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Christelle is a French engineer, city planner, and co-founder of Hiven, a home-based coworking community which allows local professionals to work from a variety of conducive living rooms,
revitalize the local economy, support local businesses, and build community.
We connected when I entered a Hiven as a guest during its first iteration (when it used to be called OpenHouse). It was a super casual and easy way to connect with not only Christelle but a couple other entrepreneurs from the Berkeley ecosystem, including one of the directors at LAUNCH accelerator.
I sincerely cannot wait for the day I'm able to work from home from anywhere in the world on a whim through the magic of Hiven. This is truly the modern digital nomad's dream come true.
In this episode we talk about:
Christelle's journey from being trained as an engineer at Ecole Polytechnique in France, as a city planner at UC Berkeley, then cofounding Hiven.
Why Hiven will lead to more interconnected local communities.
How the world's increasingly digital workforce is leading to more digital communication but also physical isolation.
Just how easily someone can get set up as a host on Hiven and build their own local communities!
Visit www.hiven.me to learn more about Hiven, and become a host or guest to other Bay Area remote workers and entrepreneurs as soon as today!
Excerpt from the Website:
At hīven, we are passionate about making cities more affordable for local residents and more flexible for local workers.
For the hundreds of millions of freelancers and entrepreneurs out there: forget noisy coffee shops, long commute, a boring desk, or feeling isolated alone at home.
Hīven creates the future of work with you, by building the largest network of home-based coworking communities. Every home, every co-worker, every day are unique.