Starbucks Missed The Coworking Boat
A recent article by E27 poses a very interesting hypotheses: “Had Starbucks understood the real need of their customers early, they would have been the world’s largest coworking operator today”.
Yet, the article does credit them (and these types of coffee shops) for unleashing the power of coworking.
Some Food (or shall we say coffee) for thought here.
Everything About This Coworking Is ‘Co’ – Even The Funding
This Irish coworking operator is embracing the world of ‘co’ to obtain the necessary funds to fit out its workspace. According to Irish Times, Sona 10 Newmarket “is seeking to raise an additional €25,000, via the Irish crowdfunding platform Flender to kit out the premises.”
Read more details about the crowdfunding efforts here.
Mindspace Goes To London
Earlier this year, coworking operator Mindspace raised $15 million and said that it would use the funds to power its expansion. Mindspace is staying true to their word, with the recent announcement that they will open their first workspace location in London before the end of the year.
Read about Mindspace’s upcoming London coworking space here.