Co-working is not about the venues, the hardware, software, or
the kinky design.
It’s about the number and quality of serendipitous opportunities,
the connections, the open collaboration
with a transformation of our stakeholders as a result…
CO-WORKING : A CHANGED STAKEHOLDER AS A RESULT
co-work spaces meeting &
open & sharing
Social Capital =
the ability to find, utilize and combine the skills, knowledge and experience of others,
as well as the ability to share your skills, knowledge and experience with others.
THE SERENDIPITY MACHINE:
ONTOLOGY DRIVEN SERENDIPITY ALGORITM
for Recommending Unknown but Relevant People, Places and Events.
SERENDIPITIOUS OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU
ON LINE, REAL TIME
LIGHT & PRO
ON LINE MAGAZINE
EVENT PUBLISHING &
500.000 meeting- & co-work seats
125.000 social capital seats
375.000 paid seats
160+ locations, 24 countries
“To meet people that, like you, try to live their dream and
the feeling you are not alone in that process make me very
grateful to S2M for providing a platform where I can find that.”
Quote from Seats2meet Co-worker. Source: Research on S2m by Rotterdam School of Business.
2017: COLLABORATION WILL BE THE KEY
TO OFFER THE ULTIMATE TRANSFORMATIVE EXPERIENCE
FOR OUR STAKEHOLDERS
2013-2015 Survey by the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
…got a new job,
was invited for a new project
or started a new company:
2013 1 out of 8
2015 1 out of 6
** 2013-2015 Survey by the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
RESULTS: BEING PART OF THE ECOSYSTEM MEANS
assist us in
GROWTH AS A LINEAR PATH:
GROW BIGGER, GROW MORE
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 2015 2016
LINEAR EXPANSION: RESULT IN ONE OF OUR LOCATIONS
Marketplace 1 Marketplace 2
PLATFORM AS A 2 SIDED MARKET PLACE:
-HUB & SPOKE LOCATION MODEL
LOCALS.SEATS2MEET.COM…..WORKSPACES AT PRIVATE HOMES
SUB BRANDS FOR ‘SPOKES’…
“By facilitating serendipitous
encounters we enrich the ongoing
education of staff and students.”
Guido van Dijk, coach and developer SOM
“We want to create a platform where
employees and coworkers come
together and reinforce each other. ”
Silvia Onos, Program-manager, Centraal Beheer.
SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, CORPORATE OFFICES, MALLS
THEATERS, HOSPITALS, HOTELS, COFFEE SHOPS
ARE PARTICIPATING AS WELL…
COLLABORATION WILL BE THE KEY.
SERVICE ON THE FLOW
Right time, right moment
INCUBATION FASE ACCELERATION FASE MATURITY
TEAMING TO ‘GO’
KNOWLEDGE A LA CARTE
Smart matching of knowledge
and events, based on
personal and network growth.
ECO SYSTEM FOR NETWORKED
SOCIAL ECONOMIC VALUE CREATION