What advice would establish entrepreneurs give those wishing to foray into the world of independent business ownership? Through our Founder Series survey, kowrk.com was able to pick the brain of numerous coworking space Founders and the information we came away with is essential reading for anyone looking into becoming an entrepreneur. Their advice is as…

Coworking industry is still relatively new and as the market matures, we will see coworking spaces themselves evolve as well. As part of Kowrk.com’s survey of Founders of these spaces, we analyzed the future outlook i.e. where KoSpace Founders think their industry will be heading in the next 5 years. In this 4th article of…

Kowrk.com’s KoSpace Founders Say series has given readers a close look into what it’s like being a coworking space Founder. To better understand their entrepreneurial journey, a glimpse at their most valuable assets is useful. And of course, every entrepreneur’s most valuable asset is the same: their customers. The graph below shows the breakdown of the…

The ‘KoSpace Founders Say’ Series has shown us what coworking space Founders say have inspired them and what they believe have made them successful. As we all know, success is rarely a straight line up and that’s doubly true for entrepreneurs. In this series, we’ll cover what challenges Founders say they have faced. Problems on the…

In part 1 of our KoSpace Founders Say Series, we went in-depth with our survey results to explain what inspired coworking space Founders to start their business. In this post, Team Kowrk will use those same survey results to illustrate what factors typically make Founders successful. Deep market and cultural understanding: The Founders understand that…

Kowrk.com believes that the coworking industry will be shaped by the vision and views of Founders of coworking spaces. Thus, to identify thoughts and trends in this industry, we surveyed the Founders of such spaces in Q1 2016.  The responses from all over the world have been illuminating. In our article series – ‘KoSpace Founders Say’,…

Web Summit, Europe’s largest tech startup conference, launched a conference in Hong Kong last year. Rebranded as RISE, the conference is easily the biggest of its’ kind in Hong Kong and one of the largest in Asia. Networking events will be plenteous and there will be plenty of VCs and media on hand as well,…

Success! Kowrk.com’s first event in its’ Speaker Series was a big hit, featuring a nearly-full house in attendance at Centre O Connect’s Sheung Wan event location. Speaking at the event was Wharton graduate and the Head of Mobile Marketing for the APAC region at Hotels.com, Ms. Tina Chu. Titled “Demystifying Mobile Marketing for Startups”. Tina’s talk explained the basics…

The first thing that comes to mind when many people think about working from home is working in pajamas. But that’s just one of the benefits: reduced cost of office space, zero commuting, and flexible working hours- especially when you’re dealing with global team etc.- all make working from home an attractive option. That is…

New to coworking? This Coworking 101 infographic explains some basic norms of the industry. Read on to know more about what to expect (and not to expect) when you start looking for a coworking space. Don’t worry if you need something different than the norm, just discuss your requirement with the management team of the…

Do you know why more and more people are choosing to work from coworking spaces instead of garages, coffee shops and traditional offices? This infographic illustrates 5 facts on the rise of coworking culture and the impact of more people switching from traditional offices to coworking spaces.  As the corporate and startup world continue to…

Over the last few years, the number of people who have left traditional offices, homes, and coffee shops to work at coworking spaces has more than quadrupled. Though old, this 2 and a half minute video still perfectly captures what’s driving the evolution of coworking, Share your thoughts with us – comment below!

Do you have good fellow KoSpacers (i.e. people sharing a coworking space aka KoSpace)? If not then don’t worry. You are not the only one. Based on our research, Team Kowrk has created this infographic. So share it with your fellow KoSpacers to send your message :-) Got other points to add or wanna share your experiences with KoSpacers…

Are you planning to use Fiverr but are confused which vendor to select? Don’t worry; you’re not the only one. I went through the typical phases- anxiety and confusion- during the first few times I used Fiverr. After some bittersweet experiences, I learned a few ways to get more out of my $5.5 bucks. Here…

Whether you are a boss or a team member, you will get more out of any conversation if you LISTEN better. Though it is one of our basic senses, not many of us are using it to full potential. With loud noises in today’s world, “We are losing our listening.” – says sound expert Julian Treasure.  We are…

Okay so you have been toiling endlessly at a breakneck speed for what feels like an eternity and your startup is finally up and running. Congratulations! Now what? Well, you will eventually need to expand your operation and for that you will need investors. But how will you secure them? Allow us to help…. •…

Okay, so you have kicked off your venture, now what? Well it’s about to get a whole lot tougher. Keeping these 4 important things in mind will help you enjoy the journey. • Stay organized This may seem obvious but it’s still a daunting challenge nonetheless. Keep digital files in separate, marked folders on your computer and all physical…

Starting a startup can be tricky, especially if you’re on a shoe-string budget. There can be countless unforeseen circumstances so you have to make sure that you’re ready for anything! Before you can get anything off the ground however, you need to…  1) Calculate your costs First thing you need to do is figure out how…

So you’ve decided to join the next generation of entrepreneurs and give coworking a try. But with dozens-if not hundreds- of options out there, how do you choose the best one? Don’t worry, the team over here at Kowrk has got your back! Choose a space that best suits your working style. The big, cutting-edge…

Yayyyy!!!! After successfully launching in Hong Kong, we now have Cambodia (Siem Reap) on board too! Entrepreneurs are already sharing their experiences of wonderful coworking spaces – check out your coworking options in Siem Reap. In the meantime, we are working to incorporate India and Singapore into our platform; so look out for that soon too!

Thinking about moving your business operation to a coworking space or a shared office? Well you’re not alone. Coworking spaces are all the rage and for a good reason: they’re fantastic! Below are a few reasons why: 1) They provide a great opportunity to network When you work at a coworking space you’ll be working side…