Last year was interesting around Work in Progress! We had a great time hosting a wide variety of events in downtown Las Vegas, from dog parties, yes dog parties, to “thuggish ruggish bone” DJ listening parties. We thought it was unique to see Work in Progress used for so many different occasions and purposes. Here’s … Continued
Starting a business in Las Vegas? You’ve come to the right place! According to a 2017 report from the Kauffman Index, Vegas was listed as one of five U.S. metro areas with the highest startup activity. Thanks to recent revitalization efforts, low taxes, and a decent cost of living, the city has quickly become a … Continued
The tragedy in Las Vegas has deeply affected all of us in the community. As we collectively deal with the aftermath, all of us in Las Vegas are trying to come to terms with the unimaginable. And it’s not just Las Vegas – families and loved ones across the country have been impacted, and the ripple … Continued
Las Vegas is a popular destination for business travelers, and there’s always some kind of conference or convention happening somewhere in the city. You’d think finding an event venue for your own use would be easy, wouldn’t you? If you’re putting together a small to a mid-sized event in Las Vegas, finding an affordable space … Continued
So, you’re starting a business. Congratulations! If you’ve reached a point where you need to secure outside financing, a pitch deck is a succinct and necessary way to communicate your idea to investors. It can also come in handy for pitching to potential partners, co-founders, and customers. The perfect pitch deck will clearly communicate your … Continued
Wondering if Work in Progress or coworking in general is right for you? Here’s a quick rundown of how we work in Las Vegas. We work with free coffee and filtered water. Drinks plus snacks! All our members have access to free coffee, filtered water, ice, and a snack cabinet. We make the coffee from … Continued
We know there are a ton of people who work from home in Las Vegas. It’s 2020, the remote workplace is exploding as internet speeds increase and mobile connectivity expands. More and more jobs are offering work from home (WFH) days or even work from home full-time positions. It’s the wave of the future. Below … Continued
Considering starting a home-based business in Las Vegas? We know what that process can be like, here are a few tips to help.
In the U.S. and around the world, the freelance workforce is expanding. More and more people are taking advantage of jobs that let them work from their homes, coffee shops, or anywhere else they like. According to a report by the Freelancer’s Union and Upwork, ten million more people are freelancing in 2019 than just … Continued
About a third of the workforce today is freelance – that’s about 55 million people working freelance in 2016 according to Upwork. Now, think about all the solo entrepreneurs, the small businesses, and the startups just getting their feet under them, and you’re going to figure in around another 27 million people. With so many … Continued
There are a ton of great food options around our office, and they’re constantly changing. Here’s a list of our classic staples for DTLV: Walking Distance: Evel Pie – Slice and a beer for $5. The Market – That little corner store has the best chicken salad sandwich we’ve ever had. Cous Cous – Walk up … Continued
It’s a brave new world out there, and remote working just might become the norm. We may know of an awesome alternative to working from home… 🤔
Is working in a coffee shop really that cost effective? Is working in a coworking space even better? Coworking has many perks over coffee shops, check this out.
Where we work is as important as what we do while we’re working. Where do you work? Is your workspace future-proof?
We might be biased, but we happen to think there are more pros than cons when it comes to coworking… but let’s review, shall we?
If you’re making the move to Las Vegas to launch your startup or freelance career, chances are you’ve already scouted ahead for the prime business location. Whether you’re looking to rent a commercial venue, join a coworking space, or rent a private office space, the city has a lot to offer when it comes to … Continued
Office sharing is a relatively new term floating around the ether that primarily applies to coworking spaces. The idea of office sharing is that you probably don’t need a dedicated desk 24/7, so you save on rents by sharing that same space with a number of other people. It allows you as the rentee to … Continued
Hosting a business event is one of the most effective ways to build powerful relationships with the people in your audience. When organizing and running your event, you’ll get a better return if you’re fully invested. Put forth the effort to do things well. Whether you’re aiming for a top-notch event or just trying to … Continued
After our first Pitch Night of the year on April 9, we are proud to say that it was a success! Everyone who pitched did a great job, and after pitches were heard, the networking portion of the evening was abuzz with excitement. Work in Progress has received confirmation that one of the entrepreneurs who … Continued
Mentorship from the right person is valuable at every phase of your business. If you’re wise, you’ll never “outgrow” your need for mentorship. You’ll just graduate to different mentors. Of course, an entrepreneur that doesn’t use mentorship effectively never benefits, no matter how great the mentor. As long as you’re going to take the time … Continued
Helping our frontline medical workers should be a priority for everyone right now during the pandemic. We’re trying to do our part.
Some of the biggest tech companies in the world were founded during the 2008 Great Recession, does that mean it’s time to start yours?
Friends of Work in Progress, At Work in Progress, like almost everyone, we are modifying operations due to COVID-19. Starting immediately, our front door will remain locked to visitors for the next couple of weeks. If you have an event currently scheduled and have any concerns about holding your event, please contact us to discuss … Continued
A WeWork space in the Upper West Side of New York City closed unexpectedly, leaving 100 people without a workspace, according to a New York news website. According to the article, they were given no warning and had to find a new place to work in only a few days. WeWork acquired the coworking space … Continued