At Kowrk.com, we are always on the lookout for innovative ideas to translate coworking into a pleasant and productive experience. This time, in Quirky KoSpaces Series: Desk with a view, we decided to turn our gaze towards coworking spaces with scintillating visual stimuli to fire your grey cells, turning your mind into a powerhouse of…

Coworking venues, business centres and shared workspaces are beginning their dance around a new tune. Fortunately, this new melody is being drummed by the modern, logical and price conscious coworking community. The traditional pricing models covered by us in coworking-101 are still followed by a majority of the coworking joints. However, in our zeal to…

Sitting on the edge of the cliff under the lone cypress tree, overlooking the deep blue ocean, you type away to meet the deadline. This upcoming trend in coworking industry is going to be The future of work. Freelancers and digital nomads around the world will ditch the humdrum four walls of home offices and coffee…

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,…

Hong Kong and Singapore are two cities bustling with startup activity and coworking spaces to support these ventures. Picking the right one can be tricky but if you’ve been following along, you can see that we have you covered. First, let’s look at Hong Kong The bigger the circle, the more expensive are coworking spaces…

As part of our Price Heat Map series, we have already covered Delhi & NCR; In this article, team Kowrk is sharing its’ insights on the coworking spaces in Bangalore/Bengaluru market.  Teeming with startups with potentially groundbreaking ideas, Bangalore is also home to quite a few coworking spaces. Since working from home can be challenging…

Coworking spaces in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida regions come in all shapes and sizes (not to mention prices) so choosing the right one can be a bit of a challenge. We have already mentioned that the team here at kowrk.com has been to more coworking spaces across more cities and countries than probably any other…

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…

We all have at least one person in the workplace that makes us want to scream at the top of our voice. The reasons are plenty, though, and they vary from person to person. Team Kowrk conducted a survey on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to know about the most annoying habit of a coworker. Well, here…

Waiting for that coveted round of VC funding? The one that will answer all of your prayers? Well, it won’t answer your prayers but it will definitely help send your startup where it needs to go. Flush with cash and an impatient investor(s), a company will have to decide fairly quickly how to spend their…

Our fourth and final post sharing tips and tricks when coworking in different countries takes us to beautiful Cambodia, where the startup scene is exploding. Here are a few things to keep in mind when working out of a KoSpace there: Electricity can be iffy Electricity tends to be unreliable so it’s probably in your best…

Singapore is one of the biggest business and tech hubs in the world, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that coworking spaces are absolutely taking off there!  Like any other place, Singapore’s coworking spaces have their own culture and unless you are currently working in a KoSpace there, you might not be…

Coworking spaces in India (especially in metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai & Bangalore) are multiplying as the #StartupIndia movement is motivating entrepreneurs to establish more startups and businesses. And lets not forget the impact of a constant flurry of businessmen flying in and out. So if you are planning to take up a KoSpace (i.e.…

After visiting close to 100 coworking spaces in four different countries, us folks over here at kowrk.com have developed a pretty keen sense of what to look for in a coworking space and how to navigate the minefield of social etiquette once you choose one. Without further ado, here are 4 things to know of…

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!