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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 view inside Nest Coworking

Jessica: Nest – Coworking in Dubai

On May 9, 2018, Sajid Islam interviewed Jessica Edwards.  Below is the summary of the conversation. Background Jessica Edwards comes from Buffalo, NY where she had her first coworking experience.  There, she contributed to the redevelopment of the area and got selected to be curator of design innovation garage (dig).  Dig coworking space was inside a 4-story business incubator on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, which has been the economic hub for Buffalo over the past decade.  Jessica opened and…

Nichole Thomson: Founder of Flamingo House

Reimagining Boca Raton On May 2, 2018, Sajid Islam interviewed Nichole Thomson and below is the summary of the conversation. The Flamingo House is a coworking space founded by two women, Nichole Thomson and her partner, Amber.  The two have a marketing and branding background.  They used their experience in telecommuting and freelancing to start their coworking space.  Without a traditional coworking space in their area, Nichole and Amber started one themselves in their hometown Boca Raton, Florida.  Despite Boca…

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.…