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…

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…

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…