I can probably think of about twenty reasons why a co-working environment is better for you to grow your startup. But for now, we'll just focus on my top ten.

First off, what is Coworking?

Well, Wikipedia says:

Co-working is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity. Unlike in a typical office environment, those coworking are usually not employed by the same organization.

What are the benefits of using a co-working space for a startup?

I can probably think of about twenty reasons why a co-working environment is better for you to grow your business. But for now, we’ll just focus on my top 10 reasons. (In no particular order).

(1.) They’re low-cost, and provide the typical office amenities
(2.) Networking Events: Frequent networking events.
(3.) Educational Programming: Get some free courses to help you succeed.
(4.) Community Access: Support from local communities. Easy to be part of your community.
(5.) Flexibility:  No long term commitment. 
(6.) Greater chances for Collaboration with other Business
(7.) A place to work alone and together.
(8.) Credibility: Business address, office, conference rooms to impress clients.
(9.) You Get Creative Energy: Allows you to Increase productivity and motivation.
(10.) Make New Friends Everyday: Plus, it’s just fun. All the COOL kids are doing it. 

Now, with that said… let’s check out 9 awesome coworking space in Connecticut.

10 Awesome Co-working Space for Startups in Connecticut

Stamford Innovation Center                        (Stamford, CT)

Events: InnovationED

10 Awesome Co-working Space for Startups in Connecticut

The Grove                                                        (New Haven, CT)

Events: LaunchHaven

10 Awesome Co-working Space for Startups in Connecticut

*ColoDesk                                                            (Stamford, CT)

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10 Awesome Co-working Space for Startups in Connecticut

B:Hive                                                               (Bridgeport, CT)

Events: Calendar

10 Awesome Co-working Space for Startups in Connecticut

SonoSpaces                                                (South Norwalk, CT)

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  • Facebook: SONOspaces
  • Address: 13 North Main Street
  • Phone: 1 -(203) 838-5555
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9 Awesome Co-working Space for Startup Entrepreneurs in Connecticut

reSET                                                                  (Hartford, CT)

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10 Awesome Co-working Space for Startups in Connecticut

The Bourse                                                      (New Haven, CT)

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10 Awesome Co-working Space for Startups in Connecticut

Axis901                                                           (Manchester, CT)

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10 Awesome Co-working Space for Startups in Connecticut

Group 88                                                          (Simsbury, CT)

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  • Address: 88 Hopmeadow Street
  • Phone:  1 -(860) 658.9777
  • Email: info@group88.us

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* Incubators/Accelerators

What do you think, did I get them all? Have you ever worked in a coworking environment before? If not, would you consider trying it?Please let us know in the comment below.


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