Coworker (company)

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Coworker
Private
IndustryCoworking spaces
Founded2015; 4 years ago (2015)
FounderLeanne Beesley
Headquarters
Websitewww.coworker.com

Coworker an online portal that lists reviews of coworking spaces around the world. It was founded in 2015 by Leanne Beesley.[1][2][3] The company is established in Asia with its registration in United States. By 2017 the company recorded 10,000 member reviews.[4]

History[edit]

Coworker was founded by Leanne Beesley in 2015. The company provides an online portal that allows users to search for coworking spaces around the globe.[4] As of 2017, the community includes more than 5,000 coworking spaces, 1,400 of which are established in Asia.[5] The team is distributed in Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Bolivia, Canada, France and Australia.[6][better source needed] In 2017, the company started a booking feature and India made the most number of bookings across the world.[7]

By 2017, the company raised $1 million from angel investors.[4]

The company was described as an “innovation to watch” in the Financial Times in 2015.[7]

The company collaborated with DeskMag, Coworking Africa, Coworking Insights and Venia Business Hub to host the first Nigerian Coworking Conference, held in IMAX Filmhouse, Lagos in 2017.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Moran, Gwen (2017-06-15). "How To Mentor A Remote Employee". Fast Company. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  2. ^ "Coworking Conference 2017: Best of tech, innovation, connectivity in one place!". Pulse. January 8, 2017. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  3. ^ Littman, Julie (November 30, 2016). "Co-Working Is Changing The Face Of Office Around The World". Bisnow. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  4. ^ a b c Freischlad, Nadine (October 23, 2017). "Tech in Asia - Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem". Tech in Asia. Retrieved February 1, 2018.
  5. ^ Pratama, Aditya Hadi (October 23, 2017). "Co-Working Space Coworker Raih Pendanaan Baru Senilai Rp6,7 Miliar" [Co-Working Space Coworker Gets New Funding Worth Rp6, 7 Billion]. Tech in Asia Indonesia. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  6. ^ Hynes, Casey (August 26, 2016). "Expats Find Fertile Ground For Bootstrapping Startups In Southeast Asia". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  7. ^ a b Hook, Leslie (November 17, 2015). "Co-working around the world". Financial Times. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  8. ^ "Nigeria holds first Coworking conference - Vanguard News". Vanguard News. 2017-07-26. Retrieved 2018-02-01.