10 Best & Affordable Coworking spaces in Bangalore

With one of the highest proportions of independent workers in India, it’s no wonder coworking spaces in Bangalore are becoming wildly popular amongst the city’s burgeoning entrepreneurial and freelancer scene.

In a city where individual freedom is not only respected but encouraged, there are many excellent co-working spaces offering a wide range of services and packages for start-ups, small businesses, and entrepreneurs. Here is a list of 10 of Bangalore’s best co-working spaces:

Best Coworking spaces in Bangalore

WeWork

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Events, Free parking on premise, Free Coffee, Swimming Pool.

Price: 

  • Open hotdesk – INR 7500.00
  • Dedicated desk – INR 12000.00
  • Private office – INR 18700.00

Locations: Byatarayanapura, Koramangala, Marathahalli, Bannerghatta, Mahadevpura, Old Madras Road, Domlur (Embassy Golf Links), Church Street, Hebbal (RMZ Latitude), Devarabisanahalli, Infantry Road

The multinational co-working company, known as a haven for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small businesses, has multiple community-focused locations in Bangalore. There’s a broad range of features at all locations including high-speed internet, conference rooms, and communal lounge areas.

Aimed at fostering interaction and growth, WeWork Bangalore also organizes social events throughout the month that allow clients to meet with other like-minded professionals and potential colleagues.

91 Springboard

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Standing Desks, Kitchen, Free Coffee, Heating, Freebies from Amazon Web Services, Hubspot, FreshDesk, etc.

Price: 

  • Open hotdesk – INR 6700.00
  • Dedicated desk – INR 8400.00
  • Private office – INR 9400.00

Locations: MG Road, Indiranagar, Koramangala, Mahadevpura, JP Nagar

91 Springboard has become the heart of the Bangaluru startup community, helping startups grow and focus on what’s important, by providing a productive workplace with an international network.

This stunning coworking space in Bangalore offers several different rental packages that range from individual hot desks in shared spaces to larger, private offices that are accessible for 24/7. 91 Springboard prizes flexibility and allows clients to renew (or terminate) their rental contracts on a monthly basis.

BHive

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Standing Desks, Kitchen, Free Coffee, Events

Price: 

  • Open hotdesk – INR 7000.00 onwards
  • Dedicated desk – Not disclosed
  • Private office – Not disclosed
  • Daily Pass – INR 424.00 onwards

Locations: MG Road, Koramangala, HSR Layout

Decorated in a modern with an industrial-chic setting, packed with creatives and startups, BHive is great for collaboration and being integrated with other budding professionals in the light-soaked space.

There’s also a wide variety of workshops in BHive when the workday hit a lull.  As a member, you’ll have access to shared meeting rooms, high-speed internet, security, kitchen facilities, and 24/7 access with close proximity to great restaurants and eateries.

Cowrks

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Standing Desks, Kitchen, Free Coffee, Events. Private studios and private suites, Beanbags, Swimming Pool, Outdoor Terrace,

Price: 

  • Open hotdesk – INR 10,999.00 onwards
  • Dedicated desk – INR 12,999.00 onwards
  • Private office – Not disclosed
  • Daily Pass – INR 699.00 onwards

Locations: Whitefield, Koramangala, Residency Road, Ecoworld, Indiranagar, Yehlanka, Ulsoor.

Cowrks is a dynamic space that encourages innovation and collaboration. This space provides the right toolset, knowledge and social environment to improve your business in the best way possible.

Cowrks offer affordable fixed desk rental options, which include high-speed internet, a shared kitchen, lockers, boardroom access, meeting tables, swimming pool and bike storage.

Innov8 Coworking

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Standing Desks, Kitchen, Free Coffee, Events, Green lawn, Two open terraces, Nap rooms, Eccentric artwork, Pool, Foosball table

Price: 

  • Open hotdesk – INR 7500.00
  • Dedicated desk – INR 9999.00
  • Private office – INR 12999.00 onwards

Location: Koramangala

Innov8 Coworking is a cozy creative coworking space in Bangalore where many freelancers, web developers, marketing specialists, and web developers have found their second home. It offers monthly membership options ranging from shared desks to premium private suites in an open-plan environment.

