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NEWS: Medical marijuana panel discusses benefits of cannabis

Medical marijuana panel discusses benefits of cannabis

“An array of marijuana products were displayed at a panel discussion on cannabis medicine at Elevate CoSpace in Frisco on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. The event was put on by Philip Wolf, founder of cannabis educational tour company Cultivating Spirits, and featured a family practice doctor who prescribes cannabis, a dispensary owner and a cannabis food writer.”

Read More: http://www.summitdaily.com/news/13753283-113/cannabis-marijuana-plant-patients

NEWS: Social Summit: Business leaders attend Summit Chamber mixer in Frisco

Social Summit: Business leaders attend Summit Chamber mixer in Frisco

“It might have seemed like just a party, with a DJ spinning tunes, the debut of Oskar BluesPinner IPA beer and a dessert wine pairing withBun in the Oven baked goodies, but there was business — and a lot of it — being conducted at the Summit County Chamber Mixer on Thursday, Jan. 22, at Elevate CoSpace in Frisco.”

Read More: http://www.summitdaily.com/exploresummit/14842934-113/social-summit-business-leaders-attend-summit-chamber-mixer-in-frisco

NEWS: Skiing startups converge in Frisco

Skiing startups converge in Frisco

“Sixty outdoor industry entrepreneurs convened at Elevate CoSpace in Frisco last week for the first Startup Ski Summit. Keynote speaker Joel Gratz – a meteorologist and founder of weather forecasting website Opensnow.com – delivered a speech featuring a seminar on the weather patterns behind the 2014-2015 ski season’s conditions, a crash-course on climate change and a lesson on the history of his company.”
Read More: http://www.businessden.com/2015/03/30/skiing-startups-converge-in-frisco/

NEWS: High-Altitude Coworking Hubs Are Taking Over Ski Country

High-Altitude Coworking Hubs Are Taking Over Ski Country

Whether you live in the big smoke or off-the-grid, coworking is a trend that’s not going anywhere. According to Frisco’s Elevate CoSPACE, “more than half of the workforce will work remotely by 2020.” Rare is the person who can work from home day-in, day-out, without getting a bit stir-crazy. Having organizations like the Mountain Coworking Alliance will change the future of ski towns. Long live the culture of the ski bum, but Curbed Ski is stoked to see that people with “real jobs” now have a way to live their alpine dream, as well.

Read More: http://ski.curbed.com/2014/12/4/10015722/high-altitude-coworking-hubs-are-taking-over-ski-country

NEWS: Mountain Alliance: Work-Anywhere Fever Reaches New Heights

Mountain Alliance: Work-Anywhere Fever Reaches New Heights

Six U.S. coworking spaces in mountain resorts across California, Wyoming and Colorado have come together as the Mountain Coworking Alliance, offering reciprocal membership passes to workspace users. Their target market is predominantly “travelling workers and skiers”, and anyone who wants the chance to combine work and leisure in spectacular surroundings.

Read More: https://www.officingtoday.com/2014/09/mountain-alliance-work-anywhere-fever-reaches-new-heights/

NEWS: Mountain Coworking Alliance allows members to work from California to Colorado

Mountain Coworking Alliance allows members to work from California to Colorado

Coworking spaces offer startups, entrepreneurs, business owners, students, corporate workers and vacationers a flexible and affordable place to work and gather in a collaborative environment. The first coworking space in America opened in San Francisco in 2005. Since then, the concept has spread through major cities around the country. Now, the shared workspace movement is moving up to the mountains.

Read More: http://southtahoenow.com/story/09/10/2014/mountain-coworking-alliance-allows-members-work-california-colorado

NEWS: New coworking alliance helps skiers balance work and play

New coworking alliance helps skiers balance work and play

http://www.summitdaily.com/news/12993485-113/coworking-mountain-spaces-tahoe

BLOG: Startup Resources for Mountain Town Entrepreneurs & Founders

Many of you are launching or growing your own business. Kudos to you! Here are a few resources to help you.

Let us know if there are any resources we should add.

BLOG: Job Seeking Resources for Mountain Town Locals

Whether it’s a part-time gig or another step in your career path, here are some great resources to find a job in the outdoor, tech and startup communities.

Check out Mountain Careers, a new site created by Aryn Schlichting, a longtime HR professional and recruiter, who’s determined to help locals find “real jobs” to fulfill their mountain lifestyle. Aryn presented a workshop at ELEVATE last week. To find out more, let us know.

Also, check out The Job Lottery created by another mountain town badass – Chiara. She’s on a mission to help locals find remote jobs that are higher paying so they can work. live and play here. (#yes!!!)

If you have any job opportunities, especially flex, remote or part-time jobs, send them our way. We”ll feature them. We’d also like to start featuring RFPs and contract work.

Get out there and #ElevateIt.

Our Favorite Badass Podcasts for Startups, Entrepreneurs and the Outdoor Industry

Lately, we’ve been asked … what are our favorite podcasts. Here’s a smattering of what we’ve been listening to in no particular order. Let us know your favorites or if you have any feedback.

Startup & Entrepreneur/Business Podcasts
Startup (Gimlet): https://gimletmedia.com/show/startup/
The Tim Ferriss Show: http://fourhourworkweek.com/podcast/
The Growth Show: http://www.hubspot.com/podcast
EO Fire: http://www.eofire.com/
Planet Money: http://www.npr.org/sections/money/
Mixergy: https://mixergy.com/welcome/

Outdoor Industry
Intrepid Entrepreneur: http://intrepidentrepreneur.net/ (outdoor entrepreneurs)
MTN Meister: http://mtnmeister.com/
OIA Outdoorist: https://outdoorindustry.org/article/oias-audio-outdoorist/
Dirtbag Diaries: http://dirtbagdiaries.com/
The Skift Podcast (travel industry updates): http://podcast.skift.com/

Marketing
Six Pixels of Separation: http://www.twistimage.com/podcast/
Copyblogger: http://rainmaker.fm/series/lede/