coLab is more than just four walls and a bunch of desks. One of the best parts of the coLab experience is all of the educational and fun events that bring the community together to learn, grow, share, and network. But running an event machine like coLab demands the support of a variety of talented […]
Y’all know that building a business ain’t easy. It takes passion, commitment, book smarts, and a crazy amount of faith. Today on the coLab blog, we’re talking with coLabber Jeff Swan about his entrepreneurial journey and the lessons he’s learned that are helping him succeed. coLab: Where are you from? Jeff: Winnipeg, MB coLab: What […]
Created in 2010, StreetText provides easy Facebook advertising and lead generation funnels to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses consistently. Today I met with Jon Whiting, StreetText co-founder and coLab member to get an inside look into his background and insights surrounding his entrepreneurial journey. Link to the full interview here. coLab: What inspired […]
“You know, you can say it backwards, which is docious-ali-expi-istic-fragil-cali-rupus, but that’s going a bit too far, don’t you think?” — Mary Poppins Finding a nanny or babysitter in the Okanagan is tough, especially for families who are new to the area or who are just visiting for a business trip. Sure, […]
In case you missed it, the Okanagan coLab recently launched our new events space, Affinity Hall. There have also been some substantial renovations happening over the last year or so, and now, we’re reflecting on the changes that are making coLab a cooler place to work. Affinity Hall – as well as […]
Here at coLab, we’re all about building a rich community of coworkers who show up to get work done, meet interesting new people, drink awesome coffee & tea, and have fun while they’re at it. But we’re not the only coworking space doing this. All across the world, in cities large and small, coworking […]
Dylan Ranney on the drums. Photo Credit: Miles Overn Photography. coLab is blessed with an abundance of great art from talented local artists hanging on the walls. From the tiny floppy drive paintings to the Victorian-style oil portrait of coLab member Josh Ansell, there’s lots of great imagery splashed everywhere you go, making the […]
It’s no secret that things here in the coLab are starting to get a little cramped. We have lots of new members, and elbow-room is increasingly becoming a scarce resource in our coworking space.
Finally, flexible workspace for fast-moving project teams. Scaling companies are always dealing with the frustrations of workspace for their teams. Whether it’s a quick collaborative brainstorming meeting, a flexible multipurpose team hub, or a secure private office — the challenge is managing all this as you speed from 0 to 100.
Pierre Rondier is usually pretty quiet. He grabs his usual hotdesk seat in the morning, pours himself a coffee, adjusts his round glasses, and then it’s head-down, work mode. Get him talking though and you’ll find yourself an unmatched interlocutor.