Skuid was mentioned in Fortune today in an article about how Chattanooga is “one of America’s most startup-friendly cities.” Through a strong private/public partnership and the hard work and dedication of many, Chattanooga was the first municipality to debut a city-wide gigabit network.
With speeds 200 times faster than the national average, the gig was the initial step toward transforming the city into a tech destination. As a cloud-based SaaS company, Skuid has reaped the benefits of the city’s investment.
Having speedy and reliable internet is mission critical for us to better serve our customers and our partners.Ken McElrath, Skuid CEO, and Andy Berke, Chattanooga City Mayor, were interviewed for the article.
“As an entrepreneur, I find it very helpful. When you look at what’s happened in Chattanooga these last few years, it’s been a cooperative effort,” says McElrath.
“It’s very common to see public education, private education, city government, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits come together to solve a problem as a group.” Read the full article here.