The ICELab is Gunnison’s all-in-one business resource center. The facility includes open coworking space, private office space, a fully equipped conference room and even a coffee shop. The ICELab is centrally located in Escalante Terrace on the Western Colorado University campus. It brings together the business community and the University. Explore our coworking membership options as well as our variety of reservable equipment.
The ICELab @ Western is located at
540 Escalante Dr.
Gunnison, CO 81231
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Spawned by students and developed by an entire community, the ICELab at Western embodies the landscape-changing potential of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Now, the ICELab supports the University and businesses and communities in the Gunnison Valley through programs, business development services and coworking amenities.
The ICELab delivers direction, education and other tools to support developing businesses and promote new ideas. We offer accelerator and incubator programs for exporting business.
There are numerous ways to engage with the ICELab. Reach out for business development advice, became an investor 0r mentor, or utilize the coworking space. If you have an exporter business you want to grow, check out the Moosejaw Outdoor Accelerator and Business Incubator Program.
Find what you need with the ICELab’s coworking space, resources and programs. Whether you’re in search of a place to remote work for the day, or multiple months, you can pay as you go or get a monthly membership to utilize the ICELab. You’ll have crazy-fast internet, a local cafe on-site and cozy accommodations.
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The ICELab offers a wide variety of programming for businesses in various stages of growth. If you’re just getting started, the Small Business Development Center can help you get on your feet. If you’re looking to grow, opportunities to engage with programming and expertise are available.
To inquire further about our programs, please reach out to TJ Taylor.
The Pre-Incubator is a two week prerequisite for the ICELab’s Incubator Program, which nurtures success in early phases of business development. The program requires two hours per week of group work and two hours of individual work. The two hour meetings are in person at the ICELab on the campus of Western Colorado University. Contact TJ Taylor for more information.
The Incubator Program at the ICELab is designed to foster startup companies in Gunnison County. Focused on coaching mentoring, this program is designed to nurture success in the early phases of business development. The Incubator program’s focus on startup companies within Gunnison County promises to be crucial to economic development in both the short term and long term.
The Moosejaw Outdoor Accelerator (MOA) is designed to boost outdoor industry startups. MOA also emphasizes startups that are founded by people from historically underrepresented groups or whose businesses create more inclusivity and accessibility in the outdoors. Startups in the accelerator learn about marketing, entrepreneurial mindset, legal matters and more.