AREA48 is closed for day to day operations.
We will host special events on occasion so if you get an invite come on down.
What we do?
AREA48 is a Formation Space - designed to be a conduit for an innovation ecosystem.
It is designed to help:
- Form teams from diverse skillsets and backgrounds
- Form ideas through role playing, game playing and simulations
- Form innovations that solve market or societal issues
- Form value propositions and business models through the use of visual tools and techniques
- Form new products and services through the use of rapid prototyping and agile engineering methods
- Form new skillsets for participants through the pracademic Rapid Startup School modules being delivered
Its projected outcomes are:
- New innovation and startup teams
- New products and services that reach their respective markets
- Participants with enhanced innovation and entrepreneurial capabilities and skills
It accomplishes this by:
- Targeting underused human assets including military veterans, retirees and skilled unemployed
- Targeting latent and potential entrepreneurs
- Targeting students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds
This is supported by:
- Academics in Resident (AIR) who are entrepreneurially minded teaching faculty
- Researchers in Residence (RIR) who are faculty involved in cutting edge technologies
- Specialized mentor pool from both active and retired people with corporate and serial entrepreneur backgrounds
We are located in the ASU Brickyard building at 699 S. Mill Ave, #201, Tempe, AZ 85281
Where should you park? Map of Parking