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Lviv can be found on the 63th position on the ranking list of the best and most convenient places for work as a company or freelancer and best in all Ukraine from the Nomadlist. In total, the number of European cities which are in the top-60 is less than a third.
We have prepared the list of the best five coworking spaces of Lviv, stated their advantages and disadvantages, as well as some points why you will be comfortable to work there as a foreigner or a simple office or workspace resident.
iHUB Coworking Space
Fixed workplace – 2199 UAH per month
Team workplace – 2399 UAH per month
Location – Zamknena 9, Lviv (door lock 270)
Working hours – 24/7
Manager’s working hours – Mon-Fri, 9 am – 6 pm
Manager’s contact telephone number – 050 430 02 62
Email – email@example.com
iHub – provides startups with all of the necessary education and skills, mentoring support, investment attraction and high-quality infrastructure so that teams could focus on building their own business and have everything they need to succeed. iHUB is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway, the operator of the iHUB project is the Seed Forum NPO.
Advantages: proximity to the city center and major transport connections (train and bus station in 20 minutes on foot), weekly events (about startups, IT management, UI/UX design, variety of meetups, including Pivorak, free legal support for IT from Axon Partners, stable high-speed Internet.
Disadvantages: high load, free space is hard to find, moderate-high price due to its location in the area of the city center.
ITEA Hub Coworking Space
1 hour – 60 UAH
1 day – 200 UAH
1 month – 1700 UAH (unfixed workplace), 2200 (fixed workplace), 2600 (private room)
Location – Heroiv UPA 80, Lviv
Working hours – 24/7
Manager’s working hours – 9 am – 6 pm
Contact telephone number – 094 993 60 32
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
ITEA Hub – a place for work, studies, and communication. Here you will find an incredible amount of ideas for inspiration and realization of your potential. The ITEA HUB opens its door to productive coworking, educational and cognitive activities: workshops, lectures on IT and business topics.
Advantages: IT Education courses with special conditions for its residents, ergonomic furniture, constant flow of events, including Fuckup Nights, 2 free events per month, the opportunity to bring a guest once per week for free, print of 20 pages per day, proximity to the airport and railway station (up to 20 minutes by car or by public transport).
Disadvantages: location – the distance from the city center is about an hour on foot, transport connection is not directly near the coworking space, to go to the center or to the remote areas you need to walk to the bus stop for 15 min first,moderate-high price due to its location, high prices for attending additional events.
Coworking space Communa
1 hour – 56 UAH
Next hours – 32 UAH
1 day – 350 UAH
1 month – 1900 UAH (unfixed workplace), 2100/2500 (fixed workplace)
Location: Kol`berha 3a / Torfiana 21, Lviv
Kol`berha 3a – Mon-Fri 9am – 9pm, Sat-Sun 10am – 8pm
Torfiana 21 – 24/7
Contact telephone number – 097-790-04-74 (Kol`berha 3a), 068-179-91-91 (Torfiana 21)
COMMUNA – space where everything is included. Coworking has installed computers and a high-speed wired and wireless Internet. There are also plenty of “bunches” to relax like a kicker, board games, and more.
Advantages: 2 locations, extremely low prices for work, especially short-termed, close to markets and transport interchanges, wired Internet.
Disadvantages: no round-the-clock schedule of one location, no possibility to rent a private room, not close to city-center.
Lounge zone – 2500 UAH / 100$ per month (unfixed workplace)
Open space – 4250 UAH / 170$ per month (fixed workplace)
Private office – from 5000 UAH / 200$
Location – Kulparkivska 200a
Working hours – 24/7
Contact telephone number – +380 67 690 59 66
Email – email@example.com
Platforma – a space for work, ideas and creativity with combination of comfort and design which turns into an ideal working atmosphere. Coworking offer services to help businesses grow faster and create a community of successful people.
Advantages: coworking is in a new building with a modern interior, several food establishments and a bank. There is also a supermarket and bus stops nearby. Coworking has a large area, many separate rooms, a conference room, 2 large kitchens, a summer terrace and a play area.
Disadvantages: quite far from the city center (over an hour on foot), location near a high traffic road and close to a residential area.
Startup Depot Coworking Space and Business Incubator
Freelancer – 1075 UAH / 43$ per month (openspace)
Company – 1875 UAH / 75$ per month (private room)
Startup – price negotiable
Location – Vesnyana str. 4, Lviv (lateral street from Zamarstynivska-Lipinsky)
Working hours – 24/7
Contact telephone number – +38 (096) 832 44 60
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Startup Depot – a unique combination of coworking and business incubator, which aims to connect people from different industries and startup community for the sake of their synergy into new ideas and projects. As an incubator, the main task is to build the ecosystems of product makers and promote the city as a technological hub.
Advantages: the only coworking and business incubator, which is an IT Arena co-organizer – the largest technology conference in Eastern Europe for more than two thousand participants, the curator of the startup-track? which include startup-alley, startup-stage, startup-competition where the prize fund is 100 000$.
What is more interesting, Startup Depot organizes its own product training curriculum, senior management marketing programs and free startup school for startup-beginners and future IT entrepreneurs. These courses, in particular, are designed for the residents in order to deepen their skills in these areas.
Product School is a practical course that will teach you how to create IT products: solving customer problems; working in a team; the processes of developing and launching the product on the market.
The audience of the project – startups founders, product managers with more than one year experience, heads of business, technical and design departments.
DMS is a digital marketing school for IT industry professionals. The program is designed to study and formulate a marketing strategy, work on analytics and work with related tools.
The audience of the project – marketers from a product or outsourcing IT companies, startups CEOs and founders. More than one year experience required.
Startup School University Edition – a two-month free program for startup beginners. Throughout the school, all participants will be able to work on their startups and go through all the training stages together with lecturers from different fields and form their business model.
Disadvantages: far away from the city center (20 minutes on foot), the building is being redesigned and repairs are being done, long time to arrive at the main railway station or airport.
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