Dan Graham, the co-founder of BuildASign.com, has launched a new venture to nurture Austin’s startup community.
Graham has officially opened Owen’s Garage, a coworking and incubator in housed in a former auto shop in East Austin.
The space contains Austin startups which Graham has invested in. Owen’s Garage provides a place for “startups to work and collaborate while they scale their business.”
“As a founder of a startup myself, I understand the struggle to grow your business when you’re working from a kitchen table or a coffee shop,” Graham said in a news release. “I saw Owen’s Garage as an opportunity to create a functional coworking space that gives the companies I’m invested in the flexibility both in cost and structure that fits their startup nature.”
Owen’s Garage includes ten businesses:
Kickstand Communications, a public relations firm
ScaleFactor, a financial services firm
Sku, a CPG incubator
Idea Labs Consulting, a business consulting company
Wearables.com, the authoritative site for all things wearable tech
Massage.com, an online booking site for massage services
Clear Launch, a web development firm
GreenStraw Creative, a UI, web design, and branding company
Broomly, an online booking site for house cleaning services
Glasshouse Policy, a nonprofit focused on Texas public policy
Owen’s Garage at 1408 East 13th Street is hosting an open house on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.