FUNCTIONAL ASPIRATIONAL MEANINGFULL
BEFORE 1800 1850 1990 2015 2030
40% of labor population
more important than countries
more important than ownership:
more powerful than organizations.
THE CITY: YOUR STAGE METROPOLIS REVERSED
THE CITY AS YOUR STAGE.
“A city is not only about ’physical capital’, but also, and increasingly so, on
the availability and quality of knowledge communication and social
infrastructure, its intellectual- and social capital”
“In the future, wealthy industrialists rule the vast city of Metropolis from high-rise
tower complexes, while a lower class of underground-dwelling workers
toil constantly to operate the machines that provide its power.”
Estonia's government plans to introduce
E-residents can use Estonian online services,
open bank accounts, and start companies without
ever having to physically visit Estonia.
Elon Musk (Tesla): “I'm Afraid of a 'Terminator'-Like Catastrophe”
WHO IS WHO?
“WHO IS WATCHING?” “WHO IS THE BOSS?”
“People need to organize their lives in ways that increase their chances of
unexpectedly bumping into someone who can tell them something useful”. *
*Quote from the book:
The Power of Pull.
MESH CONNECTIONS & COMMUNICATION : SERENDIPITY
market survey &
prototype + build
@ physical spaces
WORK & MARKTPLACE
SEATS2MEET.COM & THE SERENDIPITY MACHINE
“ So not the distance
towards the venue or the
hardware, but the number
opportunities is the
of a space”
Freemium model for co-working
Connect, create, incubate & accelerate and be part
of the Mesh, a value network of connected people
free co working & open collaboration
co-work spaces desk & office spaces meeting spaces
Results achieved by the S2M Mesh*:
Social capital Euro
2012 60.000 150.000 x 2,5
2013 85.000 235.000 x 2,85
* 2013 Survey by the Rotterdam School of Business.
better product & services.
better professional &
sense of belonging.
>60% of coworkers:
unexpected relevant meeting.
1 out of 8 co-workers
new job, new project, new company.
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