When art and business unite

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Photo by Midwest Story Lab LLC. © 2015 Dane Arts What happens when business and art come together? Can you sustain art without business? Can you sustain business without art? Those questions were at the forefront of one of 100state’s latest events, Dane Arts Buy Local, a local art market produced as a partnership between 100arts and Dane Arts.…

Startup Grind Madison Host Mikkel Svane (Zendesk)

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This past August Startup Grind at 100state hosted the CEO of Zendesk, Mikkel Svane. This was an exciting event and was apart of Forward Fest 2015.  Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local…

There’s a lot of work getting done at 100state

Yesterday the Wisconsin State Journal published a Q&A with 100state’s Executive Director Greg St. Fort. It’s an exciting look at the current state and future direction of 100state (the largest coworking space in Wisconsin) and all the reason the community continues to grow every day. A few highlights from Greg’s side of the conversation: “There’s a lot…
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Talent Retainment and Community Connections

When 100state first started, it was a coworking space with a goal of supporting people as they pursued their entrepreneurial dreams. Over the past two years, it’s evolved into a conduit for talented people who come to Madison and want to become involved in something big.

Three reasons to join a coworking space (besides the space)

A few weeks ago I was heading from home to a Capital Entrepreneurs meetup on a hot summer day. I had my bag and bike and for a moment, I wished I had an office downtown where I could stash my things and tidy up before heading into the event. Then I remembered that I did — 100state. I don’t work from 100state’s coworking space every day, or even most days, as I prefer the quiet of my home office.

Lets Keep Building

Let’s Keep Building Madison

LetsKeepBuilding inspired Madison to continue building our community. On March 14th, 2015, 100state hosted the LKB Mixer: “Here To Build.” LetsKeepBuilding is a marketing company from New York that has moved to Madison and is now apart of the 100state community. Their principles are building people, building products and building communities. The event showcased 100state members who are building awesome things for the Madison.

What we want to accomplish in 2015

step one: make to-do list   Just like every other new years resolutioner hitting the gym hard for the first three weeks every January, 100state has its own goals it wants to accomplish in 2015. This year, 100state is focusing on engaging our members more, providing more educational opportunities and adding overall value to the…