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Seven reasons why you should coach for next year’s STEP-UP Achieve High Tech Innovation Day

Caitlin Headshot newestThis past Saturday I had the delight of volunteering as a team coach at STEP-UP Achieve’s High Tech Innovation Day, held at CoCo’s downtown office in Minneapolis. High Tech Innovation Day is a one-day experience for high schoolers interested in …

Posted in Collaboration, Education, Entrepreneurs, Event recap, Google for Entrepreneurs, Innovation, Minneapolis, Startups, Technology

COCO and Matchstick Ventures partner to support regional startups

Matchstick_SansTexture-02Minneapolis, April 6, 2015 – COCO and Matchstick Ventures are combining forces to give startups more exposure to funding and education about startup financing.

The partnership calls for Matchstick Ventures to headquarter out of COCO’s downtown Minneapolis space and hold …

Posted in Collaboration, Education, Entrepreneurs, Minneapolis, Partnerships, Startups, Technology

DreamCast Episode 9: Jenna Pederson


Jenna Pederson, Owner of 612 Software Foundry

Jenna Pederson, Owner of 612 Software Foundry

If programming is power, then I’d like you to meet a real power broker. Jenna Pederson (pronounced PED-erson, unlike how yours truly said it during the interview) has built a thriving software …

Posted in CoCo DreamCast, Coworking, Entrepreneurs, Startups, Technology, Women

Coworking in retirement?

MPR’s Chris Farrell in his natural, paper-strewn habitat

We were recently visited by MPR economics commentator Chris Farrell, who wanted to interview some of our own Baby Boomer coworkers for an article in Next Avenue.

Chris also is …

Posted in Coworking, Entrepreneurs, Media coverage

Action! (screw the lights and camera)

3185609534_98d3cf8eefHas this ever happened to you? You go to a killer conference, or hear an inspiring speaker and you leave PUMPED UP. You’re ready to change your life, if not the world!

And then a day passes. A week. A …

Posted in Entrepreneurs, Jump! school, Startups


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