I just got back from a press conference with the mayor and I am so excited to write this post as the adrenaline dies down a bit!
Remember last May when I blogged about sister entrepreneurship? Later in May, my sister and I started discussing the possibility of opening a coworking space. We signed a lease and got our keys to the space at the beginning of August. We opened in September and met some of the coolest coworkers we could have imagined. And this May, we were approached about the possibility of collaborating in some capacity with a new coworking space. Given that our one year anniversary was approaching, we figured it was an ideal time to reassess our model and examine our strengths and limitations. After a lot of thought, we decided that we felt it was the right time for a big change.
And now it’s official! On Monday, my sister and I signed papers to join forces with HUB Raleigh, an awesome coworking space that is opening on September 15. We will be bringing our community to the new space, promoting The HUB through marketing initiatives, and running community-based events (remember our awesome Raleighwood party?!).
The timing of meeting the founders was strangely coincidental, but we believe that everything happens for a reason. We are so excited about the change and our new roles; it feels like the right move. Best of all, we’ll both be able to continue to balance our other jobs with our continued interest in promoting collaboration, community, and entrepreneurship in Raleigh.
Do you ever wonder if the people behind the blogs you read really disclose everything about their lives? I’d wager that nobody does completely. I was unable to tell you all about this transition (partly because we were instructed to keep it on the down low, but also because I wouldn’t want to announce something and then have it not pan out), but I’m glad it can be out in the open now!
I will do a more complete post about the space and its amenities (with pictures and the application in case you’re interested in joining!) in the next day or two, but in the meantime, check out HUB Raleigh on the following platforms: