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Companies screen IPL matches to create employee bonds

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Gurugram: GoWork, Momspresso, Droom and Colive employees are unwinding at office by watching these matches and chugging beer with popcorns

Cricket has a great influence on Indians and can help employees build lifelong friendships. Considering this, many companies are screening the key matches of the ongoing IPL series in their premises to drive values, behavior and performance while engaging the talent with unlimited snacks and refreshments

To enrich internal communication and a strong rapport amongst its employees, GoWork (world’s largest co-working facility located in Gurgaon) is showcasing these matches on big screens while providing beer, nachos and popcorns to its employees. GoWork sees a convention of VCs, start-ups, and angel investors come together and cheer for their favourite team and is also organizing in-house games where employees predict which teams will  go to the finals and will be rewarded with a multi-cuisine dinner and spirits at its in-house bar, GoSocial. Women are no-way behind, another organization, Momspresso (India’s largest user generated platforms for mothers) has witnessed employees with 75% of women as its employees staying back in office lately to enjoy the game with their colleagues. Similarly, Droom (an online automobile marketplace) is organizing IPL screening for their employees in office cafeteria while giving free snacks and drinks. Colive (a technology powered network of fully managed ready-to-move in homes) is streaming the Live IPL season for their tenants in Cinema rooms of its facility in Bangalore and has also invited other IPL enthusiasts who would love to visit the facility and enjoy the match.

GoWork is World’s largest co-collaborative co-working space sprawled over 8 lakh square feet with a capacity of 12,000 seats across its two offices in Gurugram. Founded in June, 2017, GoWork is the vision evangelized by Sudeep Singh (Chief Evangelist and Co-founder.

 GoWork has raised first round of funding from a family fund Nimitaya Group as a part of its initial funding.

GoWork’s campuses have been built with an investment of INR 800 Crores. The campus, apart from being the first-of-its-kind Technology Oriented Largest Collaborative Campus in partnership with Spectra, it is also a LEED Certified Platinum rated Green Building Campus. Its interiors are aesthetically designed and decorated, keeping in mind mobility as well as efficiency. It also aims to meet the social and familial needs of its employees and plans to provide a crèche facility soon to encourage female entrepreneurs.

Its current clientele includes companies like Zomato, Paytm, FlyingFur, Impactify, Lifelong, Fixoo, etc. GoWork has several packages for its members like Day Tripper (at Rs. 350 per day), Tourist (at Rs. 3,750 for ten days), Resident (at Rs. 6,500 for a month), Citizen (an exclusive membership, at a price of Rs. 8,250), Minister (one’s personal space at a price of Rs. 10,000) and Virtual Office (at Rs. 2,500).

From dedicated 1000 seater collaborative work environs for quick and optimized teamwork to ‘meditation’ and’ frustration’ zones for those office blues, GoWork ensures that it gives significant focus to the individuals as well as the work. Other features of GoWork’s spaces are:-

  • Asia’s first Collaborative campus to have internet speeds up to 1 GHZ in partnership with Spectra
  • GoWork is a pet friendly campus and offers pet care facility for all its clients
  • Event area for more than 5000 people
  • Campus to include Café, Gym, Spa, Food Court, Frustration Zone, Brewery, Crèche, Urban sleeping pods with TVs, Gaming Zone, Basket Ball and Badminton Courts,
  • VC / Investor zone
  • Shuttle service to last mile metro station
  • 10 Minutes from the International Airport
  • Car Parking for over 500 cars at each facility
  • Enabled with productivity tools like interactive touch screens, Facebook pass, travel-desk, concierge etc.
  • Multiple ‘breakout zones’ for better productivity

GoWork’s efficient services have allowed businesses to maximize productivity while increasing operational efficiency, collaborations and impromptu networking sessions for collaborative development and reduction of capital expenditure of 10-15% by businesses. Furthermore, its frequent start-up mentoring events and sessions in the campus with global business thought leaders and mentors allow the entrepreneurs and various other stakeholders to truly develop a global perspective while retaining a uniquely Indian style of working, a rare combination that is the need of the hour for Indian start-ups to rule the global business ecosphere.

GoWork’s first facility located at 183 which is also incidentally the largest co-working space in the world with an area of 4.5 lakh square feet and a capacity to seat 7000 people. Located just a 100 meters away from it is GoWork’s second unit located at 108; with a seating capacity of 5000 people and an area of 3.5 lakh square feet, the campus is the second largest co-working space in the world.

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