Liz Elam, Entrepreneur and Curator of Link Coworking and Executive Producer of the Global Coworking Unconference Conference This month...
From a single collaborative workspace in San Francisco in 2005, coworking as a concept has ballooned into a popular movement, with over an estimated 3000 spaces around the world. Coworking offers obvious benefits to freelancers and individuals, but as Tim Butcher and Julian Waters-Lynch explain, the principles of coworking have great potential for big businesses […]
Sharing, trading and barter are the backbones of commerce and although it’s hard to imagine, the idea of money as the only medium for transferring value is a rather new concept. The resurgence of these trends in the exchange of goods and services should come as no surprise then, the only difference being that we […]
The 2nd Global Sharing Day is taking place on June 2, 2013. This year’s theme will be food! Yes, food! There is way too much food being wasted every single day, while at the same time hundreds of millions of people do not have access to an adequate supply of food. We need a solution, […]
Some weeks ago we talked about how coworking was making our cities smarter. On the same degree, I think that the whole Collaborative Consumption movement will make the way we produce things much smarter than it currently is. You Want the Hole The idea firstly came to my mind when I was reading the ‘You don’t […]
Here’s an awesome video with some facts and numbers about the Sharing Economy. Some of them are astonishing: There are 1 billion cars in the world, and 740 milions of them is occupied by just 1 person. Our houses are filled with $3000 worth of unused items on average: unsurprisingly 69% of the owners would […]
Coworking is like something that is new, and that makes you ten time faster. It’s something that elminates massive amounts of waste and inefficiency. – Adam Duston of Incrwd The video was produced by Cambridge Coworking Center.
Will cannot emphasize this enough: Coworking is not just about desks; It’s about people. In the last couple of days, I’ve been working at Mutinerie, a coworking space in Paris, and the statement above has never been so true as in this case. Aside the warm welcome reserved to me by the “Chef Mutin” Sanya, the […]
On Nov. 14th 2012, a series of global events is taking place to celebrate one of the most awesome human behaviour: Sharing! Launched by by the People Who Share, the Global Sharing Day (#globalsharingday) is a ensemble of local events, organized in hundreds of cities worldwide and involving thousands of people and organization. Here’s an overview […]