Urban Co-Lab Grand Opening

For Immediate Release

MEDIA ADVISORY

What: Urban Co-Lab, a new East Austin community for urban innovators, will be hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony and free day of co-working for its grand opening. The agenda for the day will include:

9:00AM - Welcome - Kazique Prince, Mayor’s Office, City of Austin

9:05AM - History of Building & Community - Tim Pinson, Mission Possible!

9:10AM - Overview and Vision of Urban Co-Lab, Natalie Madeira Cofield

9:15AM - Ribbon Cutting

9:30AM – 5:30PM - Walking Tours of Facility and FREE day of co-working

Come meet the team behind Urban Co-Lab and come check out our newly renovated 3,000 square foot space, which includes a general co-working area, dedicated desks, a board room, a training room, an outdoor patio, and a food trailer park.

Where: 1818 E. 12th Street

             Austin, TX 78702

 

When: Wednesday, September 9

            9am – 5:30pm

 

Contact: Hanna Jamal

                (845) 598 7608

                Hanna@urbanco-lab.com

 

Background:

Urban Co-Lab is an Austin-based co-working space and incubator designed for community change-makers and urban innovators looking to create solutions for urban problems throughout the nation.   

The goal of Urban Co-Lab is to build a center for entrepreneurial activity and innovation that serves as a catalyst for the revitalization of a historic yet rapidly evolving corridor in Austin.  By leveraging some of the brightest and most diverse minds in Austin and from throughout the nation, Urban Co-Lab aspires to incubate companies creating sustainable, scalable solutions to education, housing, transportation and other areas of importance to urban corridors creating disruptive advancements for global communities and the local economy.

Urban Co-Lab Austin is particularly unique in that this forth-coming social entrepreneurship venture is located in the heart of one of Austin’s most historic corridors, the East 12th Street community.   The effort is a collaborative initiative of Mission Possible! and is guided by a deep commitment to the cultivation and inclusion of the local community.