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Collaboration: One of the Key Benefits of a Coworking Space

Posted on Jun 4, 2015 11:00:00 AM by Ryan Ring

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Collaboration and coworking go hand in hand. Whether you have a startup and are looking for input on product development or you’re a small team that can benefit from working with other companies, coworking allows for the seamless interaction you need to succeed. In this post, we will explore how collaboration is one of the key benefits of a coworking space.

 

Why Coworking is Great for Startups

For startups and small organizations that thrive on collaboration, an open working space is ideal. It allows you to easily gather insight, suggestions and opinions from other people.

 

Collaborative environments allow people to bounce ideas off of each other, and take advantage of one another’s networking circles. The difference between a typical work environment and a coworking space is that every person brings something new and different to the table.

 

Coworking spaces also remove the formalities found in most office settings. Taking a cue from innovative companies like Facebook and Google, many coworking environments are filled with coffee bars or foosball and pool tables that make the workplace more comfortable and fun. When you’re able to relax and interact with other companies in a comfortable setting, creativity and collaboration is unhindered.

 

Choosing a Startup Space for Maximum Collaboration

To really get the most out of a coworking space, it’s important to find out what type of entrepreneurs and startups are working there. Choosing a space with like-minded people in relevant industries will help you make meaningful connections. Mixed environments can also be beneficial, but it helps to be surrounded by people who understand your industry or customers. They can offer new ideas or insights that can help you make positive changes.

 

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