Innov8 is a community-oriented space situated in the heart of the city. It offers super-fast uncapped internet, and access to common areas, nap rooms, and meeting rooms, with plenty of opportunities to socialize and network.

Kafnu

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Standing Desks, Kitchen, Free Coffee and Tea, Events, Community Lunches, Drinks, Community App, Swimming Pool, Wheelchair Accessibility, Ergonomic Chairs, Beanbags, etc

Price: 

  • Open hotdesk – INR 11666.00
  • Private office – INR 25000.00 onwards

Location: Residency Road

With memberships suited to all needs, meeting facilities, and a very flexible mentality, Kafnu offers a vibrant space for entrepreneurs with a motto to encourage creativity through plenty of space and freedom.

Kafnu is a serious and versatile workspace that offers high-speed internet, 24/7 access, complimentary coffee and use of the kitchenette, ergonomically furnished work areas plus a swimming pool.

Awfis

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Standing Desks, Kitchen, Free Coffee and Tea, Events, Sound Recording Equipment, Video Recording Equipment, Free parking on premise, Wheelchair Accessibility, Outdoor Terrace.

Price: 

  • Open hotdesk – INR 5000.00 onwards
  • Dedicated desk – INR 11000.00 onwards
  • Private office – INR 52000.00 for four people
  • Daily Pass – INR 300.00 onwards

Locations: Whitefield,  Residency Road, Hosur, Indiranagar, St Marks Road, Outer Ring Road, MG Road.

Awfis is a creative and community-based workspace housing talented and ambitious freelancers, startups and enterprises in the heart of Bangaluru. With meeting rooms, workshops, multiple decks, and chairs, and a place to eat, Awfis is the perfect fit for co-workers who want to interact, work hard, and have nice conversations with fellow colleagues.

Awfis offers a vibrant, creative and collaborative environment of ultimate comfort and style where like-minded professionals can share and prosper, and many ways to relax and de-stress the mind.

Indiqube

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Standing Desks, Kitchen, Free Coffee and Tea, Events, Table Football / Foosball, Ergonomic Chairs, Heating.

Price: 

  • Dedicated desk – INR 6500.00 onwards

Locations: HSR Layout, Varthur Hobli Outer Ring Road, Hosur, HAL, Kadubeesanahalli, Bellandur.

Indiqube is a trendy base for a wide array of entrepreneurs, freelancers, start-ups and small businesses in a spacious and supportive environment. Members have access to office facilities including ergomatic chairs and a fantastic range of benefits.

With its beautiful design, full-service environment, flexible working hours and packed social agenda, Indiqube offers the best coworking spaces in Bangalore. Not to mention a fully-equipped event space and fully adaptable meeting rooms.

Workafella

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Standing Desks, Kitchen, Free Coffee and Tea, Events, community Lunches, Mentorship Programs, Pitching events, Free parking on premise, Wheelchair Accessibility, Outdoor Terrace,

Price: 

  • Open hotdesk – INR 10000.00 onwards
  • Dedicated desk –N/A
  • Private office – INR 10000.00 onwards
  • Daily Pass – INR 550.00 onwards

Location: Infantry Road

Based on five core values: collaboration, community, openness, comfort, and accessibility, Workafella embodies what co-working is all about. It offers meeting rooms, conference rooms, terrace, kitchen and places to develop creatively.

Workafella’s sleek and boasting room-scape offers some much-needed air in the workplace.  It has a top-notch location in Bangalore and provides 24/7 access to office space, printing/scanning services, super-fast wifi and a warm community of like-minded startups and small companies that help each other grow.

Workshaala

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Amenities: Work Desk,  Lounge / Chill-out Area, High-Speed WiFi, Air Conditioning, Standing Desks, Kitchen, Free Coffee and Tea, Events, Personal Lockers.

Price: 

  • Dedicated desk – INR 4000.00 onwards
  • Daily Pass – INR 365.00

Location: Banaswadi, Bellandur, Koramangala, HSR Layout

Workshaala offers beautiful spaces equipped with everything you need and more to ensure productivity and innovation. Members receive high-speed internet access for clients, meetings and boardrooms, kitchen facilities, and access to events.

With a range of monthly memberships and daily passes for guests, coupled with its prime locations in Bangaluru and close to world-class restaurants, shops, and hotels, Workshaala is a highly recommended option.

