About 75 people showed up at the 1st Coworking Africa conference ever organized. One third of the audience made the trip from outside South Africa, with delegates originating from more than 15 countries and 4 continents.
Facts & figures:
More than 250 spaces in operation in Africa!
Find out more here about the Coworking in Africa Research produced by Global Enterprise on the growth of Coworking in Africa.More than 250 spaces are in operation, which is on track with the situation as it was in Europe or in the US, 5 years ago. Other presentations might be found here.
Great testimonials from the coworking community
Some of the best in class Coworking operators from all over Africa sent us a video recorded tour of their space, such as Jon Stever, from The Office Kigali (click here for the full video). Besides, check out the interviews of Jessica Colaco (iHub, Nairobi), Filip Kabeya (MTechHub, Kinshasa) or Mazen Helmy (Cairo, Egypt).
Do not hesitate to send us your video.
Conversations will keep going
This event was a kick off. The conversation will keep going. We will share more content disclosed during the conference in the coming weeks and months. In the meantime, you can follow Coworking Africa on the Facebook page, the Twitter account or theLinkedIn group.
Thank you to our sponsors:
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Workshop17 was a wonderful location to hold this 1st ever Coworking Africa conference in Cape Town.