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I went to the New York OpenCoffee meeting this morning. I’ve been to a few OpenCoffee’s around the world and I like the events. They normally give me a quick flavour of the tech scene in a place. The meetings in Cape Town are really buzzing for example.
This morning’s meeting opened with a series of introductions, each person introduced themselves in that usual “My name is blah and my company is called blah and I blah blah blah”. I was looking for a place to work for the day so I literally jumped from my seat when my turn came. I sprang into life, delivered an energetic good morning, explained my name was Callum, I’m from Scotland, and I was looking for a desk for the day.
The charming, generous and downright handsome Ashley J. Heather was a couple of intros before me. English accent, runs a tech incubator. Perfect I thought. He agreed. Bingo, I had scored an office for the day. So this post comes to you from the office space of dotbox. Thanks Ashley. 🙂
Here’s a completely unrelated, creative commons licenced picture of a totally different type of dotbox for your viewing pleasure!
adam Black at 2009-03-17 00:54:58
Im trying to contact Ashley Heather and find out more about his incubator. Im an english entrepreneur in new york and i keep hearing Ashley will be interested in what were doing, maybe you can connect me or send me an email url or pass on mine? thanks
Callum at 2009-03-17 23:57:21
@<a href="http://www.callum-macdonald.com/2009/02/20/my-manhattan-office/comment-page-1/#comment-34334" rel="nofollow">adam Black</a>: I posted a link to Ashley's site, you can probably reach him there. I'll also forward your email onto him.