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15 Indian Startups to Watch in 2019 | Startups in India

In the last two years, the number and quality of startups in India have dramatically increased.

In fact, you may be surprised to learn that India currently has 26 unicorns.  You may also be harried to find as many tech-savvy people who are enthusiastic about thinking outside the box, dreaming big, and disrupting the status quo as in India.

India continues to produce an impressive number of highly successful startups. We’ve selected 15 Indian startups across different sectors and in different stages of development and financing, all worth following in 2019.

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Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka

Industry: Apps, Communities, Internet, Loyalty Programs

Founded Year: 2018

Total Funding Amount: $55.5M+

Founder: Kunal Shah

CRED is a mobile app startup that rewards users with vouchers/coupons for paying on-time credit card payments. This is a members-only app that also has options to track your expenses, notify due dates, etc.

Kunal Shah — The founder of Freecharge which was acquired by Snapdeal for about $400 million, created CRED that rewards creditworthy individuals.  Any transaction made through CRED  earns you cred-coins which can be redeemed on your favorite brands later.

INDwealth

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Headquarters: Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Industry: FinTech

Founded Year: 2018

Total Funding Amount: ₹2.2B+

Founder: Amrita Sirohia, Ashish Kashyap, Pratiksha Dake, Varun Bhatia

INDWealth is a full stack wealth-technology portal that manages personal finance and wealth for high-net-worth individuals (HNIs) leveraging machine learning and AI.

Founder of ibibo Group, Ashish Kashyap created INDwealth to provide a financial future for the family and recommended steps to increase their returns and increase their future wealth. It also offers services like taxation, lending, savings, and management of the investment portfolio.

BharatPe

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Headquarters: New Delhi, Delhi

Industry: Apps, FinTech, Payments, QR Codes

Founded Year: 2018

Total Funding Amount: $92.5M+

Founder:  Ashneer Grover, Shashvat Nakrani

BharatPe is a B2B payments company which offers QR Code for offline merchants to accept payments from any UPI and start receiving the funds immediately in their bank account.

Recently, BharatPe has also announced short term credit options for merchants.

Pristyn Care

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Headquarters: Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Industry: Health Care, Internet

Founded Year: Jul 2018

Total Funding Amount: $4M+

Founder: Harsimarbir (Harsh) Singh

Pristyn Care is Series A Sequoia funded Health Care Startup that is transforming Day Care Procedures by leveraging technology, and a set of simple yet powerful processes and operations.

Founded by Ex-Consultant Surgeons, Pristyn Care has also been accredited as a Centre for Excellence in the field of Proctology.

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Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Industry: Gaming, Sports

Founded Year: 2018

Total Funding Amount: $40.5M+

Founder: Sai Srinivas Kiran G, Shubham Malhotra

Mobile Premier League (MPL) is a Sequoia-funded mobile gaming platform for mobile gamers, focused on gaming genres like arcade, skill-based/puzzle, adventure games, sports, and others.

Co-founded by ex-Zynga executive Sai Srinivas Kiran, and Shubh Malhotra, MPL claims to have over 25 million registered signups across both Android and iOS. This is the fastest-growing esport platform having nicked up one crore user in 7-8 months.

 

Ola Electric

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Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Industry: Automotive, Electric Vehicle, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales

Founded Year: May 26, 2017

Total Funding Amount: $306.3M+

Founder: Anand Shah, Ankit Jain

Ola Electric Mobility (OEM), a company backed by Ola, is a company that leases electric cars. It is currently running several pilot programs like charging solutions, battery swapping stations and electric vehicles in two, three and four wheeler segments to make electric mobility convenient, dependable, and affordable.

With new funding from SoftBank, Ola Electric Mobility became a unicorn in two years. In 2018, Ola announced Minh Electric to lift 10 lakh electric vehicles on Indian roads by 2021.

mfine

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Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Industry: Health Care, Hospital

Founded Year: 2017

Total Funding Amount: $27.4M+

Founder: Ajit Narayanan, Ashutosh Lawania, Prasad Kompalli

mfine is a hospital & health care-startup that brings in instant and continuous connectivity with top doctors of the best hospitals.

They use cutting edge technology and partnerships with the best in class hospitals/clinics to keep track of your health parameters and keep all your health data in your control and easily accessible.

