Creative Co-working Spaces & the Rise of Entrepreneurship in Copenhagen

Inga Zavtrikovaite

Student thesis: Master thesis

Abstract

The topic of this master thesis is “Creative co-working spaces & the rise of Entrepreneurship in Copenhagen”. The focus of this project is on creativity in startups environment who work in creative co-working spaces in Copenhagen. There project also covers two blocks of theoretical fields: creativity and entrepreneurship, as well as the possible connection between both. Since the co-working field is hardly developed in academic sense, the basic concepts of this field is presented from several external sources, to give a better overview on the topic. The analysis is done in order to get final results on relation between entrepreneurship and creativity, including creative coworking environment in a middle of it. The reason of doing it should give the understanding if creative environment actually exists, and what kind of role it has in a startups’ work environment. Several creative co-working spaces participated in this project, and for the comparison, two none creative co-working spaces were chosen. Interviews are collected from the co-working representatives – managers, and partners. The startups are included in this research due to variety of perspectives on a topic. The purpose is to see if there is a difference in their point of views towards the subject of this project. Furthermore, the theoretical part of this master thesis is more concentrated on the aspects, which would give a substance to the subject itself, and are not analyzed in a wider perspectives out of this topic field.

EducationsMSocSc in Organisational Innovation and Entrepreneurship , (Graduate Programme) Final Thesis
LanguageEnglish
Publication date2016
Number of pages100