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Re: [cocoa-6] Important - Ideal Location Available

From: Bill W
Sent on: Saturday, December 3, 2011 1:37 PM
I'm interested in being involved. At what level tbd. As the producer of a video rich app on the eve of being approved by the Apple App store and  having dealt with issues around that from the code creators I can offer guidance to those going that direction and may need help from someone knowledgable about Xcode. Bill

B Wade
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On Dec 3, 2011, at 12:05 PM, Seaton <[address removed]> wrote:

OK this is it … this is your opportunity to help create a vibrant startup community.

As mentioned in my last email, I have started the search for a permanent home for SURF Incubator and a way to more concretely support the two Meetup groups, which I manage.

Already, I have found one perfect location:
    5,700 square feet
    15+ nice offices with doors
    Large common area for group meeting
    2 medium-sized conference rooms
    Kitchen area with a stunning view of Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains.
    First floor with its very own access – making it a
    Perfect place for night owls

My vision is to secure this space as soon as possible and then immediately begin holding meetings almost every night of the week. Initially, we will hold open house events combined with networking meetings. Then, based on membership input, we will start holding specific topic meetings such as:    
    Forming a Team
    Creating a Wireframe
    Building a Prototype
    Intellectual Property Issues
    Forming the Company
    Go-to-market Strategy
    Demo Nights
    Many more topics – fill in the blank.

This location is perfect for a 24-hour 7-days-per-week operation.  We will pay the various location/operation bills from the following revenues sources:
    Individual office rentals – one to four people
    Day-use desk rentals – 20 to 30 desks
    Sponsorships – host special events promoting their offering to the members
    Event registration fees – room for 40 people seated
    Membership dues

There will be multiple levels of membership. Benefits will be extensive and include:    
    Introductions to people who can help you launch/advance your product/company
    Discounts for events
    Access to a custom tech library
    Drop-in for day-use desks
     Reserved use of meeting rooms
    Enjoy a cup of coffee while looking over puget sound

Now, I need to hear from you. If we get strong enough commitment from the group, we can make this happen very quickly. Otherwise, I will have to pass on this ideal location.

For those who respond to this email by phone or email, I will add you to a special list and then keep you fully informed of our plans as well as early invitation-only tour of the facility. Respectfully, I do not want to blast email to the entire group until I have secured a permanent location.

Thanks for reading all of this. I look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible.

Best Wishes,


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