GlowRoad

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Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Industry: E-Commerce, Retail, Social Shopping

Founded Year: Jun 2017

Total Funding Amount: $24.3M+

Founder: Kunal Sinha, Nilesh Padariya, Nitesh Pant, Shekhar Sahu, Sonal Verma

GlowRoad is a social selling platform for women, especially housewives. It operates an e-commerce marketplace that connects resellers directly with raw material suppliers while facilitating business from the ease of their own homes and networks.

In essence, GlowRoad also facilitates trade for individual sellers and small businesses with customers.

Acko General Insurance

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Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Industry: Financial Services, Insurance, Private Social Networking

Founded Year: 2017

Total Funding Amount: $107M+

Founder: Varun Dua

New-age digital insurance company, Acko General Insurance, redefines insurance for consumers. This platform also provides personalized products after measuring customer behavior using data analytics.

Having raised $65M in Series C, Acko aims to transform insurance through technology and data based underwriting and a unique customer-centric approach.

OKCredit

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Headquarters: Faridabad, Haryana, India

Industry: Finance, Financial Exchanges, Financial Services, FinTech, Personal Finance

Founded Year: Apr 2017

Total Funding Amount: $17.2M+

Founder: Aditya Prasad, Gaurav Kumar, Harsh Pokharna

OkCredit is a cloud-based digital application provider that simplifies credit account management for micro-merchants and their customers. This platform connects small business owners, suppliers, and customers and enables them to record credit and payment transactions.

After raising Series A, OkCredit aims to help India’s business-to-consumer and business-to-business micro merchants to get organized and be efficient.

Bolo App

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Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Industry: Apps, Video

Founded Year: 2018

Total Funding Amount: ₹30M

Founder: Nishant Chandra, Siddharth Maheshwari

Bengaluru-based Indian language knowledge-sharing community and video-based Q&A platform, Bolo App, allows users to ask and answer questions in Hindi. Additionally, users can directly video call with specialists on the portal for a small fee to get extremely personalized solutions to their queries.

Bolo App is currently available in the Hindi language. It aims to enable knowledge sharing among Indians to come online for the first time in a format they prefer and the language that they’re comfortable with.

Fresho

 

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Headquarters: Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Industry: Agriculture, Food and Beverage, Travel

Founded Year: 2018

Total Funding Amount: $3M

Founder: Ankit Nigam, HUW BIRRELL, James Andronis

Fresho’s cloud-based software platform allows food distributors, wholesalers and processors to automate their ordering, invoicing and warehouse management to improve efficiency.  This platform allows cooks to use their mobile or desktop devices to choose exact quantities for their needs, much like an online shopping experience.

It offers a simple one-touch solution to ordering, invoicing, payments, reporting, warehouse management, and product pricing.

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Headquarters: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Industry: Banking, Billing, Finance, Financial Services, Payments

Founded Year: 2017

Total Funding Amount: $37.4M

Founder: Anish Achuthan

Open is an online platform for banking and intercompany settlement. It offers digital banking services for startups and small and medium enterprises that offer nearly all the features of the bank with extra tools to serve the needs of a business.

Their programming interface portal lets financial institutions integrate banking and payments into their applications and accounting systems.

FreshVnF

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Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Industry: Agriculture and AgTech

Founded Year: 2018

Total Funding Amount: ₹140M

Founder: Aashish Krishnatre, Sumit Rai, Vikas Dosala

FreshVnF is an online agriculture machine learning (ML) driven technology platform that uses data to pick the finest produce from the best partners. It helps in optimizing the supply chain for hotels, restaurants, cafes, and retail with a data-driven inventory and replenishment platform

It creates market linkages for farmers by streamlining the supply chain and bringing efficiency and transparency to the entire value chain.

 

Finwego

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Headquarters: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Industry: Credit, Education, FinTech

Founded Year: 2018

Total Funding Amount: $1.7M

Founder: Pavee Ramanisankar, Shiv Vadivelalagan

Education lender, Finwego offers personal loans to school teachers and education loans to parents/students. It specializes in lending across the school ecosystem

Currently operational in Tamil Nadu, Finwego also plans to apply for an NBFC license and will soon expand to other parts of the country.

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