Italians are famous for their Dolce far niente, but when it comes to young entrepreneurs, you will find them roaming the busy streets of Rome on the hunt for new business opportunities. The comfort and convenience of services, its affordability and above all the ability to create a network of professional relationships, has helped Rome build a stimulating atmosphere for the freelance entrepreneurs, hosted by state of the art co-working spaces. Below you’ll find 10 of the coolest co-working places in Rome:
Cowo360 – At Cowo360 you can rent a desk or work station by day or month, but if you are stopping in Rome just for several hours, they have a WI-FI cafe where you can rent a desk by the hour. There are also shared spaces for relaxation, kitchen with an espresso machine and meeting rooms. Host of regular meet-ups, training courses and seminars related to technology, start-ups and business. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €139 to €236.
Anticafe – It is Anticafe’s cafe first opening in Italy. Opened in 2014 and closer to the concept of an internet café, Anticafé is a cheerful bar/office space where clients pay by the hour and in return receive unlimited WiFi, coffee, cold drinks and pastries as well as use of the printer, books and supplies. 56 places are available over 100 m² along with a meeting room and event venue. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €75 to €220.
Famo Cose – With a name literally meaning ‘do stuff’ in Italian, FAMO COSE is a ‘makerspace’ which fosters experimentation, creation and innovation. Known for its matching interior: industrial style open plan area with high lofty ceilings and various digital and traditional tools as well as equipment such as 3D printers, a woodworking lab, dark room, laser cutter etc for all Rome’s DIYers to thrive in. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €150 to €280.
Coster – Coaster is the first co-working space in Italy to offer not only physical workspaces but also work opportunities to its co-workers, in a sort of business matchmaking. Managers give co-workers, either alone or in teams, the chance to become a part of projects commissioned by their own clients, aiming to create meaningful and productive collaborations. The space includes a “coffice,” with coffee and pastries along with everything else you’d find in a traditional office. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €180 to €280.
Corte – With an architecture and design orientation, Corte connects together professionals in creative arts for shared projects and ideas. The aim of Corte is to create a hybrid agency where there would be a continuous acceleration of business potential and therefore members are selected based on CV and skills. The space offers different levels of membership, from fixed desks to daily rates, which also allow entrance into the community and access to workshops and events. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €125 to €250.
Impact hub – The Hub Roma is a creatively designed, functional and environmentally friendly co-working space. Aside from renting desk space in the open-plan office, it also serves as a business accelerator and an incubator for startups. As part of the global Impact hub movement, it offers its members a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration, and collaboration opportunities to grow impact. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €75 to €225.
Talent Garden Roma – Talent garden is a growing network of co-working spaces with 18 campuses in Europe and over 400 companies growing inside. With 2 locations in Rome, Talent garden Rome provides creative, dynamic and engaging environment for startups, agencies and digital professionals in a co-working space open 24/7, along with business incubation services, training programs and many events. Cost: Monthly full-time packages vary from €250 to €300.
Arco – Centrally located, Arco offers fresh, modern shared offices with a pretty interior courtyard where residents can relax, discuss ideas and form collaborations. Equipped with all necessities of a traditional office, bar, kitchen and a meeting room for private use. Cozy environment, interesting people and possibility for growth. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €70 to €220.
Bside – BSide is a true representative of the idea of smart working. A mix between a co-working and a business center spread over cozy two levels. It provides 24/7 access to shared workspace and private meeting rooms, equipped with the latest technology, access to a supportive community of like-minded entrepreneurs, events, workshops. Available nomad and resident membership packages. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €190 to €400.
Urban factory – The co-working space is open to all sorts of creatives with a wide variety of tools, equipment, resources and work space. 250 m² of shared office is distributed over three floors of open work space, meeting rooms, dedicated desks, and most importantly, a community of fellow thinkers, and change makers. Offers training courses in web development, marketing and graphic design.
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