Where change goes to workHUBS AS HOME TO ENTERPRISING INITIATIVES FOR A RADICALLY BETTER WORLD. PROSPECTUS 2010
| 26 HUBS OPERATE IN 18 CITIES SPREAD ACROSS 5 CONTINENTS | 15000 COMMUNITY- POWERED INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDING ACCESS TO RESOURCES, KNOWLEDGE, | 5,000 GLOBAL VALUES-DRIVEN ENTREPRENEURS SEEDING & SCALING IDEAS THAT MIGHT JUST CAPITAL AND CHANGE THE EXPERIENCE WORLD
Another world is not just possible, it’s happening. All around us individuals ranging from corporateexecutives to community leaders, from policy-makers to freelance professionals are pursuing ideas andinitiatives for a better world. Hub Johannesburg aims to be a unique ecosystem designed to enablethese people to thrive.What is the Hub?The Hub is a social enterprise with the ambition to inspire and support imaginative and enterprisingideas for a radically better world. We are a global community of people from every profession,background and culture working at new frontiers to tackle the worlds most pressing social, culturaland environmental challenges.We offer places for meeting, working, learning, innovating and connecting in the world’s major cities.We offer co-working space in an inspiring office environment where we focus at building connectionsbetween our members locally and internationally.We invite you to join the place where legacies are born!
EXISTING HUBS Amsterdam Rotterdam Tampere London Stockholm Riga Bristol Berlin CSI Toronto Brussels Zurich Halifax Bay Area Porto Vienna Madrid Milan Tel Aviv Cairo Bombay Oaxaca Sao Paulo Joburg! Cape Town Melbourne
SERVICE OFFERING Service Resources Memberships Space: accessible, stimulating, safe and inspiring space with desks and kitchen facilities Office tools: high-speed internet access, copy/scan/print equipment, telephone facilities, IT support. Easy access to affordable services like tax and legal advisory. Channel for investors. Hosting: daily hosts know from each member what business they’re in and what their specific needs are. Hosts welcome you and connect members with each other and with the outside network. HUB+: social medium for members to find people in our global network Workshops: member driven workshops, talks and think tanks to create awareness around their work Themed events: knowledge sharing and building sessions around member-raised topics of interest Event & meeting space Space: fully equipped small and large meeting rooms, gallery space for group venues or exhibitions Programming & learning Learning tools: library, book keeping and business plan writing , weekly themed workshops organised by the Hub and its members, peer to peer coaching sessions. ‘Learning Journeys’: journeys organised in Johannesburg inner-city and townships Experimentation: a stage for members to try out new ways of working, learning and organizing CSR services ‘Hub Talent’: pool of members that offer to bundle their knowledge, experience and resources. These members will be paid (in currency or in kind) for each instance their offering is used.
LOCATIONWith the vision of Hub Johannesburg to provide an interface to communities, we have taken up space in the inner-city’s Fashion District. In a constant state of ‘becoming’,Johannesburg provides an ideal real-time space for active participation, negotiation and action. The location attempts to involve, engage and stimulate its visitors. Withineasy reach of the premises you will discover Ethiopian and Mozambican Markets, art galleries, struggling public spaces, vibrant street life, humble entrepreneurs, aspiringfashionistas, artists and visionaries.Everyday amenities such as public parks, busses and taxis, chemists, herbalists, and other shops are all within walking distance. The site promises to awaken your senses! Facts President street 171, cnr Polly street, CBD 450m2 of space on the 1st floor Access by local minibus, new BRT bus system, Park Station, future Gautrain and the M2 and M1 highways 40min (45km) to ORT International Airport
internal garden meeting room sun deck (30 sqm)LAYOUT entrance to HUB 50 workstations & exhibition separable event space space (120 sqm) kitchen, storage, printer, library 75 sqm window surface, loads of natural daylight, nice views modular build of space with movable partitions
HUB MEMBERSHIPS* Access per Access to Opening Post box & Extra’s Monthly Monthly fee Monthly fee Benefits month events per hours company free (start-up (establishedMembership • From 1st October you an inspiring working space will be provided with month address meeting rate) rate) space internet, networking events, learning lunches, workshops and dialoguesHub 5 hrs 1 event 8am-6pm N - - R 120 R 180 with thought leaders. You will have the opportunity to share the spaceConnection with a community of inter-disciplinary, values driven professionalsHub 25 25 hrs all 8am-6pm N - - R 475 R 750 own storage, • Access to high speed internet, printing and faxHub 50 50 hrs all 8am-6pm Y - R 800 R 1200 locker • Hosted space between 8am – 6pm own storage,Hub 100 100 hrs all 8am-6pm Y 4 hrs R 1350 R 2000 • Security around the building locker 24/7 access own storage, • Coffee and teaHub Unlimited unlimited all Y 6 hrs R 1900 R 2850 and key locker • Discounted rate for use of meeting spaces (R150 per hour)Hub Anchor own desk, 24/7 access(dedicated unlimited all Y own storage, 8 hrs R 2500 R 3750 and keydesk) locker DiscountsCurrent status Subscription can be initiated or terminated each month, with discounts• Monthly events are organised to get to know the Hub and to be a part in co-designing the for teams (10% per extra member) and discounts for prepaid, 3 month orspace, programming, etc. longer subscriptions (3-6 months: -5%, and 6+ months: -10%)• We need your support for developing our space. Should you be interested in contributing tothe development of Hub Johannesburg, then please contact us.Hub LightHub Johannesburg’s space and services will be developed gradually. Opening doors as Hub Light, More information and sign upwe will evolve together with our community of members and partners into a fully fledged Hub; email@example.com evolving based on the needs, ideas and contribution of the community. +27 (0) 110 HUB JHB (482 542 ) www.the-hubjohannesburg.com