Platform is hiring! Community and Operations Manager

Platform Coworking is looking to add a Community Manager to the team! We operate office space for local professionals who don’t want to work from home. You will be the chief operations ninja responsible for running the offices with minimal oversight, while attaining a set of goals so we can grow, be awesome, and help…

Meet our Members: Searah Deysach

With her bright pink hair and pigtails, Platform Coworking member Searah Deysach is definitely hard to miss when she comes to work at her private office in Ravenswood. The Chicago native is the founder and owner of Early to Bed, a feminist sex shop just a stone’s throw away in Andersonville. Searah is exactly the…

Office Tech: Coworking Hacks & Productivity Tech

Coworking has become an important factor in the life of the modern professional. It makes economic sense and contributes to both productivity and collaboration. But, you can always find ways to be more effective. So, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite apps for the modern coworking professional. Have an app or hack that…

A Day In The Life Of A Coworker: Wicker Park

We count our coworking blessings daily and much of that comes down to sharing space with so many vibrant entrepreneurs and professionals. We also love the many amenities that come with coworking in awesome Chicago neighborhoods like Wicker Park and Ravenswood. So, we give you “A Day In The Life Of A Coworker,” our new…

For Rent: Wicker Park Private Office

Work and build your business in an office in the heart of Wicker Park. We have two offices available, both with huge windows facing Paulina Avenue, suitable for one- to two-person teams. Located at the corner of Milwaukee and Paulina, we are a short distance from the Blue Line El and all the restaurants, cafes,…

Craft Beer Tasting At Platform Coworking Ravenswood

Come by our Ravenswood coworking location (4422 N. Ravenswood Ave.) on Thursday, June 25th for the Platform Beer Tasting. Virginia Thomas, a certified beer expert with the Cicerone Certification Program, will be leading the tasting. We’ll be sampling the beers and Thomas will be sharing her knowledge on the patio from 5:30-6:30 p.m. A range…

Business Networking Mixer At Platform Coworking Ravenswood

Please join us on Wednesday, April 29th: we’ll be hosting a Business Networking Mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in conjunction with the Ravenswood Community Council. A wide range of local businesses and entrepreneurs will be present, along with some of our innovative and sociable coworking members. We’ll have craft beer from Begyle Brewing, wine, and pizza from…

New Trend? The Treadmill Desk

Platform Coworking Ravenswood member Zach Miller likes to “play with power tools” when he’s not working for software development company, 42 Lines, and his custom-designed and -constructed treadmill desk proves it. Miller decided to come up with a way to stay healthy and active while coworking. Hence, his creation. You know you want one! Interested? Here’s…