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How GCUC Improved My Business

Posted on August 27, 2015

In May of 2014 I’d been operating my coworking space for just under a year.  I was having some success but still had a lot of  challenges and was looking for tips and suggestions that could take my space to the next level.  In particular I was looking for ways to strengthen my community.  A friend suggested I check out GCUC in Kansas City so I packed my bag and flew to Missouri and boy was I glad I did!… Read More »

Life After Coworking…

Posted on July 28, 2015

By: Erin Griffin, former Community Curator at NextSpace Berkeley. It was awesome when I did it, but it is even more awesome now that I am not doing it. Let me explain… Without a doubt, opening and operating a coworking space was the biggest project of my life. When I was hired to open NextSpace Berkeley nearly three years ago, I was a newbie to California. I was expected to not only build a 9,000 square foot space but to… Read More »

Mayor proclaims Feb. 24th ‘Coworking Toronto Day’

Posted on February 24, 2015

Headlines about the Mayor of Toronto tend to receive a lot of attention. For the last few years Toronto city politics have been focused on an endless stream of incriminating videos and incredible antics at Toronto City Hall. Luckily for us Torontonians, that changed with the municipal election last fall. This headline is exciting for another reason entirely - there is a new Mayor in town, and the focus seems to be back on our incredible community. Small Businesses are… Read More »

Creative Blueprint brings GCUC to Canada

Posted on January 1, 2015

When I first launched Creative Blueprint in 2006, my mission was simply to inspire and empower. We began by listening carefully to the needs of local artists and entrepreneurs, and in response we created our first collaborative workspace. As the community became more established, we grew along with them, launching additional locations along with a contemporary art gallery and event space. Partnering with Foundery in 2011 allowed us to expand our vision and to provide coworking space, professional services and… Read More »