Archive | Getting involved

14 October 2009 ~ 3 Comments

On coworking sustainability, urban workstyles and business model.

I’d like to share these views on coworking, with this presentation to be held in Florence, Italy, on Oct. 15th @Festival della Creatività. Cowo® is the network of 21 spaces (and counting!) that is spreading around in the country since February 2009. In particular, what I’d like to discuss is the “business sustainable” model we […]

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04 November 2008 ~ 6 Comments

Cowork the Vote: Share Your Election-Day Stories

It’s Election Day in these United States, and our more-than-five-dozen coworking spaces know it. Some have helped prepare, hosting and organizing open-source crowdsource election-monitoring tools. Others are hosting results-watching parties, offering incentives to visitors who have voted, or simply opening for business today. Williamsburg Coworking, in a Jelly session at the “Change You Want to […]

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22 October 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Coworking call for help: Need your programming support on the 24th!

In the past week, I have been working with a group of highly motivated programmers and designers and activists that are looking to solve some of the connecting issues that surround Election Day – to ensure that the Democratic Process is not “overturned”.  But, to make this happen – we need some programming help.  And […]

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30 June 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Quick update from Cowo Milano, Italy.

Hi everybody! As summer steps in, coworkers seem to step out, here in Milano… In fact, even if we are full booked at the moment (5 desks), we haven’t had much attendance in the office these past weeks, and I wonder if the season has something to do with it. Furthermore, August is a month […]

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13 May 2008 ~ 4 Comments

It happens in Milano.

44 days afrter opening, Cowo Milano sees some interesting facts happening. 1- Mostly small groups seem to be interested in our coworking initiative. First a group of architects, then a group of 4 designers, then again 3 professionals… it made us think. Having 5 desks to offer, would we rather go for a rather nice […]

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10 April 2008 ~ 4 Comments

Introducing Cowo Milano (Italy).

Hi everybody, just wanted to introduce our brand new little coworking project, here in Milano: Cowo@ monkeybusiness. First of all I’d like to say that the work thas been done and shared on this blog and related wiki has been fundamental for us, so… thanks guys! We’ve been officially opened for 10 days now, and […]

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03 April 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Face Time: Building the coworking community

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Alex Hillman of Phildelphia coworking space, IndyHall, about finding your niche as an owner of coworking space and than reaching that niche. Coworking spaces vary greatly in their audience. While coworking is about openness and community, each space has its own character and appeals to different groups. […]

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25 January 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Umbrella Offices in South Brooklyn, it's kinda like coworking

without using the word “coworking,” umbrella office‘s founder David Krieger states his goal is “to bring people together, host meaningful seminars, speakers, dinner parties and put some art on the walls.” if you click on the Christopher Batchelder‘s profile you’ll see his goal to be “to create an innovative office-share that fosters committed, diligent and […]

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15 January 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Back in July, I received a ping from Patrick Tanguay from Station-C coworking in Montreal suggesting that we should band together and submit a panel for SXSW Interactive 08 (the conference at which we had met, in fact).   Over the course of the next week, we shared ideas and, with input from Chris and […]

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04 October 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Jelly Austin, TX and Jelly Atlanta Coming Up!

Two new Jellies go live in the next few weeks — tell your friends in Austin and Atlanta to sign up! Kristyn Shayon is putting together the first Jelly in Atlanta Friday, October 19th. (RSVP here) Dusty Reagan pulls together Jelly in Austin on Friday, November 2nd (RSVP here) Coincidentally, the next Jelly NYC is […]

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