Press & Media


The Berkeley Startup Cluster & the City of Berkeley supports hīven

Date: September 19th, 2018
#startup #innovation #press #city

Hīven is honored to be promoted by the City of Berkeley through their Startup Cluster initiative backed by the Chamber of Commerce. You can find hīven on the City’s official list of Berkeley coworking spaces. We are proud to work with such an innovative city, and help Berkeley increase access to workspace and housing affordability.

See their newsletter here

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French Morning presents hīven to its Bay Area community!

Date: September 12th, 2018
#startup #coworking #press #community

French Morning San Francisco provides great insights and news to the French expat community around exciting things happening in San Francisco. Since our CEO and co-founder was born and raised in the country of baguettes, French Morning writes on how hīven can change the coworking status quo!

Read the article here


Hīven is the remote company spotlight in Workfrom

Date: August 21st, 2018
#remote work #network #WFH 

Workfrom featured hīven as a 100% remote company! Learn mpre about company culture and get behind the scene of how the hīven team works.

Read the article here


Oakland News Now features hīven!

Date: June 19th, 2018
#press #future of work #WFH #oakland

Check out the article here.

Important Corrections: We estimate that there’s only 1 million US digital freelancers currently addressed by the total US coworking space market (total amount of square feet available in coffee shops and coworking spaces for freelancers), out of 36 million people in need.

Thank you, Zennie Abraham, for blogging about us!

Hīven receives the Dean’s Seed Fund – Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship

Date: June 2018
#funding #entrepreneurship

A big thanks to the Berkeley Haas Business School which granted hīven with the Dean’s Seed Fund, a great push for this summer!

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First Prize for hīven at the Big Ideas contest – “Connected Communities”

Date: May 4th, 2018
#press #future of cities

Honored that hīven was awarded the first prize in the Big Ideas Competition, UC Berkeley, a six month-long innovation contest for mission-driven entrepreneurs – over 60 entries in our category “Connected Communities”, and a total of 300 applications this year.

It was an amazing adventure, all the best to the inspiring entrepreneurs we met there, building incredible social ventures, and a big thanks to the outstanding Big Ideas team

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Launch Accelerator – hīven in the 2018 cohort

Date: Spring 2018

We are thrilled to have been selected among the 24 hottest startups from the University of California network, for the Launch Accelerator program.
One  funny fact – no workplace included >>> we had to work from… Hives of course 🙂 could be part of the startup program for the next batch?

The Disruptive Innovation Festival 2017

Date: November 2017
#land uses #circular economy

When hīven was still at the conceptual stage (formerly called “OpenHouse”), Christelle was a fellow at the Foundation Ellen MacArthur, leaders on the circular economy, and made this video to explain the positive impacts of circular land uses. The DiF is an online festival of ideas focused on the circular economy.