The Factory

Innovation through collaboration: Life at The Factory

by (tiffewigleben)

Submitted 01-14-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

The Factory, situated on the fourth floor of 38 Fulton St W (better known as the building that houses San Chez), is an office space. But --not really. "We are a coworking space located in downtown Grand Rapids," shares Annie Klooster...

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Coffee With Creators offers discussion about local business, technology

by (rpontius)

Submitted 10-21-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. local members of business, technology and design meet at The Factory to discuss their trade. Kate Hunt, the coLearning Project Coordinator of The Factory, wants people to know they are invited. "Coffee with...

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The Factory offers coworking space for entrepreneurs

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 06-26-2013 under NEWS

The Factory, a coworking space in downtown Grand Rapids, recently launched a “coLearning” initiative in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation that offers six-week-long courses and internships of 40 hours minimum...

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Catalyst Radio: Startup Weekend an incubator for business ideas

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-18-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about Startup Weekend -- an event that kicks off tonight in downtown Grand Rapids for anyone who has an...

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Startup Weekend 2011 yields nine new projects

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 01-16-2011 under NEWS

Come year three, Startup Weekend will need to upgrade its space. On Friday night, 75 participants from as far as Lansing, Mich. crammed into The Factory (38 W. Fulton), a business incubator space in downtown Grand Rapids. Participants heard 21...

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Startup Weekend to arrive in W. Michigan on Friday

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 02-21-2010 under NEWS

Imagine launching a product—from conception to employee recruitment to development—in just a little more than one work week's time. Cram those 54 hours into three days and it's called Startup Weekend. On Feb. 26, technology volunteers will dive into...

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