Watch Out Austin! Dogpatch Labs Is Opening A Makeshift SXSW Office
If the above is what your SXSW workspace usually looks like, you’re in luck: For the first time, Polaris Venture Partners will be opening up a temporaryÂ Dogpatch Labs office in Austin during this year’ SXSW so entrepreneurs who need a place to work or just hang out can find a safe haven away from all the Interactive craziness.
The Austin branch of Dogpatch Labs will be located at Treehouse Pub, at 501 East 6th Street and will have all the amenities of Dogpatch New York, Cambridge and San Francisco: Free food, desks, WIFI, space, and (yes) foosball. Those wishing to avoid ill-chosen roomies, drunk co-workers or just mingle with like-minded people can sign up here. Polaris Ventures partner Peter Flint tells me they are trying to sign up as many entrepreneurs as possible so don’t be shy.
Along with offering a workspace, VCs Flint, Mike Hirshland, Dave Barrett and Ryan Spoon will be holding office hours in Dogpatch Labs Austin and are obviously very interested in meeting with budding companies. You can grab a time slot here before everyone else does here.
Hereâ€™s the full Dogpatch Austin schedule:
9am-11pm DPL open for entrepreneurs.
3pm-6pm Polaris Office Hours: http://ohours.org/PolarisVentures
5pm-6pm Informal Open office hours with Partners
8pm-11pm DPL SXSW Party (private invitation)
9a-11pm DPL re-opens for entrepreneurs.
3p-6p Polaris Office Hours http://ohours.org/PolarisVentures
8pm-10pm Partners vs entrepreneurs foosball tournament (private invitation)
Image:Â Melissa Gira Grant/Flickr
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