As India’s working-age population rapidly increases, tech entrepreneurship is being viewed as a way to meet the large-scale demand for jobs. As a result, Indians are starting to embrace freelancing and entrepreneurship as career choices.
Every new business starts off the same: with little or no cash, and little social proof to win over new customers and clients. But some serious bartering can solve both of these problems by helping your business get what it needs and provide you with your first clients.
I have a degree in engineering. But I’m not an engineer. This is by choice, but I’ve encountered a lot of stigma. The point of higher education is to give us more choices. Choosing not to use my degree should be one of them.
In most theatre productions, everyone has a fixed role. But Devised Theatre is a new breed of collaborative theatre that blurs the lines between the creative and the created.
Uncubed brought 80+ startups and hundreds of job seekers together in New York for a new kind of career fair based on what we’ve come to associate with startup culture: chutzpah, high energy, and foosball.
“I’m looking out the window now at the Andes mountains, a magnificent backdrop for the city of Santiago…” Globetrotting coworker Ashok Amaran introduces us to the Coworking Visa program, CoPass, and other services that enable coworkers to live and work anywhere.
Members of Utopic_US in Madrid traveled to the German capital to trade places with members of Betahaus in Berlin. Rafa Moreno of Spanish magazine Zona Coworking tells us what happened.
I quit my job to take a sabbatical and live a minimalist lifestyle, and in that time made the number one app in the App Store. But life goes on. Here are the takeaways from my brush with fame and my understanding of success in the long run.
10 successful campaigns which collectively raised over 1.8 million dollars: who’s behind all this? Just the coworkers at Poligon Creative Centre. In this in-depth interview we hear about one coworking space’s use of crowdfunding and other initiatives that provide economic value for members.
From productivity experiments in German factories, to the 1100-ft desk, companies have experimented with shared workspace, leading us to our current experiment in creating dynamic coworking and maker spaces. PhD researcher Perttu Salovaara discusses the history of shared workspace and the communities that form within them.
People are sharing workspace and coworking is becoming a norm. Now, an older sharing concept — bartering time and skills in lieu of payment — is making a comeback and it may be happening in a coworking space near you.
Where does a coworking space’s culture come from? In my experience coworking in Paris and Nice, France, some spaces are transformational and rich with community, and others border on terrible. It has everything to do with who’s in charge.