie O’Connell—Project Manager, Carbon Five