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GCUC Radio Episode 15 – Devon Carr

Tony Bacigalupo sat with Devon Carr who has had a lot of experience in entrepreneurship and the coworking industry. About Devon Devon went from the world of international development and agribusiness to being a freelance consultant in Canada.  He got into coworking because like many others, he needed somewhere to work out of. As an independent professional himself, he became interested in supporting other independent professionals and any needs they may have.  The economic models that previous generations have been…

Jamie Hodari talking about securing investors unding at GCUC 2018

GCUC 2018 – Day 2 – Funding

On day 2 of GCUC Jamie Hodari, CEO and Cofounder of Industrious, talked about how to secure investor funding. About Industrious Industrious was launched when Jamie was running a hybrid, half online and half offline university network in East Africa.  He reported having done five fundraising rounds totaling $150 million. Industrious now has locations in 25 locations. Five Steps to Raising Capital When trying to find capital, there are five basic steps.  The first step is to determine if you…

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GCUC 2018 – Day 0 – Community Talk

On day 1 of GCUC a conference was led by speakers Ashley Proctor, Executive Director of 312 and Executive Producer of GCUC Canada, and Tony Bacigalupo, Founder of New York Cities.  The two talked about how to build and monetize community. About Ashley: Ashley got into coworking when she was a student at Ontario College of Art and Design.  The students came to her when they lost all of their communal space during a renovation project called “superbuild.”  Ashley created…

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Nichole Thomson: Founder of Flamingo House

Reimagining Boca Raton On May 2, 2018, Sajid Islam interviewed Nichole Thomson and below is the summary of the conversation. The Flamingo House is a coworking space founded by two women, Nichole Thomson and her partner, Amber.  The two have a marketing and branding background.  They used their experience in telecommuting and freelancing to start their coworking space.  Without a traditional coworking space in their area, Nichole and Amber started one themselves in their hometown Boca Raton, Florida.  Despite Boca…

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500 Startups | Good Startups Webinar March 2017 Speakers Justin Milano and Daniel Cordaro: How To Transform Fear Into Creativity

An online workshop held on 30th March 2017, by the founders of Good Startups, Justin Milano and Daniel Cordaro, was an insightful session of how human psychology is more impactful than ever on the entrepreneurial mind. Product-market fits, organizational strategies, marketing tactics- of course, these are important- but as our concerns and span of responsibilities grow, nurturing the mind is just as crucial. Together, these two profound speakers extract top scientific research on emotional psychology and employ them into the…