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22 May 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Citizen Desk no more; party tonight

The citizens of Wausau (WI) are deskless! Or at least Citizen Desk-less. As of last Saturday, there will no longer be “physical” space called CitizenDesk. We’ve shut down the office space. I’m hoping to interview the space founder, Marcus Nelson, to do a more-detailed failure analysis and find some lessons that other coworking organizers and [...]

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13 May 2008 ~ 3 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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05 May 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Cinco de May-aye-aye

So how many dollar store Hot Tamales can YOU fit in your mouth at one time and still breathe? My record is 27. I beat Stan by a mile who wimped out at about 19. He is so not the man. Well, at least when it comes to dollar store tamales. We are actually getting [...]

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10 April 2008 ~ 3 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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26 March 2008 ~ 4 Comments

Coworking: A Generational Thing?

I recently read a post about coworking being a generational thing for the millenials.  True, maybe?  But for those of you hanging out in the coworking places, is everyone a millenial?  Not even close.  The founders of most of these coworking sites are smart entrepreneurs who are beyond the millenial age, at least chronologically.  Just [...]

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09 March 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Co-working with a twist

Cubes&Crayons, my brain child, launched a little over a month ago and is essentially co-working with a twist. We offer a fantastic co-working environment – lots of different offices and places to work, a lounge, kitchen, library and conference room, flexibility in rates. We also have childcare on site and down the hall for those [...]

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21 February 2008 ~ 2 Comments

la cantine, coworking paris is now open

as my round the world tour of coworking places is now drawing to a close, i had a great opportunity to follow up on the status of la cantine, the parisian version of coworking. the place is a true hybrid between conference/meeting space, offices, hot desking and café. if you get a chance check out my summer [...]

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21 February 2008 ~ 0 Comments

They’re Working on Their Own, Just Side by Side

Yesterday, an article about coworking was published in printed version of The New York Times (written by Dan Fost). Coworking sites are up and running from Argentina to Australia and many places in between, although a wiki site on coworking shows that most are in the United States. While some have grown-up-sounding names, most seem [...]

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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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30 November 2007 ~ 3 Comments

Cowork Central is now Open

Now it’s official. I’m really proud to announce that the first and only latin-american coworking space is now open. We also launched our brand new website with photos’n stuff. Thanks for the support and friendly advice to the guys at the coworking group and everyone who supported the project so far. So if you travel [...]

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