OCTOBER MEMBER UPDATE
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers addressed Wisconsinites on 11/10 requesting that we do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19. He noted the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s projection that 2,500 additional Wisconsinites could die before the new year if no further actions are taken. Additionally, he announced his plans to introduce new COVID-19 response legislation and Executive Order 94 a series of recommendations for Wisconsinites to protect their family, friends, co-workers and neighbors.
At StartingBlock Madison the safety of our team and members are a top priority. We are fortunate to work in a 100% fresh air intake building that is routinely cleaned and closed to the public. We are following all guidelines outlined by the CDC and Dane County Health Dept. We know that members are staggering shifts/spaces to practice appropriate distancing and masking while in the building and routinely washing their hands. Thank you for your kindness and concern and for keeping our space safe. If you have any questions, are interested in a flex space or other temporary space during the week to allow you to socially distance further, please be in touch with Caleb Walters, Membership Manager. We encourage you to visit the Dane Co. Health Dept website as well as sign up for COVID updates from the City of Madison. We are committed to keeping you informed about any COVID exposures in the building. StartingBlock has been very fortunate with just one known exposure and COVID-alert since July. American Family has specific processes and guidelines for cleaning when a known case occurs in the building. Please be sure to let one of the StartingBlock Madison team know if you or a member of your team was in the facility and tested positive for COVID-19.
Be well, be safe and thank you so much.
Nora, StartingBlock Executive Director
The Member’s Committee is back! Are you interested in directly impacting the future of the StartingBlock space? We are looking for new voices as we get back into the groove this October!
If you are curious about joining the Members’ Committee, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
MOST ACCESSIBLE MEMBERSHIP OPTION YET
We’re excited to announce our most accessible membership option yet: the 24 Hour Weekend Flex Membership! Are you looking for a quiet place to work on the weekends? Do you want to work on your passion project undisturbed? For $100/month, Weekend Flex members get unlimited weekend access to Madison’s most flexible working environment, tailored to fit all productivity needs! Visit our available space page to learn more.
FLEX MEMBERSHIP GIFT CARDS
Just in time for the holidays, we have gift cards! 🎉
The perfect present for friends and family. Treat the entrepreneur in your life to weekend or M-F flex space at StartingBlock Madison. It’s easy to give our gift certificates. Simply click this LINK, select your favorite image, the amount that works for you, and viola! Easy, practical, meaningful holiday giving. Give your loved one the gift of a beautiful, inspiring space to work this holiday season!
In an effort to streamline communications for frequent member requests, our StartingBlock membership-related forms are all available below. Simply submit your desired form and we will follow up with you via email within (1) business day.
MEMBER FEEDBACK FORM
Our goal is to ensure that our members have everything they need to be successful. We’re constantly improving our membership services and would love to hear from you!
If you’re willing to leave your name below, our Membership Manager will reach out to you personally to continue the conversation.
KEYCARD REQUEST FORM
If you’re an existing member hiring new employees who need access to StartingBlock, they will need a keycard created. Please fill out this form and a team member will follow up with you to arrange keycard pick up. Thanks! The activation fee for each new keycard is $25. Keycard replacement fee is $40. After form submission, you will receive an invoice for the appropriate amount via email.
Types of access (additional charges may apply):
-FULL (24/7) – All day access 7 days/week
-DAY (M-F) – All day access Monday-Friday
KEYCARD ACCESS ISSUES FORM
If you are experiencing keycard issues, please fill out this form with the desired information. You will receive a confirmation email once your keycard access issue has been resolved. Processing time is within 1-2 business days. Thank you!
If you require immediate assistance, please Slack Caleb Walters in addition to submitting this form.
MEMBERSHIP SIGNAGE ORDER FORM
Through StartingBlock, members have access to a discounted signage service that we encourage you to take advantage of if you are in need of additional signage for your company beyond any included in your initial membership cost. Once this form has been filled out and submitted, please allow for a full week for your request to process and the quote to be sent to you. Depending on the size and type of signage ordered, wait times may increase.
OFFICE ALTERATION REQUEST FORM
Before any alterations are made to an office space within StartingBlock, this form will need to be submitted and approved by the Membership Manager. Depending on the nature of the office alteration request, approval from American Family Insurance may also be needed prior to execution which may extend wait time. Office alterations include but are not limited to: -Carpet replacement -Painting walls -Installing items on the wall that require drilling -Any construction/demolition Thank you for understanding and taking the time to fill this out before proceeding with alterations.
REQUEST RETURN ACCESS PRIVILEGES
Members need to request Return Access Privileges in order to have their keys reactivated.
Companies with space and teams at StartingBlock must also comply with the Dane County Order #9. Access to StartingBlock remains at this time limited to the secure (keyed) doors (the first floor staircase or elevators). The main glass doors between the 1st floor lobby and 2nd floor StartingBlock Welcome Desk will remain locked.
Visitors, family, friends, clients and guests should be limited to the extent possible until further notice. When it is necessary for clients and guests to access StartingBlock, members will need to meet them in the main lobby and escort them into StartingBlock. Non-member visitors must be registered beforehand so that security and StartingBlock are notified.
Please fill out this form in its entirety to request maintenance in your office space. Once submitted, you will receive a follow up email from StartingBlock’s Membership Manager to clarify your maintenance needs before resources are allocated to complete them.