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Erik Brits and Rudelee at Greenpoint Coworking

Coworker’s Corner: Greenpoint Coworking

Greenpoint Coworking is a coworking space based in Greenpoint South Africa and was founded in July of 2016 by Erik Brits and his wife Rudelee. Together they have given the coworking space a fresh approach. Erik is very educated, having attained degrees in Physics, Astrophysics and Economics. After completing his studies, he entered a startup competition where he did fantastically and won! He spent a year chasing this dream, but decided to call it quits and focus his attention elsewhere.…

Moar Founders. Nahid Sharmin and Nabila Nowrin

Coworker’s Corner: Moar

Back in 2015, the entire concept of coworking was alien to the majority of the Bangladeshi startups. ‘Some people came in, thinking that it was a restaurant!’ said Nahid Sharmin, one of the co-owners of Moar. Amidst their hectic schedules, the owners of Moar, Nahid Sharmin and Nabila Nowrin graciously made time to sit with us for a candid interview on their experiences in coworking. The word Moar is a Bengali word meaning ‘turning point.’ With that thought in mind,…

Ashiq Rahman, Fuad Abdul Quader, Rubaiyat Alam and Abir Chowdhury of Hive

Coworker’s Corner: Hive

Back in February 2016, four friends, Ashiq Rahman, Fuad Abdul Quader, Rubaiyat Alam and Abir Chowdhury began to plan about setting up their coworking space in Dhaka. But establishing a coworking space was no easy feat. The founders of Hive, found out this the hard way. ‘Hive has been started by us four friends, and at that time we were in a transition period of relocating to Dhaka,’ Ashiq said in a chat session. ‘We have our ventures and other…