While living costs continue to climb higher in the German capital, there are still a slew of shared working spaces which offer affordable monthly spots - for as little as 50 euros a month for unlimited access in central areas. Berlin boasts over 100 co-working spaces, most which have sprung up within the last decade, and many within the last year. Often set up in former factories, industrial hubs and even an old parish house, these spaces are like large living rooms which encourage productivity with the aid of fast WiFi, lively networking events and ubiquitous coffee. We look at some of the coolest, most creative and cheapest spots to plant your laptop in Berlin, whether you’re seeking out space for your whole company, or are a freelancer looking for a more inspiring atmosphere than your flat. 1) The Factory Built into a former factory that used to divide east and west Berlin, the Factory is now one of Berlin’s hippest start-up spots. You’ll even … [Read more...] about What are Berlin’s most affordable co-working spaces?
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Việt Nam has seen strong development in co-working spaces in recent years, and the growth will be higher in future. – Photo daubao.com HÀ NỘI – Việt Nam has seen strong development in co-working spaces in recent years, and the growth will be higher in future, according to CBRE Việt Nam, a foreign property consulting company. According to CBRE Việt Nam’s press release on May 28, as of April 2018, there are 19 co-working spaces (CWSs) in Hà Nội and 15 CWSs in HCM City, with more than 23 co-working operators, inclusive of two international CWS operators. The number of co-working spaces has grown by 62 per cent from 2017 and has recorded a 55 per cent growth rate per annum over the past five years. By the end of this year, the number of co-working spaces is expected to increase to 45, with Hà Nội and HCM City accounting for 56 per cent and 44 per … [Read more...] about VN sees strong development in co-working space: CBRE
Viet Nam News Many people sneered when he opened his first co-working space on Tràng Thi Street in Hà Nội. Few believed the concept, new and “odd” at that time, could succeed. Years have passed, and Dương Đỗ’s ambition has come true, and his Toong co-working space has become a smashing success, even spawning copycats. Lê Thu Ngân speaks to Dương. Inner Sanctum: You used to be the managing director of a reputed foreign company. Why did you quit a job that is even now the dream of many young people to start Toong? How did the idea of opening a co-working office first come to you? Repetition will not add more new value to society. So, since the start of my professional career, I have always chosen unconventional routes. I joined Galaxy Studio when the cinema industry in Việt Nam was at a nascent stage. Then I joined Richard Moore Associates when branding was still a foreign concept in … [Read more...] about Unconventional entrepreneur develops Việt Nam’s best-known co-working space
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Tim Logan Globe Staff May 17, 2018 On the sixth floor of a Back Bay office building, past the Art Deco lounge with its bouncy background music and long bar, there’s a row of small, glass-walled offices where developers and data scientists ponder smart-home technology and sensors to make cars safer. Walk down the hall and you’ll pass a small venture capital operation. At the end is a showroom stuffed with drones, virtual reality headsets, and other tech toys.The floor, one of three in the building run by a company called WeWork, looks and feels like part of Boston’s startup world. And it is. But WeWork also is an outpost for Liberty Mutual, an insurer that started up in 1912.Three years ago, despite having ample room at its Back Bay headquarters, Liberty Mutual moved its Solaria Labs innovation center to space rented out by WeWork, first near South … [Read more...] about Once a haven for boot-strapped startups, larger companies now turn to co-working spaces
VietNamNet Bridge - The growth rate of co-working space has been 53 percent globally over the last five years, while in Vietnam, co-working space supply has been growing 58 percent per year. The sharing economy has changed many habits of modern life. Many consumers prefer ‘shared riding’ with Grab and Uber, ‘shared accommodations’ when traveling with Couchsurfing and Airbnb and ‘shared working spaces’. Co-working spaces have grown along with the ‘startup spirit’. More young entrepreneurs began considering using co-working spaces after Barack Obama or Sundar Pichai met Vietnamese youth at co-working spaces when visiting Vietnam. More young entrepreneurs began considering using co-working spaces after Barack Obama or Sundar Pichai met Vietnamese youth at co-working spaces when visiting Vietnam. According to CBRE, 17 co-working space service providers by the end of the first half of the year with 14,500 square meters … [Read more...] about Co-working spaces becoming more popular in Vietnam