Open House Recap: Resumes that Lead to Phone Calls

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate Open House Recap: Resumes that Lead to Phone Calls By groundswelladmin | June 13, 2019 Last Friday, June 7th, we held the first ever Groundswell Open House - a conference-style, all-day event featuring talks from HR professionals, sales and marketing mentors and recruiters on topics for startups and job-seekers alike. Didn’t make it? No…

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Open House Recap: HR Risks for Startups

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate Open House Recap: HR Risks for Startups By fumiko shinkawa | June 11, 2019 A review in the most immediate HR concerns facing startups. Last Friday, June 7th, we held the first ever Groundswell Open House — a conference-style, all-day event featuring talks from HR professionals, sales and marketing mentors and recruiters on topics…

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Perspectives from a Tech Fellow

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate Perspectives from a Tech Fellow By fumiko shinkawa | April 22, 2019 Guest post by Kevin Zhou, FSU Tech Fellow and Former Groundswell Intern Other than having my face stuck in a textbook, I spent most of my college years going to career fairs and workshops serenading, making small talk, and ultimately…

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So, you’re hiring your first interns.

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate So, you’re hiring your first interns. By fumiko shinkawa | April 22, 2019 Or, if you’re thinking about interning for a startup, check out Perspectives from a Tech Fellow by former Groundswell Intern, Kevin Zhou. For a startup with three team members and a shoestring budget, free or cheap labor can be pretty…

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Building your Brand: a Case Study with Michelle Burke and Bossibly

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate Building your Brand: a Case Study with Michelle Burke and Bossibly By fumiko shinkawa | March 29, 2019 Creating a brand is one of the first steps to marketing your company. Your brand is the first impression a potential customer (or investor) gets of your company and its services. For many, building a…

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Don’t quit your day job (yet). Do these things first.

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate Don’t quit your day job (yet). Do these things first. By fumiko shinkawa | February 5, 2019 Side hustles are on the rise — according to a 2018 Bankrate survey, more than 37% of Americans are working on the side and that number is only growing. With 51% of millenials following suite, it looks like…

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Everything you need to know before your first hackathon.

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate Everything you need to know before your first hackathon. By fumiko shinkawa | August 29, 2018 When you imagine a hackathon, you may picture sleepy developers tapping at keyboards into the early morning, fraught with nervous energy and physical exhaustion. Did we just have a great idea — or is that the caffeine-high? But…

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Growth in the Groundswell Community

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate Growth in the Groundswell Community By fumiko shinkawa | May 15, 2018 Mike Crown, President and CEO of FracTEL, sat in a tea shop for almost four hours, mentoring Adam Hoffmann, a new transplant to the Space Coast, in the basics of starting a business. Almost a year later, Adam, Groundswell Mentor…

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Celebrating One Year at Groundswell HQ

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate Celebrating One Year at Groundswell HQ By fumiko shinkawa | April 23, 2018 Celebrating One Year at Groundswell HQ One year ago, on March 25, Groundswell HQ opened its hangar doors to the public for the first time. More than four hundred technologists, entrepreneurs and creatives huddled inside to raise a glass…

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Is Your Startup Idea too Good to be True?

AboutCoworkStoriesEventsPrototyping LabContactMembers LoginDonate Is Your Startup Idea too Good to be True? By fumiko shinkawa | February 12, 2018 Three Space Coast founders talk market validation and steps they use to assess demand for their new ideas. Many consider validation to be the most important step in starting a company. Before you’ve even started building your first…

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