This Week in Coworking (Week 29, 2020)

Back with another weekly summary, trying to surface the stories/updates/wins that you have have missed each week.

This time with a slightly different layout (that’s more platform independent).

Let me know what you think or if you have any updates/wins/stories to share.

:mortar_board:From coworking to microschooling.
@JenLuby led a grassroots effort to build a microschooling movement in her district.

:chile: Coworking in Chile in a podcast deep-dive.
Marcelo Moraga join @BernieJMitchell and & & Željko to chat about coworking and collaboration in Chile, and what impact it’s had on the local economy.

:shield: AML, KYC, GDPR & Payment Suite for coworking operators launches.
The folks at the European Coworking Assembly quietly started sharing their 3-product suite of coworking tools, helping spaces save a tonne of time and money with the most boring (yet uber-important) parts of running in-space and virtual membership organizations. cc @Jeannine

:tent: Camp Chair Coworking brings social distant collab work sessions to parks near you.
@tonybgoode launched an exciting initiative to turn strangers into friends, from a distance, in local parks through coworking.

:inbox_tray: Spaces are welcoming new members.
We’re seeing spaces celebrating that existing, and new members, are returning to some spaces.

:baby: Churches and coworking could solve the childcare crisis facing America.
Daryn led an inspiring session (and then blogged about it) on how churches and coworking could help with the childcare crisis facing the US, and other countries.

:confetti_ball: Another space management platform goes open source.
Jellyswitch join Project Nadine as the only two open source coworking management software solutions, by making the code the powers their web, iOS and Android apps available online.

:film_strip: 12x tech co’s shared their 30s quarterly updates.
Nexudus, Proova , Workspace Geek, OfficeRnD,, RIALTO |, Deskpass,, Syncaroo, Cobot, and ZapFloor took up the 2nd quarter #ProptechUpdate challenge.

Full story, with more details and links here.