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Christoph Fahle
January 6, 2012

Office Hours @ betahaus

Experten schauen sich dann zum Beispiel Euren Mac oder Laptop genauer an bei Problemen mit dem Drucken oder Eure Steuererklärung bei Problemen mit dem Finanzamt.

Im betahaus werden neben Workshops auch regelmäßig Sprechstunden und Beratungen zu den verschiedensten Themen angeboten. Experten schauen sich dann zum Beispiel Euren Mac oder Laptop genauer an bei Problemen mit dem Drucken oder Eure Steuererklärung bei Problemen mit dem Finanzamt. Hier seht hier welche Beratungen wir zurzeit anbieten, wann sie stattfinden und wie Ihr euch dafür anmelden könnt.

TECHNIK, DIENSTAGS 17-18 UHR, DONNERSTAGS 10-11 Uhr, BETAHAUS OFFICE, 3. OG: Der Drucker geht nicht? Internet auch nicht? Du bist mit deinem technischen Latein am Ende? Unser Admin Dominik Mauritz steht Euch jeden Dienstag und Donnerstag bei allen technischen Problemen mit Rat und Tat zur Seite. For betahaus Members only!

GRÜNDUNG & FÖRDERUNG, ALLE 2 WOCHEN, GERADE KALENDERWOCHEN, MITTWOCHS 17-20 UHR, DIALOG 3, 3.OG: Ein Startup gründen ist eine ganze Menge Arbeit. Gründercoach Thorsten Harms will es Euch leichter machen und beantwortet deswegen jeden zweiten und vierten Mittwoch im Monat alle Fragen rund um Fördermittelbeantragung, Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten, Künstlersozialkasse, Businessplanerstellung, Gründerzuschuss und Gründercoaching. Anmeldung bitte via Email an coaching@betahaus.de. Offen auch für betahaus | guests!

LAW&ORDER, ALLE 2 WOCHEN, UNGERADEN KALENDERWOCHEN, DONNERSTAGS 17-19 UHR, DIALOG 3, 3.OG: Law&Order lautet die Devise! Gerade für Freelancer und Startups können rechtliche Fehler über Erfolg und Misserfolg der eigenen Selbstständigkeit entscheiden. Jeden ersten und dritten Donnerstag im Monat erklärt Euch in-haus Anwalt  Max v.d. Ahé wie man diese Fehler am besten umgeht oder wie man aus der Misere wieder rauskommt. Für alle betahaus| member ist die Rechtsberatung gratis. Bitte meldet Euch verbindlich bei law@betahaus.de an. For betahaus| member only.

STEUERN, ALLE 2 WOCHEN, GERADE KALENDERWOCHEN, DONNERSTAGS 17-19 UHR, DIALOG 3, 3.OG: Wie komme ich um die Nachzahlung herum und was muss das Finanzamt eigentlich alles über meine Tätigkeit wissen? Jeden zweiten und vierten Donnerstag im Monat beantwortet ein gestandener Steuerberater alle Eure Fragen zum Thema Steuern und erzählt wie sowohl Ihr als auch das Finanzamt glücklich werden können. Bitte meldet Euch verbindlich bei tax@betahaus.de an. For betahaus | members only!

CODE & PROGRAMMING. EVERY 2 WEEKS; WEDNESDAYS 19-20h, DIALOG 3 Whether you need advice about your own code, advice on how to speak to your programmers and understand what they are actually doing, or help with your new web project, these guys are able to help you. Every second Wednesday from 7pm and 8pm. Please register beforehand at: antje@devolute.de!

Die Termine für die nächsten Office Hours findet Ihr in unserem Kalender.

In addition to the betahaus locations, we've formed a close relationship with some of the world's best coworking spaces. With your betahaus membership, you can work from any of our partner spaces for 1 day per month.

Coworking Spaces in Europe

Republikken // Copenhagen, Denmark // Vesterbrogade 26, 1620 København V, Denmark

Le Laptop // Paris, France // 6 Rue Arthur Rozier, 75019 Paris, France

Le Laptop - Coworking Paris

utopic_US // Madrid, Spain // Calle de la Colegiata, 9, 28012 Madrid, Spain

utopic_US - Coworking Madrid

Nest 71 // Saravejo, Bosnia & Herzegovina // Milana Preloga 12, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Nest 71 - Coworking Bosnia & Herzegovina

  

Toolbox // Milan, Italy // Via Agostino da Montefeltro, 2, 10134 Torino, Italy

Edspace // London, England // Block D, Hackney Community College, Falkirk St, London, UK

Bios // Athens, Greece // Pireos 84, Athina 104 35, Greece

 

CoWorx // Kristiansand, Norway // Markens Gate 8, 4611 Kristiansand, Norway

CRU – Loja / Cowork // Porto, Portugal // Rua do Rosário 211, 4050-524 Porto, Portugal

SPARK // Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina // Bleiburških žrtava, Mostar 88000, Bosnia & Herzegovina

StartUp Armenia Foundation // Yerevan, Armenia // 0019, 1 Marshal Baghramyan Ave, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Tøyen Startup Village // Oslo, Norway // Hagegata 23, 0653 Oslo, Norway

