Why lawyers matter: lessons in cowork real estate

One of the most often repeated pieces of advice for entrepreneurs is to get a great attorney and accountant. Those that have seen the seedy underbelly of business know full well the devastating consequences that can come from a hastily executed agreement that goes south or lack of planning that leads to financial woes come tax time.
When property is involved, the importance of this advice is increased ten-fold. And for a non-profit that is relying on the governance of a board and support of contributions as well as customers, there is no way to overestimate why great legal and financial counsel are an absolute must.

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NWGA Stories: Lisa Ingram’s Hand-built Business

“You can make useful things in less than ideal circumstances.” Special thanks to Lisa for allowing us to peek inside her business and craft. We’re honored to share such an inspiring story, and we hope it will influence others with the passion and... read more

[Job Alert] Crowdfiber is hiring!

  One of our startup members is hiring! What is CrowdFiber? CrowdFiber is the leading CRM software for telecom providers and utilities across the country.  The software-as-a-service platform provides all the essential mapping, sales, and communication tools for... read more

Meet Pete McPherson, VP of Makervillage

Have you seen those Facebook posts where your friends share their first job? Or a full list of every job they’ve ever had? These lists usually include bagging groceries, washing cars, delivering pizzas, paper routes, etc. These are fun to look at on Facebook,... read more

RACA Joins Makervillage Creative Hub

Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA) has joined Makervillage as an organizational partner and plans relocation of its headquarters to the building located at 252 N. 5th Avenue in downtown Rome’s River District.  The arts organization, celebrating its 40th year, will... read more