Mar 22, 2021

Do you hear the Asian American community's cries to stop racism? Now, we're screaming

Silence from Asian Americans has made way for the 'forever foreigner' stereotype and the 'model minority' myth that divides us.

Oct 7, 2020

American Startups Need More Help

“In some instances there are funds available but entrepreneurs don’t know about them,” says Poon, who founded Co+Hoots in 2010. She points to a local business assistance program funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Oct 2, 2020

I'm Jenny Poon. I'm the founder of CO+HOOTS, a co-working/incubator space, based in Phoenix, Arizona.

I fell in love with community building by finding clients that were working in communities. I realized that, when you are able to shape a space and have a voice, you can have a lot more impact on your local environment than anywhere else. You can actually change the lives of tons of people .

Mar 22, 2019

Why Millennials aren’t becoming entrepreneurs and what to do about it.

There’s no doubt about it: the entrepreneurial dream is more popular than ever.

But when we speak about the rise of entrepreneurship among younger generations, let’s not confuse it with the glittery, romanticized American dream of the 20th century. The passion for entrepreneurship is growing, but the actual amount of new business owners is not.

Jul 30, 2018

Co+Hoots' founder joins other female entrepreneurs to launch Phoenix startup incubator

When Pearl Chang Esau wanted to start her own consulting business after leaving the top job at Expect More Arizona, she turned to Co+Hoots’ founder Jenny Poon for help.

Esau, EMA's former president and CEO, spent about six hours on a Friday evening in late 2017 with Poon at the Phoenix co-working space Co+Hoots to develop a strategy.

Aug 25, 2017

20 People to Know - Startups: Jenny Poon

I started my design agency in 2009 in the middle of the recession. I focused on serving startups and helping them communicate and market their products through effective designs.

Mar 22, 2017

Ep 12 MORE w/Jenny Poon & Odeen Domingo

During this episode, Amber sits down with Jenny Poon and Odeen Domingo – the founders of Phoenix’s largest community run coworking space, CO+HOOTS, to discuss their journey to an integrated life.

Jenny Poon (Phoenix's 2016 Business Person of the Year) and Odeen Domingo are the owners of four businesses; eeko studio, Fresh Words Market, CO+HOOTS and the CO+HOOTS Foundation

Mar 8, 2017

Inspired by her immigrant parents, she’s helping to build Phoenix’s startup community

Jenny Poon, co-founder of CO+HOOTS and the CO+HOOTS Foundation, came from an immigrant family. As a child, she watched her parents “scale their business up and down while facing racism and injustice.”

Now, at the CO+HOOTS coworking space she hosts hackathons, bootcamps, and educational programming, to give back to the Phoenix community—especially women, minorities, and youth entrepreneurs.

Feb 15, 2017

Jenny Poon Brings Entrepreneurs Together with Co+Hoots

By now, we all know that the old adage, “Two heads are better than one,” is, in fact, true. We’ve seen that some of the greatest innovations are born out of collaboration. So why not apply that collaborative model to the business world to see greater results? That’s exactly what entrepreneur Jenny Poon has done with her cooperative business, Co+Hoots.

Jan 6, 2017

In co-hoots with startups: Jenny Poon is our Businessperson of the Year

Jenny Poon comes by her entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic from her parents, immigrants who came to the U.S. from refugee camps in the 1970s after fleeing from the communist takeover of Vietnam. Both originally came from China, though they were ethnically Vietnamese.

Nov 15, 2016

2016 Business Person of the Year nominee: Jenny Poon

Co+Hoots co-working and education spaces founder Jenny Poon is everywhere.

Whether it’s speaking on a panel about entrepreneurs, attending local events with her husband and Co+Hoots founding member Odeen Domingo, or throwing their baby daughter in the air in funny photos online, Poon is very involved and indebted to creating a startup scene in Phoenix.

Jun 28, 2014

CO+HOOTS founder gathers entrepreneurs under one roof

Jenny Poon was inspired to open CO+HOOTS, a collaborative workspace located in Phoenix, by the success of her own graphic design company, eeko studio.Poon, who founded eeko studio in May 2009, wanted to expand her company and bring together a team of people who could work with her.

Jan 25, 2013

CO+HOOTS creator adds entrepreneurial spark to Washington Row

As soon as she enters, Jenny Poon brings a new energy to the already bustling, warm CO+HOOTS building. The shared workspace is an old auto shop renovated to remain industrious but also modern, with local art, inspirational quotes and images of owls littered liberally about.