They are used by various professional groups such as freelancers, creatives, startups and, more often, by companies that want to give their employees more freedom to develop innovatively. Everything can happen, nothing should happen, is the motto. Such a community can also generate networking and joint brainstorming – possibly leading up to the next startup or a joint project for which colleagues come together.
conquer the countryside
What is already well established in metropolises like Berlin is now ready to conquer rural areas as well. Regionally in Eichstadt, Neuberg an der Donau and Pfaffenhofen, where coworking spaces are being built. But even in Ingolstadt, where such a proposal has come with a digital start-up centre, which will soon prosper with the move of Cavalier Dalvig, has existed for some time.
What is meant by peerage and what opportunities does it provide? These were questions a discussion group was now looking at in the field pavilion at the state horticulture show. Carina Schöfner and Thomas Hirsch from “Oaktown Office”, Helz Heinemann from “Das Otto” in Neuberg, Franz Glatz, Managing Director of Brigg, Marcus Kaiser from “Hitland Coworking” in Pfaffenhofen and Iris Eberl, Head of Regional Management Initiatives (IRMA). The event was moderated by Thorsten Stark, head of the Donau Courier local editorial office in Newburgh. Hans-Peter Sander of “Koworkland” guest contributed by Ammersee Denkerhaus in Diessen.
fill the vacancy
It said creating a breeding ground for start-ups is an argument in favor of co-workers. But filling vacancies is also an idea that people in Newburgh had.
In the lecture, there was talk of third place, which is a new social space in everyday (professional) life, apart from the place of work and the place of life. One approach was that coworking spaces could be combined with village shops in the countryside and thus a new village center could develop. Financially profitable operations are one aspect, but – which has emerged from the era – also depends on the conditions concerned. For example, “Otto,” a non-profit association that may one day aim for “Black Zero,” he said. But investment also has to be made. It was said that a crowdfunding project was started in Pfaffenhofen. In Eichstätt, it was reported that the property owner participated in the investment.
diverse professional fields
In general, the difference between peers in the country and city is quite small. It is about the duration of use, which is usually longer in rural areas. The professional fields, however, are diverse: in rural and urban areas, coworking spaces are used by bankers, developers, engineers, but also by graphic designers, consultants, students and even young and retired people for their projects. is done for. People like writers and cabaret artists are also desired in Pfaffenhofen. One opinion said that peers can help strengthen the rural sector. This will encourage the youth to keep them in the field. It’s about “keeping up with the big city”, as it used to be called. DK