Today’s story will take you to Colombia, more precisely to Medellin. What’s there? An amazing coworking space that has been contributing to the local market education of coworking since they started: NOI.
Inclusivity and Diversity - Started by a family - Sustainability
If we want coworking to grow in size, we need to actively educate ourselves and the people around us about what coworking is and what its positive impact can look like on people and cities. Coworking education is something we’ve been doing since we started our own coworking journey, and this email you are currently reading now is one of the tools we use to educate our extended community on the topic. But, we are obviously not the only ones. In Medellin, a city located in Colombia, there is a coworking space that started with the intention of educating its inhabitants about a new kind of approach to coworking in the city. One that mixes sustainability, inclusivity, and impact. And while it all started from being inspired while traveling, the story quickly grew into creating a space for everyone. After all, the brand carries it in its name NOI. But let’s not say too much, keep scrolling down to discover the incredible story of NOI Co-Creative Space.
➡️ A little refresher
Who’s behind the featured space?
Manuela and Diego Granados, brother, and sister as well as co/founders of NOI.
“In 2016, my brother and I visited the campus of Facebook and other Silicon Valley startups. For those who haven't been there, it's like a small world, where you feel like you want to create all the time! When we returned home, he came up with the idea of creating our own mini world in Medellín.”
➡️ Key Figures
- Opening year: 2019
- Size when they started: 2,200 sqm
- Size today: Same
➡️ A little tour around NOI
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