The Voice of ETC

The ETC blog provides an outlet for members of our community of tech-savvy, innovative, entrepreneurs to share thoughts, explore ideas, get creative, and collaborate. What are you buzzing about?

Members on Members ft. Dan Schepleng by John Davis
Jun 1, 2016

Members on Members ft. Dan Schepleng by John Davis

 My first practice pitch for the Baltimore Angels was going fairly well until my blurt ‘We’ve got strong revenues’ was interrupted with “Who are you…Donald Trump?” That’s Dan, a walking, talking enigma just like his spirit animal – Larry David. You know Dan, the semi-pro baseball playing, hi-top cons wearing, guitar strumming, Bernie Sanders sounding ambassador of the ETC…

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Members On Members – Ft. John Davis by Dan Schepleng
May 9, 2016

Members On Members – Ft. John Davis by Dan Schepleng

If you make a habit of hiking you’ll eventually see Bigfoot. If you’re a pilot and make a habit of flying, you’ll eventually see a UFO. If you make a habit of wandering the space of the ETC on Haven street, you’ll eventually see John Davis. Much less elusive but just as remarkable as the…

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8 Things Startups Love About Coworking
May 6, 2016

8 Things Startups Love About Coworking

Coworking is becoming a popular trend all over the globe and with good reason. If, by any chance, you are unfamiliar with what coworking is, well let me explain it in the simplest way possible: coworking is a membership-based workspace with a diverse group of professionals in a communal setting. Now what is it that…

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Beehive Spotlight: Gary Pick, Newsbox
Jan 29, 2016

Beehive Spotlight: Gary Pick, Newsbox

I sat down with Gary Pick from Newsbox to chat about his company, his experience with coworking, and his connection to Baltimore. Pick started the company, Connectus, in 2001 and  began developing a PR platform called PRSafe in 2008. He created 2 versions of that with close to 7,000 users before rebuilding and rebranding as NewsBox.  The…

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3 Steps to Success with Design Thinking
Jan 20, 2016

3 Steps to Success with Design Thinking

Design thinking is a great process for solving big problems, especially in a quick moving operation, where the stakes are high and the ability to be nimble and smart with your time is crucial. Design thinking — just like lean methodology, the engineering design process, and the scientific method — cycles through ideation, prototyping, testing, research, and iteration, and has applications…

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