Checking In With the Workforce Development Accelerator

Checking In With the Workforce Development Accelerator

Every Wednesday, the cohort meets to discuss their solutions for improving Austin’s workforce crisis: namely, by bridging the gap between underrepresented groups and the underemployed to available opportunities and middle-skill jobs in the Austin area.

Event Recap: A Tribe Called Brunch

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Event Recap: A Tribe Called Brunch

Get to know more about A Tribe Called Brunch, an Austin-based organization started by Michael Henderson and Jared Culp who design thought-provoking events that aim to expand people's worldviews while eating delicious food. 

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The Rise of Coworking

The Rise of Coworking

When traditional office towers are morphing their spaces to fit that "Coworking vibe" you know we're doing something right. Read this article to see why 9-5ers and freelancers alike are joining coworking spaces. 

Top 10 Things to Look for in a Coworking Space

Top 10 Things to Look for in a Coworking Space

If you’re a remote worker or a freelancer looking for a co-working space, know that they are not all the same. The co-working space you work at should facilitate great work, help you be more productive than working at home, and create an atmosphere that you enjoy working in.

Tech Ranch and Impact Hub Austin Announce Strategic Partnership

Austin, TX - September 6th, 2017

Tech Ranch, an Austin-based venture accelerator and Impact Hub Austin, a coworking space focused on social impact, announce a partnership to further support entrepreneurs and businesses making an impact in Austin and across the globe.  

The partnership between Tech Ranch and Impact Hub Austin represents the expansion of the Tech Ranch community in Austin.  Through this strategic collaboration, Tech Ranch and Impact Hub will leverage existing programs as well as create new initiatives aimed at providing both Austin-based entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs from Tech Ranch’s global community with an opportunity to connect with more ecosystems, build for scale, explore new markets and solve real social issues both locally and globally.

Ashley Phillips, Managing Director of Impact Hub, explains, “Because of our shared values, global community and impact focus, a partnership with Tech Ranch makes complete sense. One of the biggest values of Impact Hub Austin is its unique position to provide community, infrastructure, and resources to amplify the successful work already being done. We are here to do more together through trust, courage and collaboration”

Tech Ranch has been recognized as a Top 3 Social Impact Incubator in the US 2015 by UBI Global, Top 20 US/Canada Accelerators 2015 by Gust’s Global Report and recently 2016 Top 20 Accelerator by Gust’s Global Report. Tech Ranch programs have influenced over 6000 entrepreneurs in 42 countries.   

Kevin Koym, Tech Ranch CEO, shares the synergies of partnering with Impact Hub Austin, “I have been impressed with the commitment that Brian Schoenbaum and his team have made to supporting entrepreneurs build startup ventures with true impact on Austin and the world.  Our partnership naturally complements our collective strengths.  With Austin roots and global reach, Austin-based and global entrepreneurs can leverage Tech Ranch’s and Impact Hub Austin’s networks to  amplify their impact.”

On Monday, September 25 at 6:30pm at Impact Hub North.  Tech Ranch and Impact Hub will host their first Campfire Networking event for an evening of community building and networking.  The event is open to the public and all are invited to attend.  More info at http://bit.ly/campfireatimpacthub

 

About Tech Ranch
Tech Ranch is an Austin based venture accelerator. With its global ecosystem of entrepreneurs, businesses, investors, and community leaders Tech Ranch provides the social capital, personal development, professional development, access to capital, and communal support necessary for entrepreneurs around the world to create companies that positively impact their local communities  and solve pervasive global social challenges.   www.techranch.com

About Impact Hub Austin
Impact Hub Austin offers a powerful combination of mission, community and space to support game-changing ideas for social impact.  At once an inspiring coworking space, incubator and community hub, Impact Hub Austin connects local entrepreneurs and creatives to a global movement for good.