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Los Alamos Entrepreneurs' Network Elects Officers

on March 7, 2012 - 5:00pm

Newly elected board of the Los Alamos Entrepreneurs' Network from left Vice President Richard Sayres, President Andy Andrews and Secretary Bill Sellers at the Hive in White Rock Thursday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The first election of officers for the Los Alamos Entrepreneurs' Network (LAEN) concluded this evening with the following results:

  • President - Andy Andrews
  • Vice President - Richard Sayre
  • Secretary - Bill Sellers

LAEN adopted its by-laws Feb. 23 and appointed a nomination committee including David Jones and Jung Hong to facilitate the election of officers.

LAEN members meet again at 11:30 a.m. at the Hive, 134 N.M. 4, for a brown-bag lunch next Thursday starting at 11:30 followed by its by-monthly formal meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday Feb. 22.

Jung Hong, left, and Dave Jones count ballots during Thursday's LAEN Board election. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Dave Jones serves as the Hive steward. The Hive offers user packages by the day or month, without setup fees nor long-term commitments. It provides a range of facilities, tools, and services at a fraction of the cost of setting up a dedicated facility. It is designed to accommodate use by both individuals and small teams.

The Hive offers the amenities of a traditional workplace with the convenience and sociability of a neighborhood cafe. The Hive offers everything from desks and meeting rooms to social areas, high speed Internet access and office equipment.

The Hive can also link users to virtual incubator services delivered by Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation and other entities.

 

LAEN members gather in a conference room at the Hive in White Rock to vote for its first board of directors. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

The Hive is a live experiment aimed at discovering whether an underutilized building can be repurposed to support a cowork community of freelancers, entrepreneurs, independent inventors & innovators, startups, small businesses, big company telecommuters, field workers, and other laptop nomads who are tired of working alone at home or in crowded and noisy coffee shops.

It is an experiment to test the possibility of developing a facility supporting a community of workers who socialize and, more importantly, collaborate.

Newly elected LAEN President Andy Andrews congratulates new board Secretary Bill Sellers. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

They can bounce ideas off each other, share expertise, join forces on projects, refer business to one another and even join to create new companies.

The Hive is for freelancers, entrepreneurs, independent inventors & innovators, startups, small businesses, big company telecommuters, field workers, and other laptop nomads. At the Hive you can share a workspace with other creative, talented individuals.

Why experience the go-it-alone feeling when you can connect with be supported by peers who are experts in their fields. The Hive helps you create opportunities to connect with other professionals and share ideas and resources with other Hive users.

LAEN member Ralph Chapman congratulates new President Andy Andrews. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

You'll also be able to connect with educational workshops and social networking events. In addition, the Hive has "hot desk," "quiet office," and conference space for times when you need more privacy or complete privacy. Equipped shop and lab spaces are available for private, short-term use so you can concentrate on and accomplish experiments, proof of concept, and prototyping work. Flexible project space can be adpted to a wide variety of uses.

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The Hive provides a range of facilities, tools, and services at a fraction of the cost of setting up a dedicated facility. It is designed to accommodate use by both individuals and small teams. The Hive offers everything from desks and meeting rooms to social areas, labs, workshops, project spaces, wifi Internet access, and equipment.

The Hive is a live experiment aimed at discovering whether an underutilized building can be repurposed to support development of a cowork community of freelancers, entrepreneurs, independent inventors & innovators, startups, small businesses, big company telecommuters, field workers, and other laptop nomads who are tired of working alone at home or in crowded and noisy coffee shops.

Can a facility support a community of workers who socialize and, more importantly, collaborate? Will they bounce ideas off each other, share expertise, join forces on projects, refer business to one another and even join to create new companies?

Hive users who purchase a service plan are also connected to other regional and worldwide resources. Premium Plan users are entitled to use of an "international co-work visa."

This benefit provides for free use of hundreds of co-work facilities throughout the USA and world. The Hive premium plan gives you a free, collaborative working space in hundreds of locations worldwide.

Learn more at www.hive505.com

 

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