HAYVN: A Social Impact and Sustainability Roundtable For Everyone

HAYVN: A Social Impact and Sustainability Roundtable For Everyone

At HAYVN, sustainability has been integral to our mission since we opened our doors four years ago. Coworking spaces should positively impact members’ overall well-being while striving for cleaner space. We are building a more inclusive, sustainable economy and...
Take Advantage of A Coworking Space Without An Office

Take Advantage of A Coworking Space Without An Office

What if we told you that you didn’t need to rent a traditional office space to be part of a coworking community? With our virtual or event membership, you can work from HAYVN when needed, and also access to our coworking partner spaces across the country. At...
Sunflower: Symbol of Strength & Hope at HAYVN Coworking

Sunflower: Symbol of Strength & Hope at HAYVN Coworking

Sunflowers remind us of summer’s best moments, from bright yellow hues to the vibrant energy they carry. The flower naturally signifies longevity, loyalty, happiness, and optimism. You may have noticed a similar spirited theme throughout our coworking hub if...
HAYVN HATCH: Where Are The Female Founders Now?

HAYVN HATCH: Where Are The Female Founders Now?

Women entrepreneurship is soaring worldwide. While venture capital has surged over recent years, the numbers haven’t entirely changed for female founder startups. The amount of venture capital investments available to women, particularly of color, remains small....
HAYVN: A Wellness-Centric Suburban Cowork Space

HAYVN: A Wellness-Centric Suburban Cowork Space

The daily actions you take will impact how you show up in your personal and professional life. With COVID-19 still looming, access to wellness programs has become more essential to the suburban coworking community than before.  While Slack and Microsoft Teams are...
HAYVN Celebrates 3 Years of Coworking Success

HAYVN Celebrates 3 Years of Coworking Success

June 1st marked our 3rd Anniversary at HAYVN! It has been a remarkable journey so far, as we continue to foster a community at our suburban coworking space. To commemorate the moment, we are revisiting our first hubcast (podcast) with Founder and Chief Collaborator...
How Suburban Coworking Helps Create A Work Life Balance

How Suburban Coworking Helps Create A Work Life Balance

Remote work certainly has its benefits. It allows for more flexibility, whether you want to devote more time to loved ones during the day — or complete work tasks from the comfort of your couch. It is a perk for many but can be a challenge for others. Not being...
How The SBIR Grant Is Making Dreams Possible At HAYVN

How The SBIR Grant Is Making Dreams Possible At HAYVN

Shared workspaces are excellent for building a community with like-minded colleagues and associates. It is especially advantageous if you hope to strategically strengthen your business’s network outside of visiting the shared office space a few days a week....
HAYVN LAUNCH in 2022

HAYVN LAUNCH in 2022

When HAYVN first opened, founder and Chief Collaborator Felicia Rubinstein had a dream to create a woman-centric co-working space and support female entrepreneurs. Through a robust calendar of community events, programs and amenities, HAYVN enables female...
HAYVN HATCH: Where Are They Now?

HAYVN HATCH: Where Are They Now?

When HAYVN first opened, founder and Chief Collaborator Felicia Rubinstein had a dream to create a woman-centric co-working space and support female entrepreneurs. Through a robust calendar of community events, programs and amenities, HAYVN enables female...
5 Free Ways to Support Small Businesses

5 Free Ways to Support Small Businesses

Small businesses in the U.S. make up almost 42% of the private workforce and are a crucial component to both our local and national economy, according to the Small Business Administration. It is no surprise that many small businesses were heavily impacted by COVID-19....
10 Reasons Why Coworking Spaces Are The Way of The Future

10 Reasons Why Coworking Spaces Are The Way of The Future

It’s no secret that the working world is changing. Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional corporate work environment was on its way out the door.  “Professionals have a lot of choices in how they work these days. Not only is the workplace...
Roots and Wings: A Career Workshop for Today’s Grads

