Coworking is a style of work whereby professionals from different fields, organizations and backgrounds share a working environment. Africa is experiencing fast growth in coworking communities as its millions of young professionals fit into the global digital market.
A number ofcoworking spaces, mainly targeting a growing tech community on the continent, have come up in the major cities. Here are some of the top coworking spaces around in Africa.
#Cape Town Office (Cape Town, South Africa)
Cape Town Office is a creative coworking space in The Fringe, Cape Town’s emerging innovation and creative quarter in the East City. Ideal for the Entrepreneur, Freelancer, Startup and Small Business who simply can’t work from home. Cape Town Office is designed to give you a spacious, uplifting and open environment. Surrounded by great eateries, countless coffee shops, shops, bars and restaurants – there is no shortage of places to meet your friends, colleagues and clients.
#B2C (Harare, Zimbabwe)
B2C is a the the home to entrepreneurs, businesses and curious minds. They know that good things happen when you surround yourself with like-minded individuals and they pride themselves in curating a rich diverse community.
#CapitalSquare (Lagos, Nigeria)
CapitalSquare is a collaborative community for independent professionals - entrepreneurs, creatives, and innovators - who are doing great things. Their members enjoy access to a growing network of beautiful, fully serviced work and meeting spaces, event programming, business advisory, and other benefits, thoughtfully designed to help you do your best work.
#Nairobi Garage (Nairobi, Kenya)
Young and fast-growing businesses don’t have excess time and resources to spend on things like office logistics. Yet having a functional, well-designed and vibrant work space is crucial to building legitimacy with customers, growing a strong team and developing cohesive business networks. Nairobi Garage helps accelerate these processes, so businesses can become awesome, faster.
#Cogite (Tunis, Tunisia)
They are proud to host a community of impact-driven entrepreneurs and organizations, working to make a better Tunisia. Cogiters come from diverse sectors, from technology and business, to social innovation and civil society.
#district (Cairo, Egypt)
District is a vibrant community of entrepreneurs supporting change-making business enterprises with the right people, substantial knowledge in spaces of inspiration. District is your place to meet the doers, integrate with the influencers and grow innovative solutions, crossing boundaries and beyond.
#ActiveSpaces (Douala, Cameroon)
ActivSpaces is a tech hub with two co-working spaces and an incubator program called Activation Boot Camp. The co-working space is free to tech entrepreneurs who are actively working on a startup. Activation Boot Camp is a highly selective rigorous six-month acceleration program.
#SunDesk (Agadir, Morocco)
They want to redefine what 'work-life balance' means for individuals seeking a focused work environment amongst a community of interesting people from all over the world. To focalise at your work and remain inspired they create the perfect environment for you.