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Information on Iowa City’s Quest for a CoWorking Facility

Thought I would pass on information from Mark Nolte regarding their hope to start a cowowrking community in Iowa City. A bit different focus but many similarities with Veel Hoeden. ============================== Synopsis for creating a Knowledge E…

Newspaper Article on Veel Hoeden

Thanks to Kathie Evenhouse for her work on this write up???expect to see it in local newspapers soon! =================================================================================== Multiple Businesses Share Work Space in Downtown Pella At last …

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Do yourself a favor and watch these two videos ASAP: 5 minutes – 20 minutes – Steven Johnson explains, quite succinctly and with historic reference, many of the reasons I am interested in a coworking community like Veel Hoeden, and generally why t…

Update on Veel Hoeden Renovations- Sept. 20, 2010

I was hoping to put more pictures out here, but I guess it wasn’t meant to be tonight. So, in the form of a Top 10 list (but without the cheesy laughtrack), here’s an update on how things are going with the space. TOP 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW AB…

Help Us Win $1000 for Our Pella Coworking Dream!

Hello! My name is Joel Bennett and I am the Chief Dreamchaser behind an exciting coworking venture in rural Pella, Iowa. We’re launching what we think may be the first rural Iowa (town of 10,000) coworking community. We’ve found a space, are curre…

10 Mistakes That Start-Up Entrepreneurs Make

When it comes to starting a successful business, there’s no surefire playbook that contains the winning game plan. On the other hand, there are about as many mistakes to be made as there are entrepreneurs to make them. More info below: http://fina…

Veel Hoeden Renovation Update

The contractors have been working fast and got quite a bit done last week before the holiday. Today they came back and finished a few things and prepped for the drywallers to come in. The electrician has everything laid out and boxes set. He’ll fi…

Veel Hoeden Renovation Update

There is plenty of activity at the Veel Hoeden building today. The carpenters are in moving doors around, patching drywall, and moving cabinets. I’m including some pictures so you can see what we’re thinking, and hope to post more as the work near…