The advantage of co-working spaces in New York City

(written by lawrence krubner, however indented passages are often quotes). You can contact lawrence at:

Fred Wilson has a nice write up about coworking spaces in NYC:

The main benefits of this kind of setup are comraderie (small startups can be lonely), knowledge sharing, high energy, culture, and cost sharing. I have heard so many stories of software developers walking to the other side of the office to talk to software developers working for another company to talk about a thorny tech issue. That same thing can happen in finance, legal, bus dev, marketing, product management, really all parts of the business. You can get some of the benefits of scale without being at scale.

I orginally saw this on Hacker News.