Top 50 Innovative Businesses: SHIFT Work + Play, Squadstyle Work & Wellness and Step Fusion Solutions

This year FCOED is recognizing and celebrating Frederick County’s innovative businesses. These businesses are making the biggest impact on their industries, workplace, and community — thriving in today’s ever-changing environment. Join us as we get to know our Top 50 Innovative Businesses.

SHIFT Work + Play
1209 N East St. Suite A
Frederick, MD

SHIFT Work + Play is a family-friendly coworking space designed for working parents and entrepreneurs. With a staffed playroom and a variety of private and shared workspace options, members can choose the setup that works best for them and get some work done while their children play.

SHIFT Work + Play is Frederick’s first family-friendly coworking space. With staffed playroom sessions, a comfortable lactation room and a family-oriented community, SHIFT makes balancing work and parenting a whole lot easier!

Squadstyle Work & Wellness
11 Byte Court, Suite C
Frederick, MD

Squadstyle Work & Wellness is a community space for work & wellness. The space includes a workspace, gym, and wellness room designed for remote workers, health-conscious millennials, and personal trainers.

We innovated the environment in which remote workers & self-employed health-coaches can practice & share their approach to work-life balance. Squadstyle Work & Wellness merges coworking amenities, a gym, & other wellness resources to inspire taking action on your health & happiness.

Step Fusion Solutions
118 N Market St, Suite 180
Frederick, MD

Step Fusion Solutions develops custom technology for senior healthcare organizations. Our product, The STEP Assistant, has remote monitoring, communication & report features to ease staff’s workload, promote older adults’ safety, independence & wellbeing, and allow family to more easily connect with their loved one.

Most new technology targets teenagers through middle-aged adults. We develop novel technology specifically for older adults and those who care for them. We emphasize features that increase quality of life for seniors living in care facilities and also increase staff’s efficiency in providing care.