GCUC Blog

by Rebecca Brian on April 3, 2013

Last week 5 NextSpace teamsters, 1 baby, and one daddy of the baby, attended GCUC, the Global Coworking Unconference Conference. There were close to 300 people, and over 100 spaces represented. The conversation moved from Steve King (not THAT Steve King), sharing that coworking has crossed the chasm and is now a mainstream workplace option [...]

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by Troy Durst on April 3, 2013

Plato famously wrote, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” And because the 2008 financial crisis, many of us were driven out of economic and social necessity to (re)invent work for ourselves — and for those around us. Enter one such reinvention: the shared workspace concept. Today, the actual definition and cursory view of a coworking [...]

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by Cristina on April 3, 2013

At the beginning of the month I flew to Austin to attend the Global Coworking Unconference Conference, GCUC. This year’s event was my first and it was a great week during I got to learn a lot and meet many of people. Liz Elam is the magician behind GCUC. She runs Link Coworking in Austin, [...]

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by Kristin Donaldson on March 4, 2013

Many people in the coworking community are already familiar with The Global Coworking Unconference Conference kicking off its second year in Austin, Texas March 5th-6th.  Rayann and I have been gearing up for this event for a few months now. We teamed up with Liz Elm, the Executive Producer of GCUC, and owner of Link Coworking to help spread the [...]

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by Craig McAnsh on March 4, 2013

Coworking is about the community we create.  Members from all walks of life – who share openness, curiosity, creative drive, entrepreneurship and perhaps even an elevated level of social consciousness – come together to spend their days (and nights) working and enjoying each others’ company.  It seems only natural that we cross-polliate with students and [...]

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by Matthew Tuerk on March 1, 2013

I hope that you had a chance to read the recent article on coworking in IEDC’s EDnow newsletter (It’s only available to members, so if you are an IEDC member, you can grab it here). It goes into some depth on the phenomenon of coworking and what it means to economic development. If you don’t [...]

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