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AZ Tech Beat | November 20, 2017

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CO+HOOTS takes 2nd in FirstBank competition

CO+HOOTS takes 2nd in FirstBank competition
Ryan Loebe

Co-written with Tishin Donkersley

CO+HOOTS, Phoenix’s largest co-working community, participated in the FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business contest where the prize money would be used to accelerate ones’ business.

If anyone has been paying attention, this co-working space is accelerating at full speed. Earlier in November, they announced plans to expand to a 14,000 sq. ft. space offering more than 20 private offices, an open co-working area, two community classrooms, an open event space, shaded parking and a lounge. CO+HOOTS was also ranked as number two in the nation and ninth in the world for co-working spaces.

For this competition, CO+HOOTS received the Runner Up prize of $2,500.

“It was great to see the other local companies supporting their community and we are beyond honored to be among them,” said Kay Transtrum, Project co+ordinator of CO+HOOTS. “Our thanks to FirstBank for seeing the value in small business and their immense impact!”

In late November, FirstBank announced that Brelby Theatre Company, a Glendale-based company that produces professional live theatrical shows and operates classes and workshops, won the $20,000 first prize.

Read more about CO+HOOTS, their expansion, foundation, and more at AZ Tech Beat