"Create a variety of collaborative spaces, resources & events, both physical and virtual."
The hub Coworking
The Hub Coworking is a community of entrepreneurs, creators, innovators, designers, writers, digital nomads, remote workers, and freelancers. They welcome anyone who seeks an inspiring downtown location to work that exudes a spirit of collaboration and keeps an eye on the greater good.
ICE @ JMU
ICE (Innovation-Collaboration-Entrepreneurship) @ JMU fosters interdisciplinary collaboration for innovative and entrepreneurial endeavors, anchored by three JMU organizations: the Center for Entrepreneurship, Technology Innovation and 4-VA. Housed on the 2nd floor of the Ice House in downtown Harrisonburg, ICE offers an open classroom with breakout spaces and cutting edge technology, allowing teams to collaborate worldwide.
Start Here! is the brainchild of Lai and Betsy Lee, local business consultants and entrepreneurs. Inspired to help promote economic development at the grass roots level, Lai and Betsy invested in a small commercial building in Downtown Lexington and, after extensive renovations, re-purposed the space as a business incubator – for retail and non-retail businesses.
The Staunton Makerspace is in the early stages of building a location which provides members with access to hardware and software tools for making, digital design and fabrication. A core part of their mission is to educate and draw in younger makers.
Oasis Fine Art & Craft
Oasis Fine Art & Craft is Harrisonburg Virginia’s premiere artist cooperative. At Oasis Fine Art & Craft, you can take an assortment of classes taught by experienced professionals, volunteer your time, attend a variety of free events and purchase fine art created by local artists.