Coworking spaces are a hot selling cake since the startup revolution kickstarted in the country. Based out of Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai; iKeva is a Coworking space that is proving a great choice for startups and freelancers in these cities. The venture was founded in 2013 by Monika Misra who has more than a decade of experience in hospitality and real estate industry.
Monika is passionate about brand building, sales and in delivering high-quality service to customers. Prior to iKeva, Monika was a part of senior management team at Servcorp, a premium Serviced Office provider and was an integral part of setting up and growing their business unit in India. She has also held senior management positions in boutique hotel chains, and has set-up small hospitality units in major metro cities across India. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from the University of Huddersfield (UK) in association with the Taj Group of Hotels.
The venture provides shared workspaces in form of coworking desks, enclosed cabin spaces, team offices, conference rooms and meeting rooms. Their workspaces have all modern facilities and amenities that can be required in a workspace including internet, pantry services, professionally managed reception, power backup and air conditioning to name a few.
Monika tells Knowstartup.com:
“Work hard play hard! For us, fun-at-work is not good enough, precisely why we believe in ‘work is fun’. We are a vibrant, stimulating, and open team, strongly connected with mutual respect and trust in a transparent and accountable environment.”
iKeva has a community of over 4000 members and are on an exciting spree of re-defining workspaces across India that would be the hub for energy to multiply. They have iKeva coworking spaces across Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad currently, where they have displayed their passion for offering workspace solutions to startups, freelancers, SMBs and small teams representing their large organizations. Monika believes that workplace is more than infrastructure, she believes in the power of a community and envisions the possibilities that would emerge out of simple connections.
“We love people, we love gathering and celebrating. We offer workspaces for people to thrive, gather over a community and celebrate the benefits that we share. We strive towards providing world class office space to our members complementing our tagline ‘Here you build your future’.”
iKeva also enables its community members to transfer their membership to any location where iKeva operates. This makes it easy for them to expand to more than one location. iKeva members also get access to credible facilities like HR, Legal, Finance, Marketing and more. With the current community strength of 4000+ members, the venture is in the process of launching its Mumbai location. They also have plans to spread across all the major cities in the country in near future.
In a survey done by ET, in India, 74% of the respondents said co-working spaces offer them inspiration through shared skills or experience! With soo many startups coming up each day, there are sunny days ahead for this sector.