“In the Future Everything Will Be A Coffee Shop”...

“In the Future Everything Will Be A Coffee Shop”, so says author/futurist Stephen Gordon.

Stephen goes on to predict that;

1. Universities will become Coffee Shops (virtual classes and the high price of an education).

2. Book Stores will become Coffee Shops (Ebooks are coming of age-you can keep your library in your pocket).

3. The Coffee Shop will Displace Most Retail Shops (you can shop from the comfort of a coffee shop, while avoiding crowds, parking, bad service, etc on Amazon.Com).

4. Offices Become Coffee Shops Again (with the exception of Yahoo employees, notice all of the empty cubicles in most offices?).

Let’s get together to create an ecosystem of Bay Area “Biz Cafés” for the mobile/entrepreneurial and work-from-home professional. A place more hospitality oriented than a typical Co-Working venue, more business oriented than the local coffee house, more global in nature because of state-of-the-art connectivity tools than the local restaurant, more meeting room space than the typical incubator and a hell of lot more fun than the typical office!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm on a mad search for an apartment in San Francisco and everyone knows how easy that is right now. :( Have a great event and I'll try to make it to the next one!

    March 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Too many conflicting events

    March 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Too many conflicting events

    March 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry...can't make it this time.

    March 15, 2013

  • Marissa

    Can't make it, but I'll be there in spirit.

    March 14, 2013

  • Manuel N.

    I am looking forward to meet everyone! Thank you!

    March 13, 2013

  • Ivan M.

    Tentative.

    March 13, 2013

  • Andrew A.

    I'm starting a startup coffee shop with hearo.fm which is an independent music marketplace and community for musicians, so it will basically be local music venue coffee shop hangout for hackers and artists. It will also function as our office/headquarters. I'm going to be traveling after sxsw during the first meetup, but looking forward to future events and this group!

    March 12, 2013

    • Carter

      Great idea Andrew, lots to chat about when you get back!

      March 12, 2013

  • Manuel N.

    Hi,

    Is there a waiting list?! Thank you!

    March 11, 2013

    • Christine M.

      Does that mean we can just come? It looks like it is still at capacity... this is such a brilliant thought. Thanks for being the inspiration behind it.

      March 11, 2013

    • Carter

      Hi Christine, thanks for your comments. Yes, we pleasantly surprised at the response and are looking for additional space, but please..you are welcome to attend!

      March 11, 2013

  • Carter

    Please bring your interest, skill sets and great personality!

    March 3, 2013

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