Roots and Wings: A Career Workshop for Today’s Grads

Adulting is hard. We know it, and if you’re a college student or early career professional, you definitely know it. We want to help. That’s why, after a successful pilot program in June, the HAYVN team is thrilled to announce the official launch of our next in-person...
Angel Investing 101: Come Be An Angel

Angel Investing 101: Come Be An Angel

We are living in remarkable times. At HAYVN, we’ve been watching with increasing interest as Venture Capital (VC) firms, including a growing number of female-led VC firms, invested more dollars in female-founded or co-founded businesses than in any other time in...
Let’s Party! Our Darien Coworking Space’s 2nd Anniversary!

Let’s Party! Our Darien Coworking Space’s 2nd Anniversary!

Last week we celebrated HAYVN’s second anniversary. Back in 2019, when HAYVN was just born, if you asked owner Felicia Rubinstein what she wanted for her Darien coworking space, she would have probably told you what any new mom would: health, happiness and success. Of...
Dip Your Toes into a Coworking Space Fractional Private Office

Dip Your Toes into a Coworking Space Fractional Private Office

This summer, get your entrepreneurial feet wet in a HAYVN coworking space fractional private office, the perfect first step into your own private workspace.  “One of our popular new services is a part-time, or fractional, private office for those not needing full-time...
Two New Member Fave Podcasts + HAYVN’s Podcasting Studio

Two New Member Fave Podcasts + HAYVN’s Podcasting Studio

While 2020 left many of us wishing we could reach out and connect with others, 2021 is the year we can finally open up to more public events and start sharing – and HAYVN’s Darien podcasting studio, in Fairfield County, is the perfect place to do that. Sue...
Why Coworking Beats Traditional Office Space Leases

Why Coworking Beats Traditional Office Space Leases

During a recent group conference held at HAYVN our coworking colleagues spent some time chatting about the many things we’ve enjoyed about coworking spaces today versus when we worked in the traditional private office setting. “We’re never going back,” was the...
Productive Events: More Than Booking Meeting Space at HAYVN

Productive Events: More Than Booking Meeting Space at HAYVN

Spring is upon us, and that means 2021 is well underway (where did these last few months go?!). We are all eager to move forward and strive for success as the world slowly begins to open up from 2020’s unexpected challenges in the workplace. Perhaps it’s time to...
20 Ways Business Partners Can Make or Break Success

20 Ways Business Partners Can Make or Break Success

“Business partners are a lot like marriages,” Eileen Springer tells us at the beginning of our lunch hour conversation at our shared coworking space. “They’re important and they’re complicated.”  A business partner can make or break your success. Does your...
Celebrate Our Coworking Community of Passionate Entrepreneurs

Celebrate Our Coworking Community of Passionate Entrepreneurs

February is a month for lovers. HAYVN is not simply a place to come and go, a desk where you check your email or an office for a meeting. It is a place to work, sure. It is also a place to do what you love. Our coworking community fosters a growing list of impassioned...
HAYVN Evolves to Embrace the ‘Work from Anywhere’ Trend

HAYVN Evolves to Embrace the ‘Work from Anywhere’ Trend

At HAYVN, we believe that community is more important now than ever before. Over the past year, HAYVN has grown to over 160 members who now “work from anywhere.” Like so many others, we have had to rise to the unprecedented challenges of 2020 and 2021 and reevaluate...
HAYVN Mavens: Thought Leaders Mentoring Small Businesses

HAYVN Mavens: Thought Leaders Mentoring Small Businesses

At HAYVN, we believe in the power of thought leadership within our community to empower our members. The HAYVN Mavens and other programs we offer are devoted to mentoring small businesses and remote employees that make up our coworking community. Members helping...
HAYVN Seeks B Corp Certification: Emphasizes Public Benefit

