A comprehensive list of co-working spaces in cape town for startups – weetracker

Coworking spaces offer amenities, networking, mentoring and an idea of nonhierarchical work distribution among other services. It then becomes the backbone of the burgeoning startup ecosystem that is on its way to change how the world perceives entrepreneurship.

Akro has two co-working spaces, one in proximity to Devil’s Peak Brewery and the more recently refurbished, workspace just off Long Street. With surrounding coffee shops, bars, and restaurants, both locations offer an amazing space, located close to the CBD. With an offering that includes unlimited internet usage and 24/7 access to a rec room with complimentary table tennis and a basketball hoop.


Users also get access to all of Akro’s Start-up workshops and seminars.

Launched in 2000, the Bandwidth Barns in Khayelitsha and Woodstock are the brainchild of Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative. They offer a multi-faceted co-working space with an emphasis on incubation for start-ups primarily in the tech industry and promoting inclusive innovation especially with endeavors in grassroots communities.

With a vision is to be the power-house of tech, innovation, and entrepreneurship in Africa, Cape Town Garage offers affordable office space, allowing companies to focus on growing their businesses. With a focus on innovation, they create the environment for young businesses to build networks, share ideas and collaborate on new projects.

Cape Town Office opened their doors to digital nomads, freelancers, remote workers and entrepreneurs in 2011. Surrounded by great eateries, countless coffee shops, bars and restaurants, Cape Town Office is perfect for start-ups and small businesses.

Linked to Inner City Ideas Cartel, Cartel House are set up on Loop Street. With strong co-working heritage, they share a similar ethos to ICIC by fostering connections and experiences that ensure that the person passing you by, maybe your next business partner, supplier, customer or even a friend.

Cube Workspace is a premium, serviced office provider with flexible offerings ranging from virtual to large office space for professionals, entrepreneurs, start-ups and established businesses. They have workspace facility at 7 locations in South Africa.

Available facilities: Free Wifi, guaranteed desk space, a business address and telephone number included, on-site IT support and for the coffeeholics an unlimited supply from the self-service station. Also on offer are boardrooms and private office suites.

The idea behind the name of CoworKite was inspired years ago during a trip to Cape Town, where the founders often travelled from Europe and Johannesburg for both work and kitesurfing. After falling in love with the Mother City, their team eventually settled permanently in Cape Town. The offices include 2 floors with dedicated, flexible desks, amenities and ready-to-go space.

The husband and wife team who manage the space have a colourful history of entrepreneurial ventures and are familiar with the growing pains of the start-up lifestyle. They are intent on addressing as many of the concerns entrepreneurs go through with this space.

Inner city Ideas Cartel encourages and inspires entrepreneurs to change how they think about work, how they work and where they work. The co-working area gives you access to communal lounges an in-house Coffee Bar, rooftops, pools, gyms, lounges and bars. They are also linked with Cartel house on Loop Street.

Keyboard Colab has a focus on Green, pet-friendly, affordable, creative, local, secure, mindful and collaborative spaces. Their mission is to empower entrepreneurs, share resources, reduce pollution, reduce traffic congestion, reduce stress, improve personal and family lifestyle, encourage collaboration, support self-employment and to connect a network of creatives.

Ideal for student work groups or start-ups that are looking for an open environment, with a view of the west coast, this workspace is an open-plan area focused on creating a formal and informal meeting and collaboration areas. Meeting Place on Long can also be rented out as office space hourly, weekly, monthly or on a fixed term contract.

Regus offers a wide variety of flexible solutions to suit the start-up, home, mobile and office workers. They offer a variety of services ranging from virtual offices and business lounges in over 10 locations in Cape Town, and 3000 locations globally. Businesses that choose to use this space are not just guaranteed the opportunity to network with other local start-ups but can tap into a global network of businesses through the Regus network.

Spaces provides an enjoyable working space for star-ups geared towards “Mobile Workers and Urban Nomads.” With a vast, growing community of members, their focus is building a network where people come together to create something greater than themselves. Spaces also has offices in Johannesburg and Durban as part of their growing network.

With a mix of members working in a diversity of disciplines, such as technology, business development, web services, architecture, design, journalism, academia, and just about anything you can put your mind to. Spin Street offers a robust local-to-global community of start-ups, entrepreneurs, innovators and digital nomads providing amazing working and meeting spaces as well as an engaging program of supporting activities.

Situated in the heart of Woodstock at the famous Woodstock Exchange, The Bureaux offers freelancers, start-ups, and SME’s the perfect space to network and with a Bureaux Directory create a mutually beneficial environment allowing every member to leverage their skills and expertise.

As more than just a creative space. The Cowork Space’s diversity of skills and positive energy will inspire you to greatness. Situated in the Howard Centre, Pinelands, within easy access to the M5, N1, and N2, means you are conveniently positioned in Cape Town

Available facilities: Long-term office space and hot desking, wi-fi, armed response security, cleaning services, kitchen facilities. It has meeting areas, tastefully furnished and maintained, a large courtyard meeting area and to top it off free parking.

Easy access to both the M3 and M5 highway as well as conveniently close to different modes of public transport, Venture Workspace provides you with flexible, fully equipped, serviced office space to rent as well as business support services.

Work & Co is on a mission to inspire and connect people who want to develop their business and express themselves through their work. It’s an accelerator, where inspiring and connecting the members to one another, to help them achieve their goal is the objective.

Available facilities Optic fibre Internet, IT support, a receptionist, full security (fingerprint readers and CCTV), printers, scanners and copiers, telephone booths, server room, fully equipped meeting rooms, Apple TV’s, as well as conference call facilities.

Operated by Open, Workshop17 is an initiative by V&A. The W17 vision is to create a space where start-ups and experienced companies, profit and non-profit, big and small, can come together to collaborate, experiment and innovate. By creating an area where a diverse community shares and build ideas, Workshop 17 aims to become part of the more significant eco-system that works to shape a powerful, prosperous Africa.