A LAN House is a place which provides internet access to the public, usually for a fee. The fee for using a computer is usually charged as a time-based rate.
Coworking is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity. Unlike in a typical office environment, those coworking are usually not employed by the same organization.
Coworking is also the social gathering of a group of people who are still working independently, but who share values, and who are interested in the synergy that can happen from working with like-minded talented people in same space.
Many misconceptions about what coworking encompasses and how it distinguishes itself from business accelerators, incubators and executive suites. These spaces do not seem to fit into the coworking model because they often miss the social, collaborative, and informal aspects of the process. In coworking, management practices are closer to that of a cooperative, including a focus on community rather than profit.
We want to be a HUB for promoting high level discussions and events through a learning-by-doing educational programming environment to serve the needs of potential entrepreneurs and advance the startup ecosystem in Recife, Rio and hopefully the world.