0 Boston Plans Services and Office Space for Entrepreneurs

Shared office space

Credit: Boston Business Journal

Tech industry insiders are trying to find better ways to connect with you.  What do you care about when you consider starting something new:

  • Location
  • Cost
  • Term
  • Amenities
  • Collaboration
  • Mentors
  • Synergistic services

From the BBJ:

At a Monday meeting in Boston of the governing board of MassTech Collaborative’s Innovation Institute, industry leaders talked about what’s working with the state’s vast programs and services for entrepreneurs, what could be done better, and how significant the services are to the broader economy.

Massachusetts is already home to several “collaborative workspaces” for entrepreneurs, ranging from co-working spaces such as WeWork to makerspaces such as Arisan’s Asylum in Somerville, to incubators such as Greentown Labs in Somerville and accelerators such as Boston-based MassChallenge.

The MassTech Collaborative’s 2015 “Innovation Index” found that there are about 33 co-working spaces, 25 makerspaces, 26 incubator programs and 15 accelerator programs in Massachusetts.

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