The Bangkok Startup Scene offers one of the most vibrant business ecosystems in South East Asia!
With many dubbing the City of Angels, South East Asia’s next Silicon Valley.
Many factors have contributed to this dramatic shift, from Government-backed initiatives, Thailand’s growing middle-class, affordable cost of doing business, to the city’s unparalleled lifestyle. On top of this, Bangkok’s central geographic location in SEA and its status as a global travel destination makes it an unmissable stopover for digital nomads.
This unique blend of startups and congregation of digital freelancers, has created an unprecedented demand for co-working spaces!
Here are 5 Co-Working Spaces offering unique spaces to work, network and collaborate:
1. Hubba Ekkamai
BTS/MRT: BTS Ekkamai
Address: 19 Ekkamai Soi 4, Sukumvit 63 Rd.
Opening Hours: Open every day from 9am to 8pm.
Officially the first Co-Working Space in Thailand, it is now an established and famous household name in the Bangkok Co-Working Scene. Located approximately 15-minutes’ walk from the BTS Station, it is nestled in the heart of trendy and hip Ekkamai.
Despite its status as a pioneer, the startup hub is located in a modest 2-Storey Townhouse. It offers a comfortable vibe with shared desk space on the ground floor and quiet/meeting rooms on the 2nd Floor.
Its community of members is diverse and Hubba offers one of the most vibrant startup communities in the capital. The Co-Working Hub, also hosts a variety of seminars and workshops geared towards startups in the tech and creative industries.
2. The Hive Thonglor
BTS/MRT: BTS Thonglor
Address: 46/9 Sukhumvit Soi 49
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri from 8am to 8pm.
With origins in Hong Kong where the company is already operating several spaces, The Hive located on Sukhumvit 49 (Thonglor) takes a professional and sleek approach to its service offerings. Located in a converted and modernized 5-storey shop house, it offers classy modern loft style interiors.
It offers a variety of space options to its members, notably communal spaces, meeting rooms and private offices. A big perk of choosing The Hive as a workspace is its SPA located on the 1st Floor of the building. The Hive houses a variety of members, notably freelancers and entrepreneurs.
3. Wolf Co-Working Space
BTS/MRT: BTS Surasak
Address: 32/6 Surasak Road, Silom
Opening Hours: Mon- Sat from 9 am to 8pm
Wolf Co-Working Space offers members and workspace users an ultra-trendy “Lapland” themed environment. It is conveniently located in the Silom-Sathorn business district, and is within 5-minutes’ walk from BTS Surasak.
The workspace provider, prioritized community building and productivity and has carefully designed interiors to fit a variety of functions. It currently offers numerous space options, such as shared long tables, work stations, open floor functions and dedicated common areas.
The 5-Storey Co-Working Space, is particularly vibrant and ideal for startups and entrepreneurs. Wolf Co-Working Space also organizes workshops and seminars geared toward new businesses and freelancers.
BTS/MRT: BTS Surasak
Address: 139 Pan Road, Silom
Opening Hours: Mon- Sun from 9 am to 8pm
Launchpad is an impressive Co-Working operation with a total of 880 Square meters and 100 desks of work space available to members. It is located only a short distance from BTS Surasak in the heart of Silom-Sathorn.
The operator offers a variety of memberships and workspace services from company registration, private rooms to permanent fixed-desks.
Its sizeable interiors, also mean extra facilities for its active roster of members which include a Game Room (Equipped with a Ping Pong Table and Game Consoles) and a Garden Zone to allow workspace users to relax.
5. Draft Board
BTS/MRT: BTS Chidlom
Address: 26/46-47 12A Orakarn Building Chitlom Rd.
Opening Hours: Mon- Friday from 10 am to 8pm
Draft Board takes a unique approach of catering for freelance designers or entrepreneurs in the creative industries. The Workspace is located in the chic and upmarket Chidlom neighborhood and is within walking distance of the BTS Station.
The operator offers its members numerous types of workspaces notably private rooms, fixed desks and shared desks. Some bonus facilities offered to workspace users include a Seminar/ Workshop Area, a Studio for photo shoots and a Chill Zone equipped with a Pool Table!