Urban Hub To Show Off Tech Startup Co-Working Space and Introduce Resident Entrepreneurs

Posted on 3-11-2020

The Greater Green Bay Chamber is pleased to offer an open house and reception at its Urban Hub co-working space in the Rail Yard Innovation District at 340 N. Broadway, Green Bay, on Wednesday, March 11, from 3 to 5 p.m. The press conference will begin at 3:30 p.m.

The event will highlight the newly reconfigured and enhanced Urban Hub co-working space and introduce the newly selected resident entrepreneurs. The enhancements include:

  • Welcoming new resident entrepreneurs of startup and tech-oriented companies, venture capitalists and software developers – a community of like-minded people who strive to build a better tomorrow;
  • Introduction of dedicated spaces and workspaces;
  • Welcoming Wipfli, LLP as the executive onsite provider of accounting insights;
  • 24-hour secure access;
  • Newly launched, user-friendly Proximity software for obtaining both individual and corporate memberships as well as securing conference rooms or event space;
  • New kitchen amenities;
  • Redesigned flow of the space including furniture configured into designated areas for collaboration, working, presenting and eating.

The Urban Hub is also excited to introduce the new resident entrepreneurs who will use the co-working space as their “home base” for their companies. The resident entrepreneurs participating venture capitalists and software developers, as well as the opportunity for all Urban Hub clients to collaborate with them on a day-to-day basis. They include:

  • Joe Bashta, founder and CEO, Axicor
  • Chad VanCalster, founder and CEO, Qolos
  • Brandon Rohde, founder and president, LiveTime Racing
  • Jim Rafter, founder and CEO, GB News Network
  • David Troup, CEO, Konect Sports

“This open house offers an opportunity to showcase the next iteration of the Urban Hub co-working space. This is in keeping with the foundational purpose of the Rail Yard Innovation District space, as it encourages innovation, evolution and reinvention on an ongoing basis,” said Kelly Armstrong, vice president of economic development, Greater Green Bay Chamber. “We look forward showcasing the newly revamped space as it further encourages the collaboration and ideation fundamental to making Greater Green Bay attractive to entrepreneurs and innovators, and to being place makers.”

Learn more about how the space excels in providing opportunities for organic collaboration that drive results and ideas for both startups AND corporate members’ employees who need offsite space for idea-generation and retreats. The event is free and all are welcome. RSVP at events.greatergbc.org.  The event is being held at the Urban Hub, 340 N. Broadway, Suite 200, Green Bay, WI 54303


Established in 1882, the mission of the Greater Green Bay Chamber is to strengthen member businesses by enhancing economic and workforce development, resulting in improved quality of life in our community and region. For more information, call 920.593.3400 or visit greatergbc.org.

Urban Hub

The Urban Hub, formerly the T2 Accelerator, is professionally managed by the Startup Hub as part of the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Economic Development arm. This space continues to play an integral role in the solution to Green Bay’s Economic Development Strategic Plan. The Urban Hub focuses on the following initiatives from this plan:

  • Recruit new businesses and investments
  • Attract, retain and develop talent
  • Accelerate downtown & urban development
  • Build a robust ecosystem for innovation & entrepreneurship
  • Elevate the role of events & conference
  • Ensure diversity and inclusiveness