Stepping into one of London’s first coworking spaces is a sneak peak into the entire ecosystem of the city at a glance.
Innovation Warehouse started in 2010 as a coworking and incubation community for digital high-growth high-impact startup businesses in London. The idea was brought to life by a group of entrepreneurs and angel investors, in collaboration with the City of London Corporation.
Based in Smithfield, Innovation Warehouse currently has a group of around 45 startups working daily from the premises. The environment is highly energetic and enthusiastic, perfect to keep the tech community working there, upbeat. Innovation Warehouse staying true to its name, plays host to a variety of activities to support startup growth via mentoring, investment and events.
The 10,000 sq ft (930 m2) open plan office area comprises permanent and hot-desks and private offices, meeting rooms as well as a very popular events space.
Innovation Warehouse also has an angel network which invests in high growth companies which also work out of Innovation Warehouse itself. The startups are selected through a very interesting selection process as well.
The space is definitely Most suited for technology-driven companies across all sectors, who wish to take their businesses from a post-prototype stage through to commercialisation. Those growing their business will benefit from being surrounded by others of a similar mindset and ambition.