Where is Campus?
Campus is located in the heart of Shoreditch, on 4-5 Bonhill Street (check it out on this Map) . It’s equidistant to Old Street and Moorgate tube stops and is right in the Shoreditch/Old Street tech startup cluster - or ‘Silicon Roundabout’!
What are the Campus opening hours?
The Campus reception and lower ground floor Cafe is open from 9a.m. till 5.30pm.
What sort of events will be held at Campus?
Campus hosts a wide variety of startup and entrepreneurship-related events such as TechTalks, the Google Speaker Series and Google Office Hours. Some other examples include Startup Weekend London, Seedhack, GeekGirl Meetup, etc.
Who are our partners at Campus?
Campus operates on an ‘open source’ model by collaborating with local partners. So far, we’ve partnered with Seedcamp, Techhub and Central Working. We are also hosting Springboard for their 13 week program, as well as Startup Weekend Europe and COADEC (the Coalition for a Digital Economy).
Who will be based there?
Mainly startups! The lower ground floor (Cafe area) is a non-dedicated co-working space for registered users of Campus. The cafe has a great buzz and every day it’s filling up with more and more members of the startup ecosystem: entrepreneurs, developers, designers, investors, lawyers, accountants... the TechHub floors (1-2) are filled with startups. On the third floor we are hosting Springboard (an incubator) for their 13 week program, and on the 4th floor we have Seedcamp, one of the largest accelerators in Europe, with drop in space for Seedcamp startups, as well as Startup Weekend London and NACUE.
How much does it cost to rent a desk at Campus?
TechHub are renting desks to startups and you can find their prices here: pricing schedule
How does the selection process for startups work?
At the moment, startups that apply for dedicated co-working space are selected by TechHub according to their admission criteria. In general, TechHub selects product-driven residents, that are actively working on a tech startup.
How does the space at Campus work?
We have dedicated and non-dedicated working space. The Cafe area, operated by our partner Central Working, is free to registered users of Campus. Startups can rent a desk from TechHub (click here for the application form) either on a month-to-month basis, or through an annual membership.
In addition, we have two main event rooms - an auditorium that can fit 135 people, and a smaller room for 70 people. Both have AV equipment. Event organizers can apply to throw their events on Campus through the website (Click here for the events page)
Why did Google create Campus?
Google began life as a startup in a garage in California. Campus allows us to help entrepreneurs grow and find success in a better garage. Our success will be measured by the success of the startups who use Campus.
Campus allows UK technology startups to meet at a central point and create a real sense of community. The aim of Campus is to be a centre for mentoring and inspirational speaker series with a programme of events that help all entrepreneurs to realise their ambitions.
Why should I register or sign in at Campus?
Register online with Campus and you automatically join the Campus community. You can work for free in the Cafe and access fast free wi-fi. Once you're logged in online, you can view other members - and as you're rubbing shoulders with some of the brightest start-ups, it's a great networking opportunity.
Who can sign in?
We invite entrepreneurs, professionals and members of the startup community to create a profile on Campus and get access to the Central Working Cafe, where you can meet fellow Campus community members.
What's the code I need to use?
Once you've registered online, you'll receive a unique code. Remember to keep this safe so you can log in to the Cafe at Campus.
Who can use the Cafe?
Anyone who's registered online with Campus is free to use the Cafe.