Category Archives: Community

Come and join our community

admin/ July 13, 2018/ Business, Community

A community is a group of people with diverse characteristics who are linked by social ties, share common perspectives, and engage in joint action in geographical locations or settings. Cambridge boasts many such communities which come in all shapes and sizes, and over a hundred appear on the MeetUp website, where they can advertise and schedule events using a common

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Welcome: Interns!

admin/ July 9, 2018/ Community

CambridgeSpace are delighted to welcome two interns to our daily routine. Holly Smith and Luke Aitken have been hired by Matt Pearce (a CambridgeSpace member) to work through July and then September, on a number of start-up projects and also with some of Matt’s existing clients. They’ll be building software platforms, websites and architecture, to support these projects and will

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Can entrepreneurs go it alone? No and yes!

admin/ April 30, 2018/ Business, Community

By Damian Mears I had the pleasure of hosting an enlightening panel discussion in our coworking space last week. It was encouraging that over 50 people attended, especially on a unseasonably hot day. On the panel of esteemed Cambridge-based entrepreneurs were Jo Kruczynska, Ed Goodman, Anne Beamish and our very own John Monks. As I probed away, exploring the start

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Keeping Those Good Vibes Going

admin/ March 29, 2018/ Community

Back in the dark ages, 1967 in fact, the American rock band Love, released their eponymous album “Forever changes” (as in Love Forever Changes) regarded by many as one of the greatest albums ever produced. And as with this album, everything we create, no matter how good or bad, will change over time. Whether it was Love then, or as

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CambridgeSpace has Landed!

admin/ February 12, 2018/ Business, Community

An heroic effort by CambridgeSpace members over an extended weekend has enabled all the equipment, office furniture – and sense of community – being relocated to a new home. Hundred Houses have been greatly accommodating hosts since we opened in October 2016, but due to their own expansion, they needed their space back. CambridgeSpace membership has also grown and so

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Unique collaborative office celebrates first birthday by rocketing to success

admin/ October 17, 2017/ Community, Customer experience

The only co-working facility in Cambridge run entirely by community volunteers is celebrating its first birthday with rapid growth in membership. Cambridge Space, currently on the top floor of Hundred Houses Society’s offices in Chesterton, opened in October 2016 in response to a growing need for a space where home-based freelancers and small businesses can feel part of a professional

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From Vienna to Cambridge. A journey to co-working!

admin/ October 4, 2017/ Community

One of our newest members, Greg Boyle, shared his first impressions on coworking at CambridgeSpace. ‘It’s been less than 24hrs since I’ve moved to Cambridge and also moved into this coworking space, but I felt it would be worth writing this for my first impressions. As a freelancer starting out a few years ago, I was reluctant to spend on

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Would you recommend co-working to other freelancers? We asked our members.

admin/ October 4, 2017/ Community

What made you want to try co-working and would you recommend it to others? Real-life members of CambridgeSpace speak out! “It’s so much better atmosphere than a corporate office. So much more nurturing than being ordered around. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking to install more work-life separation and for freelancers who want a bit of chat and company during the

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Co-working or Hot desking? What’s best?

admin/ September 28, 2017/ Community

How and where we work is changing as the business environment becomes more widely distributed (both geographically and in time), and yet ever more connected through technology. This in turn, is enabling new ways of working for budding entrepreneurs, freelancers and those requiring a greater degree of flexibility in their work. The change is less about the physical location and

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Say ‘hi’ to Jez, one of our Wizards

admin/ September 28, 2017/ Community

Q: Hi Jez – what made you want to try Coworking and would you recommend it to others? A: I love flexibility and freedom from being tied down to any structured routine, and collaborating with people. I’m finding that Cambridge Space fits perfectly with this working style. Along with working in coffee shops and in a corner of my house

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