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Xindanwei: Creating Global Coworksphere

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This is the key note talk I did at Coworking European Conference in Berlin 2011. Great feedback from audiences!!!

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Xindanwei: Creating Global Coworksphere

  1. 1. CreatingGlobalCoworksphere Liu Yan, Co-founder, xindanwei
  2. 2. Xindanwei-New Work UnitLeading Coworking Community in China Based in Shanghai Start with One Space of 300sqm With 6000 members More than 60% members from abroad
  3. 3. From Made in China From Made in Chinato Created in China, but how?to Created in China, but how?
  4. 4. We are notin lack of people with creativity and good idea’s
  5. 5. We are in great shortage of community that supportsand creates leads, channels, scale, impact andresources
  6. 6. How do we cowork- Awake- Engage- Link- Empower- Execute
  7. 7. MENTOR Active Coworkers Projects Events Usersfriends Start|Involve Start Time/ Membership
  8. 8. Global Network of CoworkingCommunities: What valuedoes it bring to thecoworkers?
  9. 9. Chinese Young designerwishes show productglobally
  10. 10. Spanish Open HealthcareProvider wants to involvepractitioners globally
  11. 11. We are living in a worldwhere location no longermatters
  12. 12. Technology allows us toconnect talents, leads,channels, resources nomatter where they are.
  13. 13. But connectivity doesn’tmean we are ready tocollaborate worldwide
  14. 14. It is the matter ofBUILDING TRUST withsomeone you have nevermet
  15. 15. Could you trust someonewithout looking into his/hereyes?
  16. 16. Yes, I could trust him because he is a goodfriend of my friend and/or my friendrecommend him to meYes, I could trust her because he belongs to the same coworking communityYes, I could trust him because he contributes a lot to his community, and has a very good reputation
  17. 17. So this Trust is built on:+Friend’s Recommendation+Sense of Belonging+Good Reputation
  18. 18. We need to build acoworksphere to connectand build trust among thecoworkers
  19. 19. Share(s): New social capitalpowered by Sharism philosophySource: sharism.org Lifetime accumulating Activity driven Cross Coworking Community
  20. 20. MENTOR Active Coworkers Projects Events Usersfriends Start|Involve Start Time/ Membership
  21. 21. • A mentorship role is gained through the election by the community mainly(but not just) based on your reputation within.• Being a mentor is for a period of time, mentors will be re-elected on the regular basis.
  22. 22. Wait, there is more...• What about productivity control?• What about financial and legal support?• What about language issues?• What about someone to answer the phone?• What about ...?
  23. 23. We need the same tools andservices to support theglobal collaboration amongour coworkers to ensureefficiency, quality andconsistency.
  24. 24. Can we share them in theway we share offices andprinters to reduce the costand consumption?
  25. 25. Coworking.us?
  26. 26. Coworking.us? • Coworking platform implementing Share(s)
  27. 27. Coworking.us? • Coworking platform implementing Share(s) • Ordering and Payment system to support on-demand shared space and “coworkware” worldwide.
  28. 28. Coworking.us? • Coworking platform implementing Share(s) • Ordering and Payment system to support on-demand shared space and “coworkware” worldwide. • Open source global platform to share lead, event and project
  29. 29. Coworking.us? • Coworking platform implementing Share(s) • Ordering and Payment system to support on-demand shared space and “coworkware” worldwide. • Open source global platform to share lead, event and project • Each need of community can be served on referral and peer-to-peer basis.
  30. 30. So, how can we worktogether?
  31. 31. The Banyan Tree Model
  32. 32. Sharing benefits us all
  33. 33. j ia R o a d 5 0 , Xuhui District, r ha Yong ddness:i,ChinaA a gSh ite: http://xi ndanwei.comW eb stwitter:@ xindanwei mail: xindanw ei@gmail.com E

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