Gallery: Co-working in the park

Gallery: Co-working in the park

Summary: What do you get when you fill a park with like-minded entrepreneurs and give them free internet, power, and the promise of coffee? Co-working is what.

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    For most of the early part of the day, people were chatty, bouncing ideas off each other and making new connections.

    For some co-workers, it was a chance to work with their regular colleagues in the warmth of the sun. Others were working on ideas that they had in mind, but hadn't yet executed. A few other sneaky characters had managed to quietly escape their day job, and were enjoying the change. But most people were getting on with their work, or at least improving their ideas.

    A number of talks were also on later in the day, providing entrepreneurs with a late afternoon boost of inspiration.

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    Hannah DeMilta, from The Fetch, often gets involved in the co-working and startup space. She spoke about the impact of social media, and her journey from Cleveland to Sydney.

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    Steve Hopkins probably knows social media in the business better than most, as he works for Yammer. He talked about lean startups, borrowing the old adage, "You are what you eat" and giving it a twist by saying, "You make what you are".

Topics: Start-Ups, Mobility, IT Employment

Michael Lee

About Michael Lee

A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.

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