About Us

Come into the Hive!

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“Connecting the dots for tomorrow…today”

Daniel Rivera

Who We Are

Hive Effect is an entrepreneur development initiative developed as a partnership between the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation and Grindstone Coworking. Hive Effect, in turn, partners with local and regional entrepreneurial organizations and businesses with programs and events that aim to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem across the Rio Grande Valley.

GRINDSTONE COWORKING

Grindstone Coworking is a membership based office in Edinburg,Texas designed for mobile workers, freelancers, and start ups. With memberships starting at $49/month, we offer our members workspaces, phone booths, private offices, conference rooms, training rooms, a copy center, mailboxes and many other amenities for today’s modern worker.

WHAT WE DO

Hive Effect uses a three-pronged approach to cultivate the entrepreneurial ecosystem and promote regional collaboration. We utilize coworking, education, and mentorship to help both startups and existing businesses. Hive Effect conducts a six-month education program called the Hive Effect Learning Program (HELP). Applications for HELP are reviewed for acceptance twice each year to select cohort participants.

EDINBURG EDC

The Edinburg Economic Development Corporation serves local companies by providing assistance with expansion plans, programs to help retain business, and advocating for policies that enhance the region’s economic competitiveness.