The Lugar

What it is

In addition to our research and education program, we offer Latino entrepreneurs free  co-working space. 

We call our co-working space "The Lugar", capturing the diversity of the Entrepreneurs who use the space to share, grow, innovate and collaborate with other like-minded entrepreneurs.

We currently have more than 15 startup teams and individuals growing their ventures while building a strong, supportive community of diverse passions. 

WHat WE offer

 The Lugar offers its entrepreneurs the following: 

  • Rent-free working space for 3 months
  • Access to a board conference room, smaller conference room, and phone room for meetings
  • Access to a kitchen, printer, monitors
  • Mentorship platform
  • Community events

learn more

SLEI is located in the heart of Silicon Valley at:

 3430 West Bayshore Road, Suite 104, Palo Alto, CA, 94303

Please email us at if you are interested in spending time in The Lugar or just want to learn more about our collaborative space.


Community users:

If you have a signed Shared Space Agreement, please be reminded of the Terms of Use in the agreement as you book your space below.

If you are a visiting Community User, please read the Terms of Use below.

terms of use

By accessing or using any part of our booking system, you agree to become bound by the terms of use of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms of use, then you may not use any services.

  1. You must schedule conference rooms in advance. Community User will use our online booking site ( to reserve spaces and rooms prior to use.
  1. Keep your space and the kitchen clean.
  2. No smoking near the building.
  3. No extended calls (longer than 30 minutes) in common space.
  4. No after hours access at the moment, unless given explicit permission.
  5. The general office hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday
  6. All Community Users are required to sign a media release form.

Please email if you have any questions regarding Terms of Use.