Public Libraries Offer More Than Just Books

Public Libraries Offer More Than Just Books

written by Karen Kalantzis When was the last time you visited a public library? If you have children, it might have been for story time or when you were running short of ideas to keep them entertained on a rainy day. You may be surprised that your local public library has a plethora of resources

Young People Making A Move

Young People Making A Move

Launch Workplaces is excited to update everyone on the STEM robotics club that we sponsor and host at our Montgomery County locations!  This group of young people is making a big impact on the local community and learning a great deal along the way.  Here is the 2017 summary of competition!   “Wizards.exe, FTC Team

Make Your Pitch May 24th

Make Your Pitch May 24th

As you hopefully know, Launch Workplaces has been hosting the Venture Intelligence Training series in our Gaithersburg location for the past several Wednesday mornings, to teach entrepreneurs how to prepare for angel investment. The last seminar is next Wednesday. May 24 was set aside as a possible Pitch Day for businesses to pitch before a

Event Recap: Finding Your Personality Type

Event Recap: Finding Your Personality Type

On Friday, May 5 Launch hosted a Lunch and Learn event in Gaithersburg featuring the Myers Briggs personality test professionally moderated by Graham Staffing. We had a full room attendees from Launch Workplaces and some non-members.  Not only was this event valuable for members to meet each other, but it was good for the companies to

Launch Podcast Episode 50: Angel Venture Forum with Suzannah Simmons

Launch Podcast Episode 50:  Angel Venture Forum with Suzannah Simmons

Have you heard about the Angel Venture Series every Wednesday through May at Launch Gaithersburg?  This week Charlie had a chance to get Suzannah Simmons of Cogent Law stop in the studio for a quick chat on what the series is doing for startups in Maryland and how everyone can benefit from knowing more about investors.

Launch Podcast Episode 48: Tour the Cookie & Fitrec Update

Launch Podcast Episode 48: Tour the Cookie & Fitrec Update

It was great to have Anthony back in the studio to talk about the Fitrec App, BUT much more importantly to tell us about the Cookie Ride! WHAT AN amazing idea! Website: treehousemd.org/ Cookie Ride web page: treehousemd.org/tour-de-cookie

Ready for Angel Investor Funding or Considering It?

Ready for Angel Investor Funding or Considering It?

Entrepreneurship is alive and well in Montgomery County and nowhere is that more evident than in the early morning hours each Wednesday at Launch Workplaces. The Venture Intelligence Series training kicked off Wednesday, April 12 and continues through Wednesday, May 24 from 7:30 AM to 10 AM.   Angel investor Valerie Gaydos of the Angel Venture

Member Spotlight: The NRP Group

Member Spotlight: The NRP Group

It’s obvious to residents in the Washington DC Metro area that there has recently been an increase of new home and apartment building construction – indeed one could joke that our state bird could be the crane! This is why The NRP Group, a builder and developer based in Cleveland, OH decided to open a

Got a Book Inside You?

Got a Book Inside You?

A lot of business people we know have specific expertise to share with the world but just haven’t had a chance to turn it into a book. So on April 16, 2017 Launch Workplaces in Gaithersburg held a sold-out free seminar about “How to Write a Book and Get it Published.” It featured a panel

Launch Podcast Episode 47: Live Long & Healthy

Launch Podcast Episode 47:  Live Long & Healthy

Debra Mikem joins us in the studio to talk about helping the elderly in all kind of ways – especially in home care! Thanks Debra! Website for Live Long and Healthy: www.livelongandhealthyllc.com/

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