Learn about startups, entrepreneurs, and businesses in Denton, TX and how Stoke as a coworking space helps cultivate community and support entrepreneurs.
People choose to live in Denton for advantages like lower cost of living, the unique contributions that higher education institutions offer the community, the vibrant culture and family friendliness; all factors that make it a prime spot for remote workers and people who can choose where they work from or who are deciding where to set up shop.
Stoke mentor, Simon Trask, shares with us what it takes from a mentee to benefit from mentorship and wisdom from his time as a graphic designer and working with small businesses. Read more about Simon in the Stoke blog!
Video game developer, freelance artist and animator, and fellow cat person, Stoke member Jaqueline Gan-Glatz shares with us the joys and challenges of working in her field and offers some insight for those just starting out. Read the full interview!
Read an overview of the member landscape at Stoke from a bi-annual survey, and imagine yourself working in a modern, renovated warehouse space where you, too, can be your most productive self.
You probably spend the majority of your waking day at work, which means your environment affects not only the quality of your work, but also the quality of your life outside of it. The key to a healthy workstyle is changing postures throughout the day, and not sitting or standing for hours on end. You shouldn’t have to feel pain or discomfort to remind you to shift postures or to take a break from what you’re working on, but that’s often the case for people working in traditional offices. [Read on!]
Studies have shown that standing desks are beneficial to your health, and can increase workplace productivity and your own creativity. Increased blood flow while standing = better brain power.
On the other hand, being on your feet the entire day can also be detrimental to your health and is linked to heart disease. What’s the happy medium?
In a coworking space, you’ll find people working diligently on their individual businesses, projects, and endeavors while sharing workspace. The idea of a shared workspace is often associated with misconceptions like it’s too noisy, only entrepreneurs and startups work in coworking spaces, and membership is too expensive.
Need help starting to plan your business or in the middle of preparing to launch your startup? You might find that having someone to act as a sounding board or hearing from a person who’s been in your shoes before is just what you need to begin or keep going. Whoever fills roles such as these could be considered a mentor.
Read about FlintConf 2019 speaker sessions and a recap of the day’s events!
Whether you’re a night owl by choice or necessity, Stoke now has a nights & weekends membership for you to work on your projects and side hustle in a quiet, modern workspace conducive to your productivity. You’ll have all the perks of Stoke membership, just at a time that suits your needs best.
Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Is there such a thing as “entrepreneurial spirit”? In this blog, we explore the entrepreneur archetype, detail common traits and behaviors of entrepreneurs, and share information on local entrepreneurs and startups in Denton.
Presented by Stoke, Greater Denton Arts Council, and TechMill, FlintConf aims to support creatives, techies, and entrepreneurs in their pursuits by offering content dealing with starting lean, branding, marketing, funding, wellness, and more.
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On April 12, Stoke in Denton will be hosting FlintConf, a one-day, single-track conference for young entrepreneurs of all levels and backgrounds.
Stoke is partnering with the Greater Denton Arts Council and Tech Mill to create a conference that aims to bring young entrepreneurs, freelancers, side hustlers, creatives, and students together to learn more about optimizing any blossoming business ideas.
The Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of North Texas is collaborating with the Denton community to launch a new investment group in the North Texas region, emphasizing Denton and operating through Stoke.
Investment, collaboration, corporations and access to talent -- not to mention industry-disrupting, entrepreneurial UNT alums -- are driving innovation culture in DFW with impacts in the state and beyond.
Emily Roden rents the quintessential Denton space for her startup ReadyRosie – its headquarters, situated at 207 W. Hickory St., are smack dab on the Square. It’s the perfect location for a local startup, with passersby catching glimpses of ReadyRosie’s signage as they make their way to downtown’s signature businesses, from LSA to Recycled Books, Records & CDs. But there is a catch...
If you’ve read Launch DFW’s feature on them back in February, you’ll know that Stoke Denton is doing big things both in and for the entrepreneurial community in Denton. With many of their recent events, they’re aiming to draw in those from outside Denton for a visit as well.
With about one-third of the 50 finalists from outside the United States, this year’s competition represents the most exciting, innovative and cutting-edge technology in the global startup ecosystem today.
Few cities in the metroplex have the reputation and pride that Denton does when it comes to community. From music and arts, to food and education, this often forgotten corner of the metroplex has also been making quite a name for itself within the DFW startup scene.