Entrepreneurs and business owners wear many hats. One hat that they shouldn’t wear is that of their own counsel. This presentation will discuss the different issues, pitfalls, and considerations to be considered when starting and operating a business. Additionally, the presenter will address how business owners and entrepreneurs can save time, money, and stress by planning for future events now, rather than reacting once these events occur. Continue reading “Lunch-n-Learn: Legal Insights for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners”
The Florida heat has brought along some cool summer projects for CoWorkTampa. First and foremost, we hired a new Community Manager (that’s me!) to keep CoWorkTampa growing and to keep members happy and informed. Continue reading “Summer’s In Full Swing”
Last night we attended an exclusive cocktail reception honoring the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Coolest Office Spaces. In our third year up and running, CoWorkTampa clinched a spot as one of 20 nominees. Other honorees included Girl Scouts of West Central Florida, New York Life Insurance Co., and USAmeriBank, Westshore branch. Continue reading “The Kings of Cool”
Between the great company and the constant clinking of glasses that ensued throughout the night, it’s safe to say that our first Cocktail Creation Class was a huge success. Ciro’s Speakeasy and Supper Club bartender Brenda Terry danced around the room keeping everyone engaged and quenched with bourbon classics. My personal favorite was the Bourbon Old Fashioned, carefully crafted with bitters, an orange twist and topped with a cherry. For our next class, the group has overwhelmingly requested a night of gin!
At our Lunch & Learn event the legendary Brent Britton presented “Business Lessons From 30,000 Feet” with unwavering enthusiasm. During the hour-long talk Brent humorously compared airplane travel to starting your own business. Brent is an intellectual property lawyer in Tampa and an adjunct professor of creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship at the University of South Florida. Continue reading “Planes, Trains and Lasagna”
Last week, CoWorkTampa was lucky enough to host the Tampa Upstart Expo, Florida’s technology job fair. The event connects qualified professionals with emerging companies in a casual, creative environment. Over 60 registrants met with 12 innovative startups and tech companies, including LaSalle and Tekk Fusion. Open positions ranged from development, design and engineering to management, marketing and sales. Continue reading “Upstart Starts Here”