2017 Wrap Up For Launch Sponsored Wizards.exe

2017 Wrap Up For Launch Sponsored Wizards.exe

Launch Workplaces is proud to sponsor a great group of young people whose efforts are inspiring other students to participate in STEM activities at their school.  Here is the final update for our 2016-2017 season. It was an incredible season with its ups and downs. The team was well rounded with achievements in both engineering awards, robot performance,

The SBIR Business Development Seminar (Aug 15)

The SBIR Business Development Seminar (Aug 15)

How To Win SBIR AwardsSM (NIH emphasis added) The SBIR & STTR Business Development Seminar Maryland TEDCO and Virginia CIT  will sponsor this highly-acclaimed workshop that equips entrepreneurs and senior personnel to WIN federal SBIR/STTR awards (NOT just write proposals) on a consistent basis at ALL agencies (with a special emphasis on NIH). The instructor,

Startup Maryland Announces 2017 Pitch Across Maryland

Startup Maryland Announces 2017 Pitch Across Maryland

July 14, 2017 – Today Startup Maryland announced dates and the route for Stage Two (4th of July through Labor Day) of the STRT1UP Roadshow, the state-wide tour and celebration of entrepreneurship and high-growth innovative startup ventures.  The STRT1UP Roadshow continues with Stage Three from Labor Day until November and then culminating with the Pitch

Launch Podcast Episode 60: Worksource Montgomery

Launch Podcast Episode 60: Worksource Montgomery

This week Charlie introduces two interns to the podcast studio from the Summer Rise program! Summer R.I.S.E. (Real Interesting Summer Experience) is a locally funded initiative led by WorkSource Montgomery in collaboration with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and other partners, that will provide MCPS rising juniors and seniors with enriching summer career development experiences.

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Y&S Ventures

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT:  Y&S Ventures

Clean Energy Firm Chooses Launch Workplaces for First Maryland Site Launch Workplaces is pleased to welcome a new member to the Gaithersburg office, Y&S Ventures! Meet Ms. Judy Wang and Mr. Hewitt Hsiao, two employees who moved to Montgomery County, MD from Virginia to open the company’s Maryland office. Judy, the Finance Manager, will be

Lessons Learned From Launch Members

Lessons Learned From Launch Members

June Member Showcase Recap On June 28, Launch Workplaces hosted its quarterly Member Showcase, providing members an opportunity to present their company to the community and share best practices as entrepreneurs.  This session featured members Laurie Wiggins from Sysenex, Jessica Muse from Modern Muse Education and Syed Rumin from Ark Financial Solutions in a panel

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Ken Fischer, CEO of Atigro

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT:  Ken Fischer, CEO of Atigro

From studying the human yawn as a neuroscientist to analyzing web site click rates as a business owner, Launch Workplaces -Tysons member Ken Fischer loves technical challenges.  So much that he founded the company Atigro, a digital marketing and development company, in 2004. The name comes from “All Things Internet to help you GROW.” Ken

Launch Workplaces A First For Incubation Association

Launch Workplaces A First For Incubation Association

On June 15, the Board of Directors of the Maryland Business Incubation Association (MBIA) voted Launch Workplaces as its newest member, being the first coworking company to be accepted as an incubator in the state! This will provide our members with more resources and avenues of growth compared to similar shared office companies. MBIA president,

Launch Community Manager Selected for Leadership Montgomery

Launch Community Manager Selected for Leadership Montgomery

  Operations and Community Manager Karen Kalantzis recently was selected as a member of Leadership Montgomery’s Class of 2018. Leadership Montgomery brings together current and emerging leaders across a variety of backgrounds to make Montgomery County, MD a better place to live and work. As a member of the Class of 2018, Karen will join

Break Through Writer’s Block with These Nine Tips

Break Through Writer’s Block with These Nine Tips

By Karen Kalantzis, Community Manager, Launch Workplaces   Writer’s block. Who hasn’t experienced that ominous feeling of staring at a blank screen waiting for the words to pour out through our fingers? Even prolific writers like Leo Tolstoy got stuck from time to time!  It’s important to look at writer’s block not as a virus

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