An Introduction to the Resident Co Workers at theCO

An Introduction to the Resident Co Workers at theCO

theCO in Jackson Tennessee functions as a space for entrepreneurs to run their business out of a place that is not their home, as well as offering services or connections to entrepreneurs who need assistance or training with grant writing, branding, or marketing. theCO has a large number of members that work at theCO daily, but there are a few companies that have a “resident” coworking space.

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Meet our Best in the West Finalists: ApeGrip Training Products

Meet our Best in the West Finalists: ApeGrip Training Products

Brad Royer wasn’t getting the most out of his workouts. Whenever he lifted weights, the white chalk on his palms slid onto his wrists in ashy rivers of sweat. He tried researching alternative products, but he couldn’t find anything that sufficiently kept his hands dry and grip strong. So he decided to invent a product himself: ApeGrip Xtreme Liquid Chalk.

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Meet our Best in the West Finalists: The Farmer's Perk

Meet our Best in the West Finalists: The Farmer's Perk

Like many entrepreneurs, Nelson noticed a hole in the market: no one at the West Tennessee Farmers’ Market was offering coffee to the patrons who came out on Saturday morning to browse the colorful selections of vegetables, herbs, and goods. Nelson invested $400 in obtaining a coffee pot and bags of coffee beans, and during the summer of 2012 he began a business that he would later name “The Farmer’s Perk.”

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Our Jackson Home: Our Jackson Table Winter 2016-2017 Recap

Our Jackson Home: Our Jackson Table Winter 2016-2017 Recap

Some of the entrepreneurs who are the funnest to support in our city our restaurant owners, and if you're unsure what local fare you should try in Jackson, Our Jackson Home is here to help. Check out this #OurJacksonTable recap by Katie Howerton giving us the deets on a dozen local grub spots.

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Our Jackson Home: The Escape Artist

Our Jackson Home: The Escape Artist

Through his continually growing business Jackson Escape RoomsCO:member and CO.STARTERS graduate Lee Wilson has made us proud in a handful of ways—not to mention through his most recent endeavor, starring on CBS's new reality TV show, Hunted. Check out this Our Jackson Home story by Josh Garcia giving us a behind-the-scenes look at the show and how entwined it is with JER, and don't miss the premiere this Saturday.

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