News & Updates:
The winners of the 2019 SpringBoard Startup Challenge were recently featured in the Centre County Gazette!
Starting a business is a lot of things. It’s rewarding, it’s challenging, it’s fun. It’s also one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. That’s why, when it comes to how you spend your time and who you spend it with, collaboration is important.
You may have heard about our recent contest opportunity, the SpringBoard Startup Challenge. If there was an aspiring entrepreneur with a great idea who hadn’t taken the next step towards reaching their goals yet, or a fairly new business owner that could use a little extra cash to market their business, we encouraged them to enter.
Small businesses are stepping up and communities are supporting it.
The new year is coming, so you’re probably thinking about your resolutions right? If not, it’s never too early to get started, especially if you have the mindset of an entrepreneur.
While you’re reading this, the chances are you’re sitting in a coworking space. And if you’re not-- maybe you should be.
”It is the same with people as it is with riding a bike. Only when moving can one comfortably maintain one’s balance,” Albert Einstein wrote to his son in 1930.
Coworking isn’t just for startups and entrepreneurs, which is the common misconception. Coworking also isn’t just for extroverts. In fact, the fastest growing segment of their business is members who work for large corporations.
Forbes magazine recently estimated the number of coworking spaces around the world at nearly 14,000 outposts offering a range of support services along with a space to do your thing.
It can start to feel like a revolving door, constantly representing clients in litigation and other legal proceedings. You’re between hearings, between trials, or just looking for a place to have a meeting before you have to get back to the courthouse. What if we told you that just 0.3 miles from the courthouse -- a walkable distance -- there is a place that you can get your bearings?
If you've ever wanted to check out our unique business incubator and coworking space in downtown Bellefonte, Pennsylvania - now's your chance!
In just a few months, SpringBoard has morphed into a space where members love to come to work, collaborate with each other and meet new entrepreneurs. Today, our members share what they love Bellefonte SpringBoard and all it has to offer.
With more than 10,000 coworking spaces around the globe, there is no denying the movement is here to stay and that it continues to redefine the way we work.
So, you've decided that the 9 to 5 life isn't for you. You're ready to go off on your own and be an entrepreneur. But, you don't necessarily have a business idea in mind.
Coworking spaces provide a fully functional office space, and all you have to do is get a membership and start working.
Centre County is an exciting place to be a business owner, or to be thinking of starting a business within.
Spending the whole day sitting at a desk, working at computers, and answering phones are just some of the activities one might observe in an office. Of course, none of these activities burn calories, except perhaps in your fingers.
SpringBoard isn't just for business owners - it's for freelancers, remote workers and side hustlers that need a place to get into a professional mindset while they work.
Spaces are constantly being transformed as new entrepreneurs try to break into the coworking scene -- a movement that supports the values of community, openness, collaboration, sustainability, and accessibility.