Non-VC investors rush in to script a new funding story
NEW FACES: A diverse set of investors, ranging from PE cos to family offices, enter the game.
Co-working spaces burn the midnight oil
Companies like GoWork, IndiQube, The Hive and Awfis are actively onboarding companies which work in n...
Flipspaces raises $3.5 million from Carpediem Capital
The fund will be deployed for enhancing technology and expanding its footprint in the m...
IndiQube raises Rs 100 crore from WestBridge Capital
This is the first external funding round for the company, and the capital will be used for expansion to cities such as Chennai and Mumbai, increasing its teamsize, brand building, and for technology, founders Rishi Das and Meghna Agarwal said.
IndiQube plans to double office portfolio; wants to enter Mumbai, Pune, Chennai markets
Growing demand from large enterprises has made flexible office operators such as IndiQube, Wework, Cowrks, Awfis to add new locations to their portfolios.
City co-working boom graduates to big space
“We moved into IndiQube because we didn’t want the headache of running our own office. Also, setting up one from scratch takes a lot of time and effort, which I’d prefer to invest in my startup,” Daga says.
From culinary sessions to music cafes, co-working spaces go the extra mile
Millennials now choose their job environment based on user experience and flexibility and take into account such added experiences.
It’s hard for women, but many are building fascinating ventures
Women still form a small proportion of the startup ecosystem, but there are signs that the environment is improving for them.
WeWork to open 4 new co-working centres in Gurugram this year; plans to enter Noida soon
US-based co-working operator WeWork will add four new centres, comprising over 7,000 seats in Gurugram by the end of this year and is also looking at entering Noida as part of its expansion plan.
As city leads in co-working, ventures eye niche clientèle
From women-focussed programmes to subsidised rates for LGBT staff, spaces strive to differentiate themselves.
Malls, hotels now host co-working spaces
Companies such as Awfis, Smartworks and Indiqube already have a sizeable presence in such institutions across the country and are looking to expand, helped by low rentals.
Flexible office operator BHIVE forays into office renting business
The firm has on boarded 4 lakh sft of office space on its platform, including coworking spaces, furnished offices and bare shell rental models (which have basic facilities) over the last month in Bangalore.
Co-working spaces go the extra mile to guide woman entrepreneurs
India may be the third largest startup hub in the world, but only 9% of the founders of such companies are women, according to a report by Grant Thornton and Assocham.
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