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SXSW MeetUp Reminder

by spikegillespie ~ February 13, 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Hey Y’all,This is a reminder that LaunchPad Coworking is hosting a MeetUp during SXSWi in March. It’s getting close. We’ve had a lot of RSVPs. Would love to see you there. Also, I’ll be interviewing people so I can post those interviews at our website, So if you’re interested, please do come by and […]

LaunchPad Coworking in Austin Signs a Lease

by spikegillespie ~ February 13, 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Y’all– after looking at a number of options, we found the perfect place and signed a lease. LaunchPad Coworking opens this summer. Meanwhile, we were more than a little happy to release the following announcement: Julie Gomoll LaunchPad Coworking press kit: Released: AUSTIN, TEXAS, February 11, 2008 You’ve been asking — Is LaunchPad […]

Co-working at the PSFK Conference in New York

by Andrew Hoppin ~ February 1, 2008 ~ 2 Comments

I’ll be talking about our experience with co-working at NASA at PSFK‘s great New York conference in March, and will be joined on stage by Etsy Labs to contrast our experiences. I’d love input from anyone else with experience using co-working in government or other large enterprise contexts as I prepare my talk.

Umbrella Offices in South Brooklyn, it’s kinda like coworking

by noneck ~ January 25, 2008 ~ 2 Comments

without using the word “coworking,” umbrella office‘s founder David Krieger states his goal is “to bring people together, host meaningful seminars, speakers, dinner parties and put some art on the walls.” if you click on the Christopher Batchelder‘s profile you’ll see his goal to be “to create an innovative office-share that fosters committed, diligent and […]

SXSW and crying babies

by spikegillespie ~ January 17, 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Hi Again from Austin, So excited that coworking will be repped at SXSW. I’ve been attending and participating in the festival since 1993ish and have paneled a few times, including the first year they offered an interactive component. For those of you attending, please do give us all a shout when you’re getting ready to […]

Greetings from an Austin, TX Coworker

by spikegillespie ~ January 16, 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Howdy, Spike Gillespie here. I’m the blogger for Launchpad Coworking. Launchpad Coworking is a (co)work in progress. We hope to open our space this summer. Currently we’re planning the space, meeting other coworkers, and checking out how other people around North America are interpreting coworking. I’d love feedback and input from y’all so please check […]

by Alex Hillman ~ January 15, 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Back in July, I received a ping from Patrick Tanguay from Station-C coworking in Montreal suggesting that we should band together and submit a panel for SXSW Interactive 08 (the conference at which we had met, in fact).   Over the course of the next week, we shared ideas and, with input from Chris and […]

Jan 11, 2008: Open coworking Brighton at The Werks

by Neil Ford ~ January 7, 2008 ~ 0 Comments

In the spirit of Open Coffee / beer / juice, The Werks is opening up on Friday’s for free coworking to developers, writers, creatives, freelancers and independents. The deal: come along (9:30 onwards), use our space, broadband and facilities and in return; respect the space and the people in it, collaborate and if you found […]

Office Nomads in FORTUNE Small Business

by Chris Messina ~ December 28, 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Berkeley Coworker Sean O’Steen pointed out a great article about Seattle’s Office Nomads space over CNNMoney/FORTUNE Small Business, including a great quote: [Office Nomads founder Susan Evans] has found that the benefits of coworking go well beyond getting people out of their cars. “It’s about having a work community and being around people who are […]

Coworking Tour Slideshow

by Miss Rogue ~ December 20, 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Thanks so much to Rosemarie Lion for putting together this awesome Slideshow from the Co-Hopping Night! Rosemarie and crew came all the way down from Sonoma, where Sonoma Coworking is brewing. Thanks to everyone who came down and participated!