319 Scholes Opens Coworking Space For Artists319 Scholes, a multidisciplinary space in New York City that hosts workshops, live performance and group exhibitions, examines the bridge between technology and art. Offering artists access to workshops, tools and space, 319 Scholes is now opening a coworking space that offers multiple membership that will feed the collaborative spirit even more.
Coshare - The 1st Coworking Association in the USThe concept of forming an official coworking association to collectively represent the movement has been floated in the past, but was met with some resistance. Today, there a lot of local associations, and some national coworking organizations such as the Italian CowoProject or CoworkingCroatia. This month, they have been joined by a new buddy: the 1st coworking association in the US. CoShare will promote and support the movement in the world's biggest coworking country.
The 1st Health Insurance Plan For Coworking SpacesBring a group of independent workers, freelancers and entrepreneurs together and ask them to identify one of the biggest drawbacks to “working for themselves” and pretty quickly the conversation will turn to Health Insurance. While most independent workers value the flexibility that their chosen work style provides, traditionally the high price of extended health benefits has been a real financial barrier to most.
Deadline Extended for Global Coworking Conference Host City BidsWith its roots at the SXSW Conference in Austin, TX dating back to 2007, the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) attracted over 300 people from eleven countries in 2013 and is seeking bids for a new city to host the 2014 event. The deadline for proposals is now extended to Friday, August 2.
Investor drives Deskwanted into insolvency - Criminal filedDeskwanted requested to open a series of insolvency proceedings. Since January, the company's investor has refused to provide payment from the budget that was previously agreed upon. Instead, they have continuously tried to bring Deskwanted into debt. In addition, they refused to hand over Deskwanted's belongings, which were left behind. For these reasons, Deskwanted has recently filed a criminal complaint against the CEOs of Immobilien Scout GmbH, a subsidiary company of Deutsche Telekom, also known as T-Mobile in many countries.
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