The activity organized by the Working House Concepción, was attended by the Coworking Spaces from all south of Chile, including the Los Lagos Region, represented by COWO Puerto Montt.
On the last Thursday 11 of February, the first Meeting of Coworking Spaces from the South of Chile was carried out at the city of Concepción, activity that was organized by the Coworking Space Working House.
The attendants came from Talca, Coworking Maule; Viña del Mar, Housenovo; Temuco, Kowork; Valdivia, Nube Cowork; Osorno Nube Cowork; Cowo Puerto Montt; Castro; espacio haruwen; Coyhaique, Sinergia and finally the Coworking space of Concepción, Working House and Urban Station Among the different activities developed, highlighted the presentation of each Coworking Space, as well as the interaction between different Coworkers, was officially formed the Network Spaces of collaborative work “Coworking at the south”.
As the time passed by, great challenges were proposed, among them was the fact of spread and become widely known, because the collaborative spaces called “Coworking” are unknown, for this reason is aimed to imbue in the communities of every city, the collaborative working culture, so as to identify these spaces as innovation driver’s systems and strengthen the entrepreneurship, with the intention to enhance the Coworking usage.
Besides the development of the second meeting was addressed, which one will be carried out in the city of Valdivia, whose sponsor will be Nube Cowork, scheduled for the next May, 15.
The activity counted with the participation of the Deputy Manager of Corfo entrepreneurship Ecosystem Felipe Jara Schenettler, who emphasized the work of partnership that are developing Coworking Spaces in the South of Chile. He also noted that with the support of the institution to strengthen the various Coworking through instruments that the institution has at its disposal. On that occasion, Felipe Jara also invited the Coworking teams and users of the spaces to join into the map of entrepreneurship ecosystem in Chile, (http://mapme.com/chile-startup) in order to identify the entrepreneurs of the different regions of the country.
On the other hand, Cowo Puerto Montt, opened in August 2013, was the first Coworking Space in the city, and the southernmost of the south of Chile at that time.
Cowo is a space of community working, where new entrepreneurship can be generated, carried out and/or to agreeing the different business ideas that entrepreneurs and professionals have in mind, allowing to independent professionals, entrepreneurs and pymes, develop its projects under a same Coworking space, this methodology has changed how new companies are generated. The place has everything you need to develop your projects, among the services count with: desk of flexible working, meeting rooms, cafeteria, Wifi connection, networking, access to recurring events, chats, meetups, mentoring, tools and trends to start an entrepreneurship.