Matt About Jax: One Spark and CoWork Jax take crowdfunding to a new level


Author: Matt Pittman
Publisher: Florida Times Union
Date: October 15, 2013

A great business idea is hard to come by. It’s even harder to make that idea reality. Over the past week, I had my first encounters with two organizations doing just that, making dreams become reality. I’m talking about CoWork Jax and One Spark.

CoWork Jax offers a unique environment, a change for the sole entrepreneur. It is a shared workspace in downtown Jacksonville.

“It’s the kind of space that inspires people to work better, and work with each other,” says Paige Calvert, community curator for CoWork Jax. On top of that, CoWork Jax hosts a monthly event called “Fast Pitch.” This meeting gives an opportunity for business owners to pitch their idea to a room full of investors, fellow entrepreneurs and potential mentors. Read more here.