Share, learn & contribute to the coworking community

The Coworking Blog Emergent Research and the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) are partnering on a survey looking at how people work in coworking spaces and the roles networks and networking play in the coworking experience. The results will be made public and released at the GCUC conference in May. It is the intention to to quantify how coworking members benefit from the networking opportunities available to them through membership in a coworking space. Coworking needs some answers! Take the Survey!

27 June 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Need Anchors for Coworking Space in Berkeley, CA

(cross posted on the coworking list) I have found a prospective site in Berkeley, CA to convert into a small, Citizen Space-sized, coworking office, with room for about 7-8 anchors, and about 400 square ft of meeting/conference room/mashpit common space (good for sessions up to about 25 people). It is near the corner of Shattuck […]

27 June 2007 ~ 2 Comments

Coworking Video!

[podtech content=]Thanks to Ryanne & Jay, co-founders of The Hat Factory! They did an awesome job capturing why Coworking is very different from the idea of just shared office space.

22 June 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Constant Networking at The Network Hub

I have just attended another one of The Network Hub’s monthly meet-ups. The meet-up is all about just that – meeting other business minded people, exchanging business cards and having a lot of fun. The event was a success. Over 60 people showed up, and I got to meet very different professionals from all walks […]

05 June 2007 ~ 4 Comments

Office Nomads @ BizJam

This Saturday I’m going to be at BizJam, in Seattle, all day helping setup, handing out business cards, and getting people excited about coworking. We’ll have a 1/8 page ad in the conference program sporting our new logo and asking for support. It should be a great day mingling with independent business folk and making […]

21 May 2007 ~ 6 Comments

NY Post Article: Creating a Wireless Hub

“It’s impossible to go through life with blinders on in New York City,” says Economopoulos. “You have to figure out how to live with millions of other people. That’s what coworking is about.” when elliot winard transplanted himself to nyc, not only did he find a new city, but a new community of like minded […]

04 May 2007 ~ 7 Comments

Philadelphia Jelly = Cream Cheese Sessions?

This is a repost from my personal blog, because I thought that the coworking community might be interested in this. I just left the inaugural session of Philadelphia Jelly coworking. As per a suggestion from Jacob Patton, with a twist from one of the participants, I am considering dubbing this Philadelphian version, Cream Cheese […]

27 April 2007 ~ 1 Comment

NASA and Co-Working: Kickoff May 02 @ Citizenspace in San Francisco

So, NASA is co-working. Come find out all about it in San Francisco on May 2nd. Details and RSVP here. How this happened: I’m a space geek (degrees as a planetary scientist) and also a grassroots communities geek (years working for CivicSpace Labs), and also I really care about our government being, well…. of, by […]

22 April 2007 ~ 1 Comment

CoworkingLA meetup April 24

There’s been some recent activity on the Coworking mailing list seeking support towards the establishment of a coworking space (or spaces) in LA. Heather has invited folks interested in the coworking concept to attend the 12th Geek Dinner coming up on April 24th at Shakey’s Pizza in Hollywood to discuss ways forward. Harold Johnson has […]

21 April 2007 ~ 6 Comments

How to get involved…

Just as a refresher to those just joining us and since there were a couple of questions about this on the mailing list, here are a few ways you can get involved in the Coworking movement: Join the Google Group mailing list (and join in! ask questions!) Check out the wiki to see if someone […]

21 April 2007 ~ 28 Comments

The results of the Coworking Survey

So…wow…we collected over 120 responses (including the first 11 via email that aren’t in the spreadsheet) and I spoke with quite a few people who said they didn’t get the chance to go take the survey, so I think this is representative of the fact that there is quite a bit of interest worldwide in […]