HAYVN Seeks B Corp Certification: Emphasizes Public Benefit

In 2020, HAYVN Coworking Community submitted an application for B Corp Certification. Becoming a B Corporation demonstrates HAYVN’s formal dedication to being a truly mission-driven company. It means HAYVN is committed to balancing profit and purpose in order to build...
2021: Entrepreneurs Plan for Personal & Business Success

2021: Entrepreneurs Plan for Personal & Business Success

While the pandemic profoundly disrupted planning for 2020, putting a premium on agility and innovation, now is the time for planning again. This month, several of our members who coach people to seek and achieve individual peak performance are conducting HAYVN...
Thanksgiving Gratitude and the Spirit of Giving Back

Thanksgiving Gratitude and the Spirit of Giving Back

Thanksgiving isn’t the only time of the year when the HAYVN coworking community puts more emphasis on giving and gratitude. Even as 2020 has been very different and difficult, we all have been so grateful for this renewed sense of reflection that the Thanksgiving...
Coworking at HAYVN: Entrepreneurs Pivot for Success

Coworking at HAYVN: Entrepreneurs Pivot for Success

What happens when COVID changes the character of and rules on your business model? The early lockdown and continued social distancing upended entrepreneurs’ daily routines and ways of delivering products and services. Coworking at HAYVN has proven to be an effective...
Meeting Rooms During COVID-19: Virtual, In-Person, Or Both?

Meeting Rooms During COVID-19: Virtual, In-Person, Or Both?

In the past, we never gave meeting rooms a second thought, unless one was already booked when we needed it. 2020 is the year Zoom became a buzzword and a verb in workplaces and schools due to public health concerns about COVID-19. What to do? Go virtual, of course....
Compass Real Estate Finds a Home at HAYVN Coworking

Compass Real Estate Finds a Home at HAYVN Coworking

In the Covid era, Fairfield County’s housing market has seen rapid growth as close to 40,000 people have moved to the area in 2020*. The Compass real estate brokerage has rocketed to the top of the industry by bringing together top broker talent with modern technology...
20-Somethings and the Startup Mentality

20-Somethings and the Startup Mentality

The coronavirus. No one was prepared for the world in which we now live. Plans for the future for jobs, business ideas, and startups are disrupted. Hanging out at home has been the safest option for 20-Somethings. But is it time to get out of your comfort zone (and...
Moving From New York? Welcome to Fairfield County

Moving From New York? Welcome to Fairfield County

  The current shift to remote work and virtual learning delivered a disruption to all of us earlier this year and is now the new normal. As a result, manypeople are accelerating a recent trend of moving to Fairfield County for a suburban lifestyle. As writting in...
HAYVN HUB – Darien Hot Spots

HAYVN HUB – Darien Hot Spots

Darien is the quaint and cozy hometown of HAYVN in Fairfield County! No matter where you live in this community, you’re just a hop, skip, and a jump away from one of its serene beaches, exceptionally quaint downtown, verdant nature preserves, parks, and numerous...
HAYVN HUB – Fairfield Hot Spots

HAYVN HUB – Fairfield Hot Spots

Fairfield CT is a charming mix of historic and modern  — a shoreline town on the Long Island Sound with several resources including town beaches, universities, parks, golf courses, museums, terrific public schools, and great eats. Close to I-95 and Metro North...
HAYVN HUB – Greenwich Hot Spots

HAYVN HUB – Greenwich Hot Spots

Greenwich CT is right over the border of New York, and also only 40 minutes by train to all the exciting things in New York City. Greenwich has a small town charm but is full of the conveniences of suburban life, and at the same time has lots of trendy hot spots....
HAYVN HUB – New Canaan Hot Spots

HAYVN HUB – New Canaan Hot Spots

Iconic Downtown New Canaan, CT by Colleen Rock. Waveny Mansion is part of Waveny Park which includes an art gallery, pool, tennis, walking paths and theater. Public Domain photoNew Canaan has picturesque New England small-town ambience with plenty to do and enjoy...