Office Guide for Startups
Your office is your identity - the first impression of your business to attract talent, clients and partners.
It’s the place that encourages high productivity from your employees and projects your values and ambitions.
As an evolving business, you need a space that expands as your company and employees grow; a space that engages, inspires ideas, enables teamwork and builds leaders of tomorrow.
We’re addressing some pressing concerns through this guide.
1. Five questions to answer before you start your office search
2. Co-working v/s Leasing
3. Creating an experience for your employees
4. Tips to build a sustainable office
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Office requirement at different stages of a startup
Bootstrapped, self-financed, or funds borrowed from friends and family with founder(s) working together. Requirements are basic, like laptops and internet connection.
Suitable workspace: Home, self-owned space, seats in friends’ or relatives’ office
Funding from incubators, bank or government loans, angel investors, or crowdfunding. Few employees work towards establishing proof of concept. Need desks, laptops and internet connection
Suitable workspace: Co-working
Start-up formally launches a product or a service. The attention is on early customers and servicing them
Suitable workspace: Co-working, flex space, or a leased office
The focus is on growth, scaling the business and establishing offices at multiple locations
Suitable workspace: Leased or managed office for headquarters and could need regional offices in other cities
The business is mature but still growing. The focus is more on efficiency and synergies and being close to customers’ location
Suitable workspace: Headquarters with multiple floors in a building or a company campus. Bigger regional offices.
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