Be more productive and Earn money
as a Hīven host

Have an empty living room during the day? Work alone from home? Join dozens of hosts from your neighborhood sharing their living room with local coworkers during the day.

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Leverage your underutilized living room

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EXTRA MONEY

 

Share your empty living room and earn meaningful additional income – from 10% to 60% of your rent. It’s free to sign up and list your Hive. No waste of time or energy.

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COWORKERS

 

Get the best of both worlds. Productive as an office, peaceful as your home. Feel more focused and less isolated by hosting coworkers in your work nest.

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NETWORK

 

Expand your professional network without effort. Connect with interesting local professionals, access the hīven social mixers, promote your own business.

How hosting works

List your Hive for free

List your availabilities, amenities, introduce yourself to your future coworkers, and you are ready to go! Get a professional picture session on us!

Greet your coworkers

From 2 hours to the entire day, get notified at least 2 hours in advance when members book at your Hive. Your guests receive your contact and access information. You can message them and check their LinkedIn profile!

Get Paid Monthly

Your monthly payout is directly deposited to your account through Stripe, based on the total number of hours booked at your Hive plus some special rewards, less our 15% service fee.  Check the base rate per hour per guest and potential rewards below (subject to changes depending on locations).

We build for trust

Verified Members

Hīven members are accepted on the platform after identity and background checks.

LinkedIn Connect

See what your coworkers and hosts are working on! Expand your professional network in a much more personal and meaningful way.

You’re in control

You are in full control of which days, hours, spaces and amenities you would like to share with your coworkers. Add specific rules for use of your Hive in your “Host Policy”.

Reviews & Ratings

Guests may write some public reviews and rate their coworking experience at your Hive. You can also write yourself some reviews on the coworkers you host.

We are here every step of the way

Our team is here to help you, anytime you need, we’re open everyday.
We are committed to creating the best coworking experience adapted to you and your home.

Common Questions

Who can host on hīven?

Local residents only! Hīven is a local service for communities to share resources in their own neighborhood. Hīven hosts are folks working from home or looking to make their home more affordable.

How much do I get paid?

Hosts get a monthly revenue from bookings, less 15% of our service fee, plus potential rewards. The host’s monthly revenue from bookings is the total number of hours booked at a Hive times the booking base rate of the Hive (subject to location and type as indicated below). On the top of bookings, the host can provide add-ons (printer, meeting room, breakfast,…) which is a great way to boost your hīven revenue.

The base rate $ per hour booked per guest depends on the type of Hive and its location, it is subject to updates. The type of Hive varies depending on its size, type and quality.

As of Sept 25th 2018

EAST BAY BOOKING BASE RATE

  • Guaranteed: $100 the first month if 3 days available weekly (8 hours per day)
  • Host monthly payout: from $100 to $1,200 (bookings only)
    1 day/week with 3 spots booked = $134 / mth
    3 days/week with 3 spots booked = $403 / mth
    5 days/week with 4 spots booked = $896 / mth
    5 days/week with 6 spots booked = $1,344 /mth
    Hourly base rate: $1.40 per hour per guest

SAN FRANCISCO BOOKING BASE RATE

  • Guaranteed: $100 the first month if 3 days available weekly
  • Host monthly payout: from $200 to $2,000 (bookings only)
    1 day/week with 3 spots booked = $230 / mth
    3 days/week with 3 spots booked = $691 / mth
    5 days/week with 4 spots booked = $1,306 / mth
    5 days/week with 6 spots booked = $1,958 /mth
    Hourly base rate: $2.40 per hour per guest

The host monthly payout (for bookings only) depends on the availabilities, capacity and popularity of their Hive. This excludes the additional bonuses indicated below, the extra revenue through add-ons, and the service fee.

REWARDS

  • Availabilities: +$10 per week
    The Hive is made available at least 3 different days with 8 hours per day
  • The Most Active Host of the Month: + 1 VIP prize
    Get the highest number of hours booked in one month
  • The Most Referrals of the Month: + 1 VIP prize
    Provide the highest number of referrals as a hīven member in one month

REFERRALS

  • +$6 per guest starting a trial
  • +$12 per guest subscribing to a monthly pass
  • +7% of the revenue made by the hosts you referred on their first month!

How does hīven get paid on bookings?

Hīven collects a 15% service fee on hosts’ monthly revenue from bookings. There is no additional fee on additional bonuses (rewards and referrals) and it’s free to list a Hive.

Hīven - Be more productive and Earn money as a host