CO+HOOTS’s HUUB wins $10,000 in national innovation competition

HUUB, a software platform developed by CO+HOOTS, won a $10,000 grant as part of a competition initiated by a collaboration between the U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Science and Technology Council’s Lab-to-market subcommittee. The Lab-to-Market (L2M) Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem Prize Competition awarded $330,000 in prizes to companies across the country. More than 160 … Read more

Coffee, collaboration and co-working – AZ Co-working Guide

Co-written with Carlene Reyes A 9-5 workday just isn’t what it used to be—especially for entrepreneurs and small businesses when it comes to getting work done. The day-to-day needs and lifestyle for this demographic are a little different from the average office worker, so why should they expect to work in the same ho-hum environment? … Read more

CO+HOOTS to represent Arizona in global incubator alliance

Coworking space CO+HOOTS will represent Arizona in Startup Federation, a global network of coworking spaces and incubators. CO+HOOTS is located in downtown Phoenix and has become home to more than 200 local small businesses. “CO+HOOTS will be leading the charge for Arizona in the global startup scene,” founder Jenny Poon said. “We will be able … Read more

Wasabi Ventures announces expansion to Arizona

Early stage venture capital firm Wasabi Ventures announced the formal launch of its Arizona operations Tuesday after a nine month due diligence process. Wasabi Ventures’ offices will be located in Phoenix, with cohorts in Flagstaff and Tucson. “We see great potential in the Arizona ecosystem,” said Wasabi Ventures General Partner Tom “TK” Kuegler. “The combination of … Read more

DeskHub acquires Salt Lake City-based co-working space Holodeck

Entrepreneurial workspace DeskHub acquired coworking campus Holodeck in Salt Lake City this week. The transition will happen over the summer months. DeskHub Salt Lake City will become the largest coworking space in the city. “We are acquiring the Holodeck brand and rebranding it (under) DeskHub,” Founder DeskHub Jay Chernikoff said. “We are really trying to focus our … Read more

Gangplank co-working expands to Queen Creek

A new co-working space has opened in Queen Creek with the intention of bridging important resources to prospective small businesses. Gangplank cut the ribbon on its new location in the Queen Creek Town Center on April 9th after being approved for a one year lease with the town council in February.   “Our vision for … Read more

CO+WORK, CO+BUILD, CO+CHANGE – PHX CO+HOOTS launches non-profit arm

CO+HOOTS, downtown Phoenix’s largest coworking community, has announced the launch of a charitable non-profit arm: CO+HOOTS Foundation, which will focus on building business educational opportunities, nurturing a stronger coworking community and providing pro bono service to the non-profit sector. “When I founded CO+HOOTS, we always had the intention of bringing coworkers together to benefit the … Read more