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A Women's Entrepreneurship Lab & Co-working Space: Tell us what it should look like!

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We define entrepreneurial ventures broadly to encompass for-profits, non-profits, community based organizations, and everything in between, even budding ideas. Given that, do you:

Response Percent Response Count
identify as a woman entrepreneur or am considering an entrepreneurial endeavor 66.7% 6
not an entrepreneur yet, but I'm interested in a co-working and community space! 33.3% 3

In what growth stage is your business/organization:

Response Percent Response Count
Still an idea 16.7% 1
Startup Company (still in survival mode/goal is to obtain customers and deliver product or service contracted for) 33.3% 2
Accelerating Company (workable business entity, have enough satisfied customers to be viable, cash flow is critical for growth) 33.3% 2
Successful Company (company has attained true economic health; can stay at this stage or continue to grow) 16.7% 1

What is your company’s business structure?

Response Percent Response Count
Sole Proprietorship 83.3% 5
Not sure yet, still in the idea stage! 16.7% 1

What industry or industries align with your organization's products/services?

Response Percent Response Count
Business Services 20.0% 1
Financial Services 20.0% 1
Health, Pharmaceuticals and Biotech 40.0% 2
Other 60.0% 3

What industry aligns with the your company's products/services?

Response Percent Response Count
Financial Services 16.7% 1
Health, Pharmaceuticals and Biotech 33.3% 2
Retail 16.7% 1
Other 33.3% 2

Briefly, what product or service does your organization offer?

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Do you live and/or work in San Leandro?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 50.0% 3
No 50.0% 3

What drew you to San Leandro to live, work, and/or start your business here?

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3
Skipped
6

What are some of your biggest challenges as a woman entrepreneur?

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2
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7

What could the City of San Leandro specifically do to support you as an entrepreneur?

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3
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6

What drew you to East Bay to live, work, and/or start your business here?

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3
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6

What are some of your biggest challenges as a woman entrepreneur?

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3
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6

What could your city specifically do to support you as an entrepreneur?

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3
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6

Are you interested in participating in an incubator or co-working space for women-identifying entrepreneurs in San Leandro?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 55.6% 5
Maybe 44.4% 4

If yes, please rate how important the following features would be to you in an incubator/coworking space. (5 being very important and 1 being not at all important):

A work space away from home
Response Percent Response Count
1 12.5% 1
2 12.5% 1
3 25.0% 2
4 25.0% 2
5 25.0% 2
Collaboration with women from various backgrounds and industries
Response Percent Response Count
3 12.5% 1
4 25.0% 2
5 62.5% 5
Flexibility of space to accommodate various uses (work stations, offices, conference rooms, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
3 12.5% 1
4 12.5% 1
5 75.0% 6
Virtual membership that enables women to access an online community of women entrepreneurs
Response Percent Response Count
2 12.5% 1
3 50.0% 4
4 25.0% 2
5 12.5% 1
Networking events
Response Percent Response Count
3 12.5% 1
4 50.0% 4
5 37.5% 3
Child care on site
Response Percent Response Count
3 25.0% 2
5 75.0% 6
Inclusion of "non-work" spaces (e.g. kitchen, meditation/yoga room, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
3 12.5% 1
4 37.5% 3
5 50.0% 4
Inclusion of family-focused programming to include children and men
Response Percent Response Count
1 12.5% 1
2 12.5% 1
3 25.0% 2
4 37.5% 3
5 12.5% 1

Are there any other features you would definitely want to see in a co-working or incubator space?

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Are you comfortable with your business name being shared publicly as a women-owned business for promotional purposes? (e.g. highlighting women-owned businesses during small business week, etc.)

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 80.0% 4
No 20.0% 1
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June 1, 2017, 10:13 AM
  • We define entrepreneurial ventures broadly to encompass for-profits, non-profits, community based organizations, and everything in between, even budding ideas. Given that, do you:
    • not an entrepreneur yet, but I'm interested in a co-working and community space!
  • Are you interested in participating in an incubator or co-working space for women-identifying entrepreneurs in San Leandro?
    • Maybe
  • If yes, please rate how important the following features would be to you in an incubator/coworking space. (5 being very important and 1 being not at all important):
    No response.
  • Are there any other features you would definitely want to see in a co-working or incubator space?
    No response.
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