~ Aims to reach the milestone of 100,000 seats by 2023 ~
Chennai, October 25, 2019: Workafella, a young vibrant arena for doers and thinkers and one of the leading co-working space providers in the country, has been recognized and awarded the ‘Emerging Company of the Year’ award at the ‘Zee Business SAP Dare to Dream Awards 2019’. Mr. Gubinder Rattha, Managing Director and Founder, Workafella, was at the event to receive the award from Dr. Rajendra Kumar, Principal Secretary & Industries Commissioner – Government of Tamil Nadu, at Hyatt Regency, Chennai.
The second edition of the ‘Zee Business SAP Dare to Dream Awards 2019’, seeks to recognize the shining stars of the entrepreneurial community,who have worked assiduously to position India as the best performing emerging economies. The awards witnessed a galaxy of top-notch business promoters in full attendance. This year the award gave special focus on entrepreneurs from the SME and MSME segments.
Workafella, being a homegrown Indian brand, understands the pulse of the Indian work culture and accordingly provides nuanced workspaces depending on the city. The brand believes in providing collaborative workspaces and communities for entrepreneurs, freelancers, creative and independent workers to learn, grow and excel together by enabling exchange of knowledge, ideas and inspiration with one another. Workafella, also offers custom-built formats for large corporates, that provides a professional platform of a corporate, the flexibility of a café and the benefits of networking with various other small and medium enterprises and corporates within their co-working space. Offering its customers an end-to-end business ecosystem, varying from HR support, IT infrastructure, maintenance, housekeeping, security, financial services with flexible office plans.
Speaking on winning the award, Mr. Gurbinder Rattha, Co- Founder and Managing Director, Workafella, said, “We at Workafella are delighted to be awarded the ‘‘Emerging Company of the Year” by the prestigious Zee Business Group at its Dare to Dream Awards 2019. It’s very exciting to get validation for the work we’re doing at Workafella and I would like to thank all the people who’ve helped us get this far. I think our focus on giving the best to our clients has helped us get here and is what will push us to achieve more in the future as well.”
Workafella aspires to be the most preferred choices for co-working space with strong community and employee engagement. It offers extremely flexible terms to accommodate client needs and provides competitive corporate culture and opportunities to its members for better growth.
Workafella, creates workspaces for the evolving economy, the daring thinkers and unstoppable doers who give shape to dreams. At present Workafella offers15,000 seats, out of which 9000 is fully operational and another 6000 in fit-out stage. The home-grown co-working company is a leading co-working space provider in the South, and hosts workplaces envisioned for great ideas and inspired collaborations. By 2020, Workafella targets to reach 25000 seats by expanding to new cities.
Workafella traditionally built on Indian ethos offers energetic and vibrant environment for the young and bold minds. The management with their in-depth knowledge in hospitality and real estate segment provide not just office space but a whole business ecosystem. With the aim of creating a community, nuanced spaces were created for each city, keeping in mind the local culture, food habits, and social norms. Given the nature and adaptability of work spaces, Workafella can accommodate clients from a variety of sectors from sporty upbeat startups to professional MNC setups. Workafella is also a keen believer in building communities around the cities that the brand is present in, from supporting homegrown sports teams to women empowerment support groups.