Black Entrepreneurs and the Embracing of Coworking Space

Turnkey

It’s Black History month, and a great time to shed light on how black entrepreneurs are embracing and thriving in the coworking space culture. While it’s true that ethnic diversity and cultural integration have become distinguishing features of coworking space, black startups in particular have been flocking to coworking spaces across the country.

2019 State of Coworking: Over 2 Million Coworking Space Members Expected

Deskmag

The market for coworking spaces has undergone remarkable growth in the last couple of years and continues to flourish to this day. The following numbers summarize the expectations for coworking spaces and their members based on results from the 2019 Global Coworking Survey

The 2018 State of Coworking Spaces

Deskmag

Coworking spaces are growing. But what does a detailed view of coworking spaces look like presently? We are publishing many findings for the first time, together with the most extensive data report to date about coworking spaces

Can Coworking Spaces Save Shopping Malls from the Retail Apocalypse?

Deskmag

Coworking spaces have served a plethora of modern workers through physical spaces. Now, there’s a new trend on the horizon: coworking spaces in shopping centres. There have been office blocks, private member clubs, coffee shops and more.

The State of Coworking Spaces in Asia

Deskmag

Once upon a time, it was mostly freelancers who used and founded coworking spaces. How these two worlds of coworking spaces differ from one another and how they are blending together can be seen in Asia.

Quick Facts about the UK’s Coworking Spaces

Deskmag

The UK’s coworking market has stood out from the European average in many ways since the coworking movement began. For example, its coworking spaces host more members and many chains have been active long before WeWork entered the market.

Operators & Staff Members: The People Behind Coworking Spaces

Deskmag

Who is actually working for coworking spaces? They more often operate smaller coworking spaces. In this article, you’ll learn about staff in coworking spaces, how many people are working for them, and the ratio of staff to members

How Might Coworking Spaces Benefit from the Blockchain Development?

Deskmag

The technology is set to radically transform the property industry through its ability to deliver a vast array of tools, systems and functional benefits for commercial property and thus, the coworking market. However, progress is required before blockchain can truly impact coworking operators.

How VCs, Accelerators, and Coworking Spaces Put Communities in Buildings vs. Buildings in Communities

This is going to be BIG.

Sun's space was for it's customer assistance unit and Cornell just had a demo space patched into a supercomputer back on campus. I've come to appreciate how the same approach works with the physical spaces that have become startup hubs.

Opening Coworking Spaces & The First Year Post-Launch

Deskmag

Starting a well-running coworking space usually takes a lot of time and nerves. The results of the 2018 Global Coworking Survey will show you what you can expect during the planning phase and what new coworking spaces look like in the first year after being launched

Building Broker Relations: Recipe for Successful Coworking Spaces

Deskmag

For many big coworking spaces, integrating broker firms into the sales strategy for their space is the norm. Whilst brokers may have previously been associated with traditional offices, many coworking operators are now utilizing their capabilities to minimise vacancy rates.

1.7 Million Members Will Work in Coworking Spaces by the End of 2018

Deskmag

In 2018, Coworking Spaces are again expecting great things for their market. Here is the first bundle of results of the latest Global Coworking Survey: The 2018 Coworking Forecast

WeWork harms 40% of all coworking spaces in its close vicinity, however…

Deskmag

WeWork is probably the globally most well-known brand that is associated with coworking. That is despite the fact that only a small part of the areas comply with the coworking space concept and most desks are located in private offices.

Coworking for Introverts & Extroverts

Deskmag

Are coworking spaces actually only suited to extroverts who enjoy meeting new people? Do introverts avoid socializing in coworking spaces? Nevertheless, there are big differences between introverts, extroverts, and those in between, as the Global Coworking Survey shows.

New Global Survey: Everything You Wanted to Know About Coworking

Deskmag

How many people plan to open a coworking space in the future? What kind of people use coworking spaces and what is important to them? How many spaces are profitable? It’s the biggest survey on coworking worldwide.

Corporate Coworking: Drivers, Benefits & Challenges

Deskmag

The utilization of coworking spaces by corporate companies is on the rise. However, corporates have their own strategic position when it comes to coworking. Why do they utilize such space and what are the advantages and disadvantages of doing so?

International Coworking Day

GCUC

We, the coworking peeps of the world, are fundamentally shifting the way all workspaces are seen and structured. 73% of the people polled maintain their sanity through coworking. When we started GCUC (2011) there were a little over 700 coworking spaces in the world.

New EntreWorks Insights Now Available

EntreWorks Consulting

This issue examines the power of place in economic development, and discusses how we can use work spaces,such as our offices, business incubators, and coworking spaces, to help build social capital, build community, and advance the cause of economic development. The latest issue of our e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insight s, is now available.

Coworking in Europe 2018

Deskmag

Whilst membership numbers and area are increasing in European coworking spaces, their popularity is slightly decreasing. Do large spaces with more members, private offices and employees lead to worse ratings among members?

5 Ways to Maximize Coworking Membership Sales

Deskmag

Have you ever wondered how coworking spaces maximize membership sales? Every space is unique but as with most competitive industries, there are multiple ways to accelerate the speed at which your space is filled to the brim with budding entrepreneurs.

The 2019 Top Coworking Events

Deskmag

Not sure what coworking industry events you would like to attend in 2019? Study how coworking spaces are financed and become sustainable in Gdansk or Alicante and widen your horizon at the sea. Or meet new coworking enthusiasts in Belgrade.

