Coworking in Penang: The Silicon Valley of the East

Jun 7, 2019 1:11:00 PM / by Suvi Hoikka posted in Kuala Lumpur, Coworking Space, malaysia, Penang, flexible workspaces

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Often when people think of Penang they see it solely as a tourist destination, with streets filled with hawker stalls and historical architecture - and to an extent this is true. But the city is gradually being recognized as becoming Asia's next Silicon Valley.

Thanks to state government investment in the island's technological ecosystem, Penang is becoming a "technological powerhouse" and a hardware manufacturing hub - particularly with the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone currently home to several Fortune 1000 companies including Intel and Hewlett Packard.

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Guide to Affordable Coworking Spaces in Kuala Lumpur

Apr 16, 2019 11:00:39 AM / by Dee Shuhaida posted in Kuala Lumpur, Coworking Space, malaysia, flexible workspaces, top coworking, office rental kuala lumpur, affordable coworking space

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The Co., Jalan Doraisamy

Take a stroll around the Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur, and you're bound to come across so many coworking spaces in every corner of the streets. The coworking space phenomenon isn’t just a startup buzzword anymore. It already has become the best bet when it comes to finding office space in setting up a new business in Malaysia. However, with that prestigious location, it's hard for you to get a perfect workplace at an affordable cost. But believe it or not, there are some hidden gems of cheap coworking spaces around Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley.

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Why Malaysia is The Best Place to Start your Digital Business

Mar 25, 2019 2:32:10 PM / by Dee Shuhaida posted in starting a business, malaysia, flexible workspaces, industry insights, city guide, workplace, FDI, Foreign Direct Investment, find office space, digital

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Digital technologies have been rapidly embraced all over the world. In effect, it has changed the way in delivering business, work, and services. It not only enhances development, it can create revenues through innovation, diminishing exchange costs, boosting effectiveness and productivity, and making services less expensive.

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Malaysia and the Workforce of 2020: What's to Come?

Feb 27, 2019 11:29:02 AM / by Dee Shuhaida posted in Kuala Lumpur, malaysia, business, Workplace flexibility, flexible workspaces, industry insights, workforce 2020

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WeWork, Equitorial Plaza

Thanks to technology, the world we live and work in today has changed dramatically, and the shape of the workforce is changing with it. Technology is enabling an increasingly mobile workforce. It’s not just employees who are mobile, the makeup of workers is also changing - dubbed the "gig economy."

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"Coworking Spaces Decrease Productivity:" True or False?

Jan 23, 2019 10:35:37 AM / by Audree Sze posted in Singapore, Southeast Asia, Coworking, Philippines, productivity, malaysia, Indonesia, flexible workspaces

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Coworking is the fastest growing trend in the business world. Like any sort of work, it requires attention and complete focus of the individual which cannot be guaranteed when working from home. This is why we are seeing freelancers, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and other startups across Southeast Asia increasingly moving towards coworking environments.

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Have an Offbeat Chinese New Year 2019 Celebration at These Venues

Jan 18, 2019 5:29:33 PM / by Dee Shuhaida posted in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, Event Venue, Event Space, Philippines, malaysia, Indonesia, event planning, flexible workspaces

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GONG XI FA CAI! Every year, the world tosses a monstrous slam to respect the beginning of another customary Chinese logbook year. Bid a fond farewell to your canine year, the hotly anticipated year of the pig at long last is here. Ring in the time of the pig from a positive point of view and fortify your bond with collaborators, associates, companions, just as a family by having a healthy feast together. Chinese New Year is the ideal time for our souls and stomachs to be filled.

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Growth of Coworking in Kuala Lumpur: What You Need to Know

Oct 29, 2018 2:04:51 PM / by Michael Wu Gunawan posted in Kuala Lumpur, flexible workspace, malaysia, Penang, Growth of coworking

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PAPER + TOAST

PAPER defining work and TOAST representing food, that was the original concept of coworking when the first ever coworking space operator PAPER + TOAST landed in Malaysia in 2010. "The concept of coworking was still relatively new globally and an unaccustomed concept in Malaysia," said Wan Imran, Director of PAPER + TOAST, "it consists of a work space and a cafe, a concept that locals can relate - working at a cafe."

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Southeast Asia's Hottest Coworking Events This August

Aug 3, 2018 3:57:16 PM / by Suvi Hoikka posted in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Coworking Space, Philippines, events, malaysia, Indonesia, news and events

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Continuing with our series of providing you guys with a guide to the events happening in Southeast Asia's coworking spaces, we've compiled our shortlist for August!

So, let's get right into it. Here are some of the top events happening in coworking spaces across the region this month.

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6 of Our Favorite Coworking Spaces in Kuala Lumpur

Jun 18, 2018 12:17:15 PM / by Suvi Hoikka posted in Kuala Lumpur, Southeast Asia, Coworking Space, Coworking, malaysia, flexible workspaces

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As flexible workspaces continue to grow in Malaysia (2015-2017 saw a 28% growth in the market), we are seeing an increasing number of coworking spaces in Kuala Lumpur opening their doors (or even expanding) and offering members unique services. On top of the normal offerings that we have come to expect of coworking spaces - such as high-speed WiFi, free coffee, and free water - operators around Kuala Lumpur are finding new ways to differentiate themselves from each other. 

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