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The Movement Of Coworking Spaces For Atypical Entrepreneurs

May 27th, 2016 at 10:05 am » Comments Off

Long Beach, California-based WE Labs recently opened its second coworking space in the historic Packard Building. Behind it is an empty lot, next door is an auto body shop, down the street are swanky new apartments, and a block away is the light rail. It looks like a textbook gentrification setting, but WE Labs’s clients […]



Redefining Space as a Commodity through Coworking and Coliving

April 19th, 2016 at 10:42 am » Comments Off

Basing your business models on commercializing untapped resources is a good way to build profitable companies. Facebook taps its users to generate content and now other organizations are realizing the potential of gathering, processing, and storing data. Other industries are using space as a resource, like utilizing rooftops of large malls and buildings to build […]



2016′s Top 5 Jobs Startups are Hiring for

February 25th, 2016 at 2:12 pm » Comments Off

By historical standards, unemployment remains low, yet supply and demand remain out of balance. Job openings are at 10-year highs, but candidates are still struggling to find the right fit both professionally and culturally. These Top 5 jobs are leading the way into 2016. NOTE: For anyone looking to enter the field of software engineering, check out […]



Ex-Google coder makes twice as much freelancing

February 23rd, 2016 at 12:17 pm » Comments Off

James Knight, a 27-year-old coder, recently made an unorthodox career move: quitting a well-paid job writing software for Google to go freelance. No more gold-plated benefits, catered lunches or million-dollar views from the search giant’s Manhattan office. But why? NOTE:  If you’re interested in entering the freelance coding world, check out the exciting new courses DaVinci Coders has to […]



Apple’s open source version of Swift

December 22nd, 2015 at 2:01 pm » Comments Off

  Apple has released its open source version of Swift. From now on, its source code is freely available to anyone and development will continue as a collaboration with the community. NOTE: If you’re interested in learning the new Swift language, check out DaVinci Coders 12 week iOS programming course that can get you started on Jan 18th!



The rise of coworking in the U.S.

November 6th, 2015 at 11:58 am » Comments Off

“Imagine a world where companies motivate and manage employees who never set foot in their corporate office,” says the 2020 Intuit Report. This is a distinct possibility in in the next few years. Technology is empowering an increasingly mobile workforce. It’s not just employees who are mobile — the makeup of workers in the U.S. […]



A look into the future of hospitality and coworking

November 4th, 2015 at 4:01 pm » Comments Off

What if you could book a room at a hotel where you choose your actual room, when you first book the space. It would be similar to choosing a seat on an airline seating chart. The difference is that instead of choosing a window or an aisle, you choose high or low floors, close proximity […]



The future of coworking for women entrepreneurs and freelancers

November 2nd, 2015 at 3:17 pm » Comments Off

You have probably heard of or have worked at a coworking space if you are an entrepreneur or freelancer. It was in 2005 when Brad Neurberg launched the first co-working space in San Francisco at Spiral Muse to support community and structure within the freedom of working for yourself. Since then, the concept has exploded […]



The future of coworking and why it’s not just for startups and freelancers anymore

October 12th, 2015 at 4:15 pm » Comments Off

DaVinci Institute, Westminster, Colorado Would you define your workplace as fun, friendly, inspiring, collaborative, and productive? If not, you may have to ditch your own desk and take a seat at a coworking space near you. Even if you aren’t an entrepreneur or freelancer, the benefits of coworking, according to Deskmag’s annual Global Coworking Survey, are […]



Will Coworking Replace Colleges?

July 17th, 2015 at 1:38 pm » Comments Off

Futurist Tom Frey:  When I first brought up the idea of coworking taking over colleges, it seemed like an absurd notion. But there is a secret reason that very few people are grasping. At first glance, the highly structured ivory towers of academia seem to be on the opposite end of the spectrum from the […]



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