Coworking Spaces BK Style: Colab FactoryMarch 2017 | Fikriyyah George
If it seems like a new co-working space is opening up every year it’s because they are. Hard pressed to find one five years ago in Brooklyn there is currently almost 30 spread throughout the borough. Colab Factory is … Read More
Two HR Managers Demystify The Job SearchAugust 2015 | Fikriyyah George
While working at Compound Cowork’s Work Exchange Program I had the opportunity to collaboratively plan an event-Career Night At The CC. One of a co-working spaces greatest resources are their members and this Prospect-Lefferts Garden space was no exception with a … Read More
Former Neighbors Bring Community and Coworking to Prospect Lefferts GardensSeptember 2014 | Fikriyyah George
Before opening the first co-working space in Prospect Lefferts Gardens the three co-owners, Aki and Ron Baker and Rebecca Levin were neighbors for years in a loft building in Bed-Stuy.
“Their front door faced my front door and we shared … Read More
Brooklyn’s Most Iconic BrandsFebruary 2014 | Fikriyyah George
Brooklyn is famous the world over. There are instances in Italy, France, Dubai, and Malaysia of food industry to menswear naming their products after this special borough whether or not they actually have an affiliation other than an intense crush.
The Evolution of a Creative Entrepreneur-50 LimesFebruary 2014 | Fikriyyah George
Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or not the adage it takes two to tango is real in love and business. It’s commonly accepted that businesses with partners or co-founders are more successful than ones without. None is that more apparent than … Read More
All Your Links Are Belong To UsFebruary 2014 | Fikriyyah George
It’s February and love is right around the corner. Excuse us while we satiate our love of all things entrepreneurial in Brooklyn. OH YEAH!!
This month Red Hook was home to not one but two New York Fashion Week shows, … Read More
All Your Links Are Belong To UsJanuary 2014 | Fikriyyah George
Jan 15. The Business Outreach Center Network is holding a workshop on how to start a hair and beauty business.
Jan 16. Social Retail Summit #6 is happening in The DUMBO Spot courtesy of Modified Ventures
Jan 17 is the … Read More
What Makes A Community?December 2013 | Fikriyyah George
Make sure to check out more pictures of the Ugly Sweater Holiday Party.Read More
Last Minute Gifts from BrooklynDecember 2013 | Fikriyyah George
We know, we know. It’s Christmas Eve and you still don’t have a present. Never fear! The following gifts are from Brooklyn-based companies that won’t have you trekking to a manger; you are just a train ride away … Read More
What to Say in Social Media- Barbershop Edition 1-20September 2013 | Fikriyyah George
As a small business owner you realize the importance of social media. “50% of small business owners reported gaining new customers through social media – most notably through Facebook and LinkedIn.”
But, a whooping “74% of businesses don’t employ … Read More