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“You don’t take a cut on all positive externalities you made possible” – Mutinerie (Paris)

“You don’t take a cut on all positive externalities you made possible” – Mutinerie (Paris)

Mutinerie in Paris used to be the poster child of coworking entrepreneurs in the early 2010's. Launched in the north of the French capital, the ecosystem always sounded genuine and unique, with, back then, one of the most beautiful space design one could experience. Seven years later, the van den Broek brothers and their fellow co-founders have decided to put an end to the story. Coworking is...

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“Events have been the main communication tool to increase coworking awareness in Istanbul”

“Events have been the main communication tool to increase coworking awareness in Istanbul”

Kolektif House is born in 2015. The Turkey based operator depicts itself as "More than a co-working space : a platform for creators who love what they do and believe in the power of sharing". Today, Kolektif House claims it connects  1300 freelancers, startups, investors, corporates and mid-size companies, in Istanbul. Ahmet is the co-founder of Kolektif House. The company operates two locations...

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“In Spain, small coworking spaces have less to lose from the rise of big brands than medium size ones”

“In Spain, small coworking spaces have less to lose from the rise of big brands than medium size ones”

Manuel Zea is the founder of CoworkingSpain.es and the organizer of the Coworking Spain Conference, one of the first national conference ever organized on coworking. Manuel saw coworking moving from a fragile new born to an industry on it's way to disrupt the traditional office market. As of today, Spain is still the country with the highest number of individual coworking space per capita. A few...

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“Barriers between hotels, office space, restaurants and residences are more and more broken down.”

“Barriers between hotels, office space, restaurants and residences are more and more broken down.”

TSH (The Student Hotel) has been developing  a co-living and coworking offering for more than a decade. Founded in The Netherlands by Charlie McGregor, a Scot born in Edinburgh, TSH operates 10 locations in various cities in Europe, among which Rotterdam, Amsterdam, The Hague, Eindhoven, Paris or Barcelona. TSH plans to open up a total of 40 locations in European cities by 2021. Florence,...

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World tour takeaways : “Coworking is way more diverse in Europe than it is in Asia or in America”

World tour takeaways : “Coworking is way more diverse in Europe than it is in Asia or in America”

Pauline and Dimitar are the founders of Coworkies, a Berlin based company connecting like-minded professionals working out of coworking spaces and displaying job opportunities. For the last 2 years, they've been doing a coworking world tour. They visited 287 coworking spaces, in 30 cities around the world, with majority in Europe. They are sharing their main learnings and takeaways from an...

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Talent Garden runs 23 coworking-campuses in Europe and re-invents education

Talent Garden runs 23 coworking-campuses in Europe and re-invents education

 The Italian born Talent Garden counts, nowadays, among the major coworking brands operating in Europe. The Milan based company runs 23 "coworking-campuses" across Italy and the rest of Europe. Talent Garden was one of the first coworking operator to raise VC money in Europe, when coworking still was a tiny trend. Since then, the group has developed a strong education offering, making it quite a...

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“Spaces that haven’t designed a unique visual identity, specialized communities, will risk getting lost in the noise”.

“Spaces that haven’t designed a unique visual identity, specialized communities, will risk getting lost in the noise”.

Kelsea Crawford is the CEO and cofounder of Cutwork, an architecture and design studio focused on designing new ways to live and work. Based between Amsterdam and Paris, Cutwork has  5 years of experience design in furniture and spatial concepts for coworking spaces, innovation hubs, private offices, and coliving spaces. Cutwork has been involved in the famous Station F project, the world...

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“Growing a strong community is the best way to differentiate from the competition”

“Growing a strong community is the best way to differentiate from the competition”

Gargi Shah is the co-founder of one of Mumbai's first coworking spaces. When she opened The Playce in November 2012, the coworking concept was practically unheard of in India. Gargi spent many days dreaming up ways to explain what she did to her grandmother, who still believes that her granddaughter rents out offices for a living. The Playce has completed five eventful years - a proud home to...

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“The office industry will resist to prevent a “booking.com” of coworking or flexible workplace to rule their market”

“The office industry will resist to prevent a “booking.com” of coworking or flexible workplace to rule their market”

Rialto is a sales and marketing software as a service offering CRM functionalities tailored to the commercial real estate industry. This "broker portal" allows operators and brokers to exchange inventory and enquiries for space. The rise of the demand for coworking and flexible workplace offering might hit dramatically the traditional intermediaries within the workplace world. We interviewed...

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“For property owners and flexible workspace operators, the shared revenue model will be one model among many”

“For property owners and flexible workspace operators, the shared revenue model will be one model among many”

GKRE, a UK based flexible workspace specialist, could be a kind of new operator in the market: a matchmaker between real estate owners, on the one hand, coworking and flexible workplace operators, on the other hand. GKRE advises landlords and building owners throughout the UK on their flexible workspace options and opportunities to partner with flexible workspace providers. The company has...

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