Author Archives: Dan Neumann

South Bend Coworking for Everybody

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We recently saw a post about coworking spaces who permitted only female members. While the founders of a space are welcome to make their own rules, it took us by surprise. Coworking spaces come in many flavors. Some are in mansion-like homes, some are in converted industrial buildings. Some coworking caters to “messy” enterprises like […]

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Beyond the Home Office

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Home is where the heart is. But, if it is also where your office is, it can be full of distractions, too. When there aren’t distractions, there can be a sense of isolation. What can you do? Coworking might be just the fix. Coworking memberships at The Branch are designed to meet a variety of […]

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Last Minute Gift Idea

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This time of year can create stressful gift buying situations. Regardless of whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the winter solstice, or Festivus, you want to give a thoughtful gift to that special someone. If you have someone who typically works from home or a coffee shop, consider giving them a membership to The Branch […]

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Supporting Armed Services Veterans

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With Veterans Day approaching, we got to thinking about how we could show gratitude to military veterans who are also entrepreneurs, remote workers, or freelancers. Or, who just need a quiet place to study or perform their job search. So, we’re piloting a program we’re calling “Desks for Vets.” If you are a veteran, and […]

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20 Dining Options Within One Block?

When The Branch outgrew our original location, we knew we wanted to stay in the heart of South Bend’s Central Business District. One reason for that is the convenience and connections that can be formed with such easy access to an array of restaurants choices. Let’s face it, going several blocks, or having to drive […]

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Celebrate Small Business Saturday

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It’s time to celebrate small businesses. While we’re not a “retailer,” we do have a number of startups, small businesses, and remote workers that have The Branch as their business address. And, we’d love to have you join us. Now through December 31, 2015, we have an offer for you! For new members, get 50% […]

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Young Entrepreneur statewide networking event

We will be participating in a state-wide Google Hangout with other coworking spaces on Wednesday, June 17th. Each Indiana coworking location will have entrepreneurs and those interested in entrepreneurship attending live. The goal is to connect entrepreneurs throughout the state. We are fortunate to have Lt. Governor Ellspermann joining us live in South Bend for […]

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Grand Opening of Our New Location

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Join us for our ribbon cutting and free coworking on Monday, February 23. We are pleased to celebrate the grand opening of our new location in downtown South Bend, on Monday, February 23, starting with our 10:00 a.m.. Speakers at the ribbon cutting include Mayor Pete Buttigieg, DTSB Executive Director Aaron Perri, Regional Director of […]

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The Branch hosts Global Game Jam site in South Bend

Global Game Jam is the world’s largest game developer event, with an anticipated 25,000 participants creating 4,500 games at 524 sites in 78 different countries! This year, The Branch Coworking is hosting the South Bend site for the event. The event starts with a keynote presentation, which helps set the context for the weekend, including […]

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Tour The Branch Coworking Space

Coworking has expanded in downtown South Bend. We’ve upgraded to quieter, more professional, building. The space is twice as large, allowing us to offer five offices, a conference room, a casual seating area, and a larger flexible space suitable for group presentations. Watch the virtual tour, and then contact us to schedule your own tour […]

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