Five Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business

It takes far more than just a great idea to start a business. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, 25% of businesses fail the first year, 31% fail within two years, and 50% fail within 5 years.

Member Spotlight: Transformation Network

Nestled inside of Idea+Works, Pam Adkins is hard at work helping people from the Mansfield community find stable employment & helping employers find the best candidates for their workforce. Pam is

The Costs of a Traditional Small Office Vs. The Value of Idea+Works Membership

One of the first lessons an entrepreneur learns is that things always cost more than expected. However, at Idea+Works, the value of membership speaks for itself.

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Three Companies You Never Knew Began in a Business Incubator Like Idea+Works

While business incubators share similarities with coworking spaces, they aren't the same thing. Coworking spaces offer the room for businesses to function, but incubators take it a step further by

5 Benefits of Coworking Spaces

Coworking is something still new to this area. While the concept has been around for a while, all over the world, it's only fairly recently that coworking has come to North Central Ohio. A

Mastermind: Proven Success Through Peer Mentorship

Idea+Works offers a plethora of amazing benefits for its members. We offer an innovative co-working space, full of forward-thinking entrepreneurs trying to make North Central Ohio, and the world,

Member Spotlight: Dr. Elizabeth Castle

Dr. Elizabeth Castle is the Founder and Executive Director of the Warrior Women Oral History Project. She received her B.A in Race and Gender in Electronic Media from George Washington University

Top Five Networking Resources in the Mansfield Area

The 17th Century poet John Donne once wrote, “No man is an island.” In very few places does that statement ring as true as it does in the business world. Whether it's to become involved in the

Member Spotlight: Dan Cannon

With a background in manufacturing and an interest in CNC, Dan Cannon developed a passion for 3D printing. As one of the newest members of Idea+Works, he’s utilized the space in the basement to

Kitchen Incubator Expert Leslie Schaller to Speak at Idea+Works on April 16

Leslie Schaller, Director of Programs for the Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet) located in Athens, will be joining us on April 16th for our community forum. Leslie joined ACEnet in