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Something is always happening here! We organise loads of our own events as well as hosting external programs. Read more about our latest developments and special offers!

PART-TIME FIXIE PASS, TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS

Our FIXIE passes serve as a safe and solid foundation for productive work, whether you come alone or in pair, on any day of the week! Adapting to changing habits, even only on a few days! We recommend our FIXIE passes to those who like to bring system and focus in their life and refuse to let go of an anchor. Own workstation with the genuine KAPTÁR feeling, adapted to your needs! READ MORE

OFFLINE GUIDED MEDITATION

Learn how to meditate and get to know more on how to be an observer of your own 24/7 internal movie. There’s no need to say that this movie influence your decision making and reactions in a way that you don’t necessary need it. So what do we do about that?

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HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR COMPANY’S SEAT?

Main terms of the Business Address Service

The meaning of the Business Address Service is something you’ve probably heard of before if you have a business or if you’re about to establish one. The relevant legal regulations can be self-interpreted, however it is important to find a solution that really suits and even was taylor made for your needs. KAPTÁR’s Business Address Service can especially be practical for all kinds of private entrepreneurs, because it makes your tax office reporting obligations simpler, yet gives you many additional perks and extras that can help you with starting off and developing. READ MORE

9 years – 9 disasters

 9 ”disasters” that happened in/to KAPTÁR

 

1️⃣ The first story is from before we opened, when we learned, that the grant we applied to finance the fit-out of the space was silently used up and closed without any notification to most of those who applied in the first place.

2️⃣ The second disaster came right after opening: out of the 15 people who promised to come to us, none showed up after our grand opening in the end. This left us with long-long hours and days without anyone in the space in the first year of KAPTÁR’s first year.

3️⃣ In the summer of 2015, there have been huge rain showers in Budapest that of course did not avoid us either. Although the water did not reach up to our waists like in the surrounding buildings, but it stood at least 30cms high in our basement. It was beautiful how our members who got stuck in KAPTÁR and our lawyer Tamás helped us bailing the water down there with any tool they found handy. We suffered serious damages and we had to disinfect then paint and furnish the whole basement afterwards.

4️⃣ Water damage from above: this is our favourite! When we were building the first floor in the beginning of 2016, one morning, Kati Hankovszky, who arrived already before 8am to KAPTÁR called, that water is pouring from the ceiling. Long story short, someone broke into the construction site but found nothing valuable, so they ended up breaking off a copper faucet (worth max HUF 300) leaving the place with water spraying with full power all over the slag floor. Our damage was several hundred-thousands of Forints. What we are super proud of though, is that we managed to dry the walls out with the help of industrial blowers so fast that we could reopen already the next day.

5️⃣ Our second water damage from above came not much later, when we had to cut large holes under the windows for the ventilation system that required diamond drillers cooled by water. After the two leaks, we had to replace the whole false ceiling that we celebrated with a complete repaint of the space.

6️⃣ Another story is still from 2016, is when we were organizing our 4th birthday party that was supposed to be connected with the grand opening of our new first floor space. One week before the big date, our partner supplying the glass walls called that all our newly ordered glass walls broke into pieces during loading so their delivery will be delayed. This is our guests ended up walking through invisible walls like ghosts during the opening party, which they surprisingly very much enjoyed.

7️⃣ Rather small “disaster” but funny our story from 2019, when we handed over our newly build Happening FIXIE space. After a few weeks, small but puzzling little ponds started to appear in the kitchenette. We seeked for the source of water in several rounds but without luck. Then there was nothing else left, we had to take apart the furniture and check the walls too. It turned out that the source of water was the drain pipe of one of our air conditioners that the fitter just left hanging in the wall without connecting it into the water outlet.

8️⃣ But the biggest of all our catastrophes came last year in March and we still live with it. You know what we’re referring to. For almost 8 years, we never had to close, not even for a day, then COVID forced us to do it in the end. And we wouldn’t have survived without so many of our members who supported us by keeping their memberships alive even when they couldn’t use the space. The help of our members exceeded all our expectations, for which we will be grateful forever.

9️⃣ And at last, the 9th story. Even if we are separated from the street front by only one door, in 9 years, nothing was stolen from KAPTÁR. Except that little, neat hand soap dish that disappeared from our washroom after an exhibition opening in 2014. Still missing it heavy heartedly

LATEST UPDATES // SPECIAL RULES AT KAPTÁR

As of April 9th, KAPTÁR is back to normal finally, all our services are available as usual. Can’t wait to welcome you all coming if only for a day or joining us as new members. Our meeting rooms can also be booked through our online system going forward. As before, the restrictions do not affect our business address services. See you at KAPTÁR! READ MORE

HOW NOT TO WASTE YOUR TIME

TIME-MANAGEMENT TIPS AND TRICKS

If freelance lifestyle is something like modern knighthood, then productivity must equal the nights armour, that if used properly – in case of both an employee or an entrepreneur -, it helps you fight the most urgent deadlines, the toughest projects and our worst fear of all: wasted working hours. If you always seem to be in delay with your daily tasks, yet you have all the time needed to complete them, these tips are for you! READ MORE

FAMILY-FRIENDLY COWORKING PASS

Something to share besides household duties

Parents of small children know best that few things are more heartwarming than when your kid climbs on top of your back while trying to stay focused during home-office work. Of course not many things that can set back your productivity more…

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Big Companies and Coworking

 

Aaron Swain: Reasons Why Corporations Are Choosing Coworking

 

When the term coworking space comes up, most people picture startups, freelancers, and remote workers. But that isn’t often the case as more big companies are taking up membership in coworking spaces. This year, 2020, 50% of large organizations are projected to have coworking spaces. And the numbers are set to grow at a rate of 22% until 2022. The reasons for this are not farfetched when you consider the several benefits of shared spaces. Most of which are mostly more attractive than working at the company’s main office.

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MASK UP!

Let’s take care of each other! Safety and COVID – precautonary measures in KAPTÁR.

 

Unlike the harsh restrictions initiated during springtime, measures this fall are rather light and limited. Just like before, the safety rules KAPTÁR defines remain fully voluntary (it is completely up to us), as there are no legal regulations introduced that would define such obligations we and other (community) office spaces would need to follow and obey. Most important for us is that you can work and stay safe here, that we look after you and you look after each other.

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