“Delivering Meaningful Opportunities to do Good Stuff Together:” Community Leader Spotlight with Pascale Hyboud-Peron

TechStars

Pascale Hyboud-Peron, Co-founder and Director of Venture Centre , has an awesome Twitter bio: “Creating connections and exploring intersections between people and ideas by delivering meaningful opportunities to do good stuff together #entrepreneurship.”.

The Top Coworking Events in 2018

Deskmag

Combine some of them with exciting coworking events, extend your trip and turn them into a coworkation! the coworking gatherings are as diverse as the cities where they take place. Have you already planned your vacations for this year?

Why Honest Marketing Attracts the Right People

Deskmag

Let’s take a fresh look at how you can cut through the marketing noise and fluff out there, creating a brand that accurately reflects your space, your community, and your values.

Coworky Awards 2019

GCUC

They are meant to honor the places, spaces, people and things that make coworking juicy. Categories this year include: (NEW) Best Amenity in a Coworking Space. NEW) Best Coworking Member Wall. Best Coworking Space Design. NEW) Best Coworking Sticker.

GCUC USA 2019 Recap!

GCUC

In Denver, we debuted our new camp format, welcomed four floors of sponsors, introduced our pop up shop with coworking merch and checked out lots of pretty awesome local coworking spaces. Is the coworking market saturated? Coworking Surge Continues.

 Child Care & Coworking part 3

GCUC

In every facebook group, forum, contact form and unconference- Coworking and childcare comes up. Out of our own curiosity, we polled some of the founders in our international circle that have or are building spaces with child care offerings to get there take on it all.

People Ops Question: How do we compete for talent in such a competitive market?

TechStars

In order to attract those people, you need to get aligned with your leadership team on what makes your company great and why the problem you’re solving is more interesting than the problem the other five startups sitting next to you at your coworking space are solving.

Innovation as Equity: Innovate Springfield // Springfield, Illinois

Co Starters

With a population of over 115,000, Springfield, Illinois is a city in transition—transition from an often overlooked state capital to a buzzing center of innovation. .

Favorites

GCUC

If you are in the market for something a little more targeted and less random, check out our other lists that we curated specifically with coworking spaces in mind. 90% of this stuff we had in our own space and loved!

Edition #3: Angel Kwiatkowski

GCUC

Community of Cultivators is a new blog series to introduce you to coworking game changers and connectors. Professionally, I’ll always be the proudest of creating my coworking space Cohere. Coworking is “Rat Park” for people at work.

7 Things you can do to help with revenue in the Summer Months

GCUC

Use Deskpass (or another service like it) or if you already use it, open up the days you accept guests- if your space is running low on people, why not make it available to others? Offer them something that ties them to your space like HR services, Healthcare, Payroll or a mailing address.

Edition #4: Jeff Joerling

GCUC

Community of Cultivators is a new blog series to introduce you to coworking game changers and connectors. Jeff got his start in the industry while working at steelcase- he is now in the process of opening his own coworking space in a mixed use complex in Denver Colorado.

June Favorites

GCUC

If you are in the market for something a little more targeted and less random, check out our other lists that we curated specifically with coworking spaces in mind. 90% of this stuff we had in our own space and loved!

Startup Communities – Where to Find Them and How to Get Involved

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Coworking spaces. The campus itself is a bed of talent and the university itself has resources to create spaces that can benefit the community,” says Grant.

Sharing is Caring

GCUC

But instead the conversations have centered more on values, the positive impact of CoWorking on worker Wellness and, in short, making clients happy. So many of the discussion points in the wider market are “What is coworking?”

Edition #1: Tony Bacigalupo

GCUC

Community of Cultivators is a new blog series to introduce you to coworking game changers and connectors. It’s a predictable answer, but I’m proud of the coworking space I built. Check back next month for two more interviews with pillars in the coworking community.

Impact Hub Bergen: Where History Meets Innovation

Impact Hub

Impact Hub Bergen was an early starter amongst social innovation spaces and joined the global Impact Hub network in 2008. Silje had a vision for a space that would invite interactions between unlikely allies in the name of creativity and innovation.

Child Care & Coworking Part 1

GCUC

In every facebook group, forum, contact form and unconference- Coworking and childcare comes up. Out of our own curiosity, we polled some of the founders in our international circle that have or are building spaces with child care offerings to get their take on it all.

Rebecca Lovell on career ‘nudges,’ karaoke, & how to be an ally

TechStars

And now, you know, almost 10 years later there are 40 coworking spaces, there are 80 engineering centers located in greater Seattle. Do you know how to be a great ally in the workplace? Why all startup founders should do karaoke?

The Future of Brick and Mortar

This is going to be BIG.

Story is a 2000 square foot retail space with "a point of view" that is part store, part event, rotating on a regular basis to feature different themes. As we prepare for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I think a lot about the future of the physical retail landscape.

5 Tips for Improving Your Startup Deal Flow

Onevest

Get in Front of More Pitches Attend panels, industry conferences, events that entrepreneurs flock to , frequent coworking spaces, go to pitch nights at accelerators, or start your own reality TV show.

Edition #5: Carl Sullivan

GCUC

This month we decided to take our interview to Australia to chat with Carl Sullivan of Your Desk, a handful of family owned and operated coworking spaces! A ticket to any coworking conference. Community Cultivators Blog Series Coworking Coworking Trends