Tøyen Startup Village - Coworking Oslo

Smart Coworking // Prague, Czech Republic // Václavské nám. 806/62, 110 00 Nové Město, Czechia

Smart Coworking - Coworking Prague

Lighthouse // Tel Aviv, Israel // HaHaroshet 14-16 Ra'anana, Tel Aviv, Isreal

Lighthouse - Coworking Tel Aviv

Coworking Spaces in North America

Fueled // New York City, USA // 11, 568 Broadway, FL 11, New York, NY 10012, United States **Maximum 3 Days

  

Capital Factory // Austin, USA // 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701, United States

Público // Mexico City, Mexico // Puebla 403, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

Coworking Spaces in South America

Area Tres // Buenos Aires, Argentina // El Salvador: El Salvador 5218, C1414BPV CABA, Buenos Aires, Argentina // Soho: Malabia 1720, C1414DMJ CABA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Area Tres - Coworking Buenos Aires

 

HubBOG // Bogota, Colombia // Cl. 98 #18-71, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

HubBOG - Coworking Bogota

Coworking Spaces in Asia

CIT // Taipei, Taiwan // 10452, Taiwan, Taipei City, Zhongshan District, 玉門街1號

CIT - Coworking Taipe

 

Of10 // Mumbai, India // Prudential, Ground Floor, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076, India

 

Kibar // Jakarta, Indonesia // Jl. Prof. Moh. Yamin No.1, RT.7/RW.5, Menteng, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10310, Indonesia

Midori.so // Tokyo, Japan // Midori.so Nakameguro: 3 Chome-3-11 Aobadai, Meguro-ku, Tōkyō-to 153-0042, Japan // Midori.so Nagatacho: 2 Chome-5 Hirakawachō, Chiyoda-ku, Tōkyō-to 102-0093 // Midori.so2: 3 Chome-13 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tōkyō-to 107-0062, Japan

Midori.so - Coworking Tokyo

Launchgarage Innovation Hub // Manila, Philippines // Level 2, Industria Mall, Circulo Verde, Calle Industria, Bagumbayan, Quezon City, 1110 Metro Manila, Philippines

Coworking Spaces in Australia

Independent Studios // Melbourne, Australia // 39/40 Porter St, Prahran VIC 3181, Australia

Coworking Spaces in Africa

Urban Station EGYPT // Cairo, Egypt // 2 Wadi El Nil Mohandeseen, Cairo, Egypt

Urban Station EGYPT - Coworking Cairo

Nairobi Garage // Nairobi, Kenya // Nairobi Garage, The Mirage, Chiromo Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Garage - Coworking Nairobi

 

BONUS: Cowork & Relax at the Coliving Space, Coconat // Brandenburg, Germany // Klein Glien 25 14806 Bad Belzig, Germany // Get €10 off your stay

 

Toni: Currently, we’ve somehow ended up in this niche of building a lot of internal tools for startups and teams. But this is not the only thing we want to do. What I like about it is that we’re starting projects from scratch and we have full control over them. 

Martin: The first project we worked on was a tool for a large scale real estate development company. What they needed was a tool for their Sales people - to be able to mark their different spots and locations at different stages of the sales funnel. So we created a tool that helps them in this process.

Toni: And this one actually served as a starting point for the tool we’ve developed for  betahaus, which aims to allow the Sales and Management team to see which team rooms are occupied right now, which ones are free or will be occupied in a few weeks or months, so no double bookings appear. 

Alex: These two projects were more focused on real estate, let’s say, but we’ve also done more design-heavy projects like the one we did for Artique which is an online artists agency. For them, we built a whole website and an online system to present their artists starting only from their logo. It had to be very flexible, because the artists needed to be able to edit their own profiles, putting their resume, changing colours.



Toni: Honestly, we have skillsets that you don’t usually find in developers. Because we've had lives that were not just about computer science. I think to some extent this is what makes us different. 

Martin: I believe one of the reasons why people pick us over other studios is because it can be very hard working with developers. If you’re not understanding their work, if the communication is not flowing, you, as a client can feel lost. We're easy to communicate with and we’re always open to feedback and we're open to discuss anything. In the end, after all iterations, if you say we need to start the website from scratch and that you don’t like the idea, we won’t take it personally. 

Alex: Also, I think, since we all work as coding teachers, we are officially qualified to explain what coding is to people who don't code, which is actually really rare because a lot of developers, as Martin says, don't want to, or literally just don't know how to articulate what they're doing. Whereas we are trained in articulating what it is that we're doing, why it's meaningful and why it takes a certain amount of time.

Photo by Lea GK


Alex: Zimt & Mehl - the Turkish bakery around the corner. It’s just soo good.

Martin: Oh, there is this Italian restaurant called Ristorante del Arte

Tony: Oh, my God, this place is so funny. It looks like a pretty average Italian restaurant, but the whole interior design inside is just decorated in such a weird way. The entire place is covered in frescoes. They have crystal chandeliers and Easter bunnies. Some Greek columns. It has a different name on the menu, on the side and on the Internet. And it was an ex-shoe-store.

Want to get in touch with Obst Digital? Come around betahaus | Neukölln and meet them here or send them an email to contact@obst.digital !

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