Learn from those who've been there before with founder stories and case studies from those based at Workspace and beyond


Learn from those who've been there before with founder stories and case studies from those based at Workspace and beyond

The art of collaboration: land your dream client with Workspace

Designer Solomia Zoumaras signed a creative collaboration with her dream client. Find out how a coaching workshop sparked her success.
15 December 2020 | Back to Business

Find your perfect Workspace

Flexible, inspiring spaces for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Scale up, scale down or move across 60 locations from Waterloo to Whitechapel, we have you covered.

Workspace customer, what3words gains global recognition at Rio 2016

Westbourne Studios-based universal addressing start-up, what3words, has notched up yet another triumph on the world stage - at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
19 August 2016 | Entrepreneurs

Kimberley Langstone and Lydia Pendred from Named Models on the advantages of East London

Kimberley Langstone and Lydia Pendred founded Named Models, a modelling agency based at E1 Studios on Whitechapel High Street. They tell us about how they set up their business and working for ASOS, Kenzo, Burberry, Vivienne Westwood, Tony & Guy and others.
14 July 2016 | Entrepreneurs

6Tribes, one office

We talk to Anthony Rose, CEO and co-founder of social networking app 6Tribes, which is based at Metal Box.
08 April 2016 | Entrepreneurs

Oliver Tezcan: founder of the first online retailer dedicated to men

Oliver Tezcan is the founder of Idle Man, the first online retailer dedicated to menswear, which is based at Workspace’s Holywell Centre.
11 March 2016 | Entrepreneurs

6 UK business women we should celebrate

To celebrate International Women’s Day today, here are six trailblazing examples of female entrepreneurs championing women in business.
07 March 2016 | Entrepreneurs

LOVESPACE's Brett Akker on being a serial entrepreneur

Brett Akker, co­founder of Streetcar and now chairman of storage startup LOVESPACE, shares the lessons he’s learnt on his business journey.
22 February 2016 | Entrepreneurs

The Arch: a business taking leisure seriously

Tucked inside the Biscuit Factory in Southwark, there's a climbing wall. We talked to founder Fred Stone about how he got started and what are his plans for growth.
01 November 2015 | Entrepreneurs

Projectarthur at Club Workspace Clerkenwell

Projectarthur is a design studio based in Club Workspace Clerkenwell run by Mark Hind and Adam Wyatt. They've worked for clients large and small in music, fashion and the corporate sector.
27 October 2015 | Entrepreneurs

Startup competitions to fund your business (and take you on holiday)

We’ve compiled all the startup competitions that are looking for your talent and want to give you money… lots of it. A few are even throwing in a free holiday too. Have a look - and keep an eye on those deadlines.
10 June 2015 | Entrepreneurs

More overseas-born entrepreneurs are basing their businesses in the UK

New research into the nationalities of directors of small companies in the UK revealed that a large proportion of entrepreneurs born overseas came from a select pool of countries. These entrepreneurs have been attracted by business conditions in the UK, including pro-active steps taken by the UK government.
19 May 2015 | Entrepreneurs

Spring clean your business now

The weather might not be playing ball, but nonetheless spring is well and truly upon us. The dark times of winter will soon become little more than a dismal memory... Well, that’s the theory anyway! All of this ‘starting afresh’ creates the perfect motivation to undertake some much needed business spring cleaning; to get your house in order; and to tackle those essential tasks which are so often swept under the rug, in favour of more immediate concerns. Here's some motivation to get spring cleaning.
07 April 2015 | Entrepreneurs

Startups, IP and the law: what you need to know

You have probably heard an unsettling story doing the rounds on the internet over the past few weeks about a tiny London startup which found itself on the wrong side of a global giant, amidst allegations of intellectual property infringement. When it comes to small businesses and intellectual property, where are the lines drawn, how can we protect our work and what’s to stop any of us stumbling unwittingly into dangerous territory? Here’s a quick guide to Intellectual Property for startups and SMEs.
27 February 2015 | Entrepreneurs

Informed Funding Launch: free business advice sessions for Club members

Workspace are pleased to announce a new collaboration with Informed Funding, a new online information resource designed to help growing businesses identify the range of options they have to raise finance. We'd like to invite you to the launch of Informed Funding at our newest building Metal Box on the 26th of February. There'll also be specialist advisors from Buzzacott who will deliver three, free, advice clinics focusing on R&D tax credits, valuations and VAT.
23 February 2015 | Entrepreneurs

Choosing a Trading Vehicle for Your Business

The legal status of your business is usually a headache-inducing thought. Here’s a quick guide on how to categorise your business without the migraine.
07 October 2014 | Entrepreneurs

London tech startup SPACIOUS get £500,000 worth in seed funding

The startup Spacious, set up as part of the Entrepreneur First scheme last year at Club Workspace London Bridge, has just closed 500,000 in seed funding. They decided to seek additional capital in a round led by Spire Ventures, the VC fund set up by Faisal Butt and James Caan, and plan to use the extra capital on engineers and extending the platform. We talked to the London property tech startup founders last year about setting up their own company. Here's what they had to say.
30 September 2014 | Entrepreneurs

How to breed innovation with flexible working

Last week, measures encouraging flexible working came into effect. Realistically, this doesn’t mean you’ll be firing out emails while bungee jumping off the wing of a plane – unless you’re Richard Branson. And if you are Richard Branson, you're probably doing that already. And in space. But bosses now need to be ready to deal with many more employees asking for flexible working hours. And if you’re that employee, you need to know your rights.
08 July 2014 | Entrepreneurs