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Susan King Glosby and Nora FitzGerald: Women-Owned WorkAway Solutions

Susan King Glosby and Nora FitzGerald were interviewed about WorkAway Solutions on May 31, 2018 by Sajid Islam. Background Susan and Nora knew each other as friends.  They depended on one another to take care of each other’s children and support one another’s work.  They would occasionally cowork at each other’s houses but primarily worked from home. However, one day in June of 2017, the two went to a cafe for a change of scenery.  There, they spent $40 on…

Sajani Amarasiri at Colombo Cooperative

Sajani Amarasiri Talks About Opening Colombo Cooperative in Sri Lanka

On May 24, 2018, Sajid Islam of Discover Coworking interviewed Sajani Amarasiri about Colombo Cooperative. Inspiration Sajani was born and raised in Sri Lanka until she came to the Pittsburgh for university, at 18.  Her career took her to Seattle where she worked with Amazon and Microsoft. The year Sajani left Sri Lanka was the year the civil war ended.  When she returned to Sri Lanka, it was interesting to see how different it was when from when she left.…

A glimpse at the Locus Serviced Office

Founder’s Corner – Abir Mallick – Locus Serviced Office

Words out on Locus Serviced Office, which is conveniently located in the heart of the new business location in Dhaka. It’s Founder; Abir Mallick talked about the coworking scene in Bangladesh. He also gave an in-depth assessment of the efforts that went into making Locus a ‘total solution workspace.’ Why coworking? Mr. Mallick has been working in the IT industry for the last 15-20 years. During his consultancy work in several countries, he used to take memberships in several coworking…

Sabdin Ahmed, Abdullah Shahid and Junaid Deep of OPEN

Founder’s Corner: Sadbin Ahmed: OPEN

Dhaka meets coworking. Yes, the concept of coworking is gradually spreading all over Dhaka, with the establishment of new coworking spaces. Today, the spotlight falls upon OPEN, the first coworking space in Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka. They are also the first coworking space in Dhaka to be open 24/7. OPEN’s Founder, Sadbin Ahmed, took the time to talk about the space, recent happenings, and updates. He also shared his vision for startups in Bangladesh and how OPEN plans to support them.…

Daniela Milosheshka working at coffice

Founder’s Corner: Daniela Milosheshka – Coffice

Daniela Milosheshka is the Founder of Coffice, a coworking space located in Skopje, Macedonia. The space is 90 square meters; it has 12 desks, a meeting room, a lounge and a kitchen. They opened two and a half years ago, and their members include people coming and going both from Macedonia and from outside the country. They're out of country clients who are looking to build new companies in Macedonia; they use the space for recruitment.  After 5 pm, Coffice…