Living In Hong Kong Work and Business

8 people you’ll meet in a co-working space

Got a business idea and want to be your own boss? Take advantage of the ease of establishing your own company in Hong Kong, as well as the support infrastructure. A co-working space in Hong Kong provides entrepreneurs and small enterprises with the benefits of a flexible office, without the crippling costs. Here, the team from TheDesk details some typical users.

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1. Mamapreneur/Papapreneur

This type of co-working member has a business or side project that is gaining momentum; they have a casual membership and usually live quite close by.

2. The adventurous CEO

This member is on-trend when it comes to work-life balance, invests heavily in a team and breathes new life into traditional businesses.

3. Skill merchants

Teachers, designers, counsellors and creatives often base themselves in the space while organising repeat workshops, projects and events.

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4. Experienced seeking new

This type of individual has worked in a big business for many years and has decided to go it alone and start something new.

5. Next-gen start-up

A maturing start-up with a solid base may use the space while looking to expand their professional network.

6. Satellite office staff

The owner/founder may be based elsewhere and want his or her staff to feel part of a wider community.

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7. Too close, too far

Co-working spaces close to home can suit people who don’t want to do a big commute every day.

8. Company in flux

Expanding, contracting or even closing down? Flexible plans can grow (and contract) with your requirements.

TheDesk has locations in Causeway Bay and Sai Wan |

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This article first appeared in the City Guide 2018 issue of Expat Living magazine. Get your free copy here!