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We are running a series of posts showing “candid shots” of startup life.  Do you have an interesting office or workspace?  Send us a picture:  info <at> foundersuite <dot com> 


What is it: a top incubator with locations in Austin, Boulder (shown), Boston, Chicago, London NYC and Seattle

Why it's interesting:
it's a peek inside one of the most prolific accelerators on the market today. Plus everyone loves a good ping pong game. 

this is how all great startup ideas are born

Atlanta Tech Village
What is it: a new (2013) startup co-working space in a huge (103,000 sq. ft.) building in Atlanta.

Why it's interesting: it's living proof that vibrant startup communities are springing up everywhere-- not just in Silicon Valley and New York.  Also, they have onsite Car Wash Wednesdays.

southern-fried startups

General Assembly 

What is it: a top startup educational provider and co-working space

Why it's interesting:  founded just two years ago in NY as a shared office space, GA has quickly exploded to a network of 9 global facilities (Sydney, Berlin, etc.) and a sh*tload of great short- and long-form classes.

General Assembly NY 

What is it: a co-working / community events / collaboration collective (any more c-words that apply?)

Why it's interesting:
  apparently it's free (?) -- try pulling that business model off in SF or NY -- and it's based in Tucson, AZ (thus, another great example that startup life is sprouting up everywhere).

startups, desert-style

Cruizioworks / TechRaising
What is it:
 a co-working and online / offline tech community events in Santa Cruz, CA

Why it's interesting:  it's a neat space with cool natural light, and the proximity to the beach / vacation homes along the California coast means they can get mega-star guest speakers like Steve Blank, who owns a ranch near there.

Santa Cruz startups? Why yes, I'll take 3 

What is it: a co-working space with offices sprouting all over the place (12 in NYC, 3 in SF, plus Chicago, Seattle, DC, LA, etc.)

Why it's interesting:  WeWork generally has done a very nice job of converting raw spaces into creative startup offices; this relatively crowded one, in the SOMA / 2nd Street Corridor area of SF, shows how white-hot the office market is around here.

where fledgling startups are hatched-- the communal desk

Thanks for reading.

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Topics: Atlanta Tech Village, startup office photos, startup offices, Wework, Gangplank, General Assembly, TechRaising, Techstars, This Is What Startup Looks Like, Uncategorized

Nathan Beckord

Written by Nathan Beckord

Nathan Beckord is Founder and CEO of, a venture-backed startup that makes the leading CRM for raising capital. Previously, Nathan ran VentureArchetypes and served as advisor or interim CFO at dozens of startups, including Kickstarter, Clicker, Autonet, Zerply, and many more. Nathan has an MBA and CFA and is a fanatical sailor.