Google Promotes Entrepreneurial Growth

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Tennessee’s economy is thriving. As the Chattanoogan reported last month, most Tennessee counties had unemployment below five percent at the close of the year. Businesses are flocking here because of our low tax rates, but we also need to ensure that our Tennessee entrepreneurs have the online tools they need to compete on a state, national, and global scale. 

That includes innovative services offered by tech leaders, like online ads through Google and Market Finder. These tools level the playing field and allow an entrepreneur just starting out in Chattanooga to compete with any company across the world. In fact, Google provides training and advanced tools that would allow a small business to grow its revenue four times faster than the competition. 

Tennessee has long been home to the entrepreneurial spirit. Let’s ensure that our entrepreneurs keep access to the tools they need to be successful. So that tomorrow, the next big game-changing start-up is a Tennessee business.

Harrison Coker


On Being Transparent

Do Not Fear

COVID-19 Will Disproportionately Impact Poor And Communities Of Color


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Opinion

On Being Transparent

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Do Not Fear

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Breaking News

Georgia Coronavirus Cases Now Over 10,000; 369 Deaths

Georgia state health officials said Wednesday evening that another seven people have died from the coronavirus since Wednesday morning, bringing the total to 369. The confirmed cases are now over 10,000, at 10,189, up from 9,156 on Tuesday. Officials said 2,082 have been hospitalized in Georgia with the deadly virus - up from 1,899 on Tuesday. Whitfield County remains ... (click for more)

7 More Die Of Coronavirus In Tennessee; Cases Go To 4,362

Tennessee now has 79 coronavirus deaths - up seven since the Tuesday report. Cases have gone up from 4,138 to 4,362. Officials said 449 people have been hospitalized in the state from coronavirus. The state report shows 94 cases in Hamilton County and nine deaths. Bradley County is at 28 cases of the deadly new strain of virus. Marion County remains at 21 cases. It ... (click for more)

Sports

SSAC Announces 2020 Women's Golf Awards

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Lady Vols' Hoops: 2019-20 Season Notebook

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