Madison coworking comes in many shapes and sizes

By Judy Newman, Wisconsin State Journal

SynergyCW_wsj_webCo-working is not just for techies and Millennials. It is not limited to upscale Downtown buildings with sleek, modern interiors.

In Madison, co-working is taking increasingly different forms in diverse locations.

The concept is simple: Sharing space in a work environment, whether that means sitting side-by-side at a long table or occupying individual offices.

The goal is universal: To provide support and encouragement to people who want to try something new — a new business or a new skill — and creating a small community of like- minded people.

“We really are trying to support the ecosystem of entrepreneurship,” said Eugenia Podesta, co-founder of Synergy Coworking.

The best known co-working spaces in Madison have been around for three or four years — and another has been in development for at least that long but is not yet built. Read more …

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