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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
September is HAYVN Health Month: Programs for Entrepreneurs

September is HAYVN Health Month: Programs for Entrepreneurs

Long stressful hours at work, breakfast on-the-go, lunch at your desk and fast-food takeout dinner. On repeat. This is the reality many of us face growing a business. Wellness programs designed for busy entrepreneurs and startup businesses are included in our HAYVN...
A Safe HAYVN for Meeting Room Rentals in Darien CT

A Safe HAYVN for Meeting Room Rentals in Darien CT

2020 has been a pretty bleak period for in-person meetings. Even so, here at HAYVN in Darien, CT we are now beginning to see demand for safe, flexible meeting and conference rooms that offer social distancing as people seek to get out of the house. Coworking spaces...
5 Things That People Discover When They Start Coworking

5 Things That People Discover When They Start Coworking

Coworking is increasingly a viable opportunity for those exploring alternatives to working from home as we all try to safely come out of isolation. The practice is thriving at a time when people are extra cautious entering common facilities. And coworking remains a...
What is HAYVN and How Will It Be Different?

What is HAYVN and How Will It Be Different?

When coworking spaces began to emerge about a decade ago, many of them quickly developed a reputation for being loud environments that made it difficult to do great work. At the extreme end of the spectrum, coworking facilities became known as “broworking” spaces that...
Coworking: How to Unlock Your Networking Girl Powers

Coworking: How to Unlock Your Networking Girl Powers

One of the great benefits of coworking is the built-in networking opportunities. In fact, in many ways, coworking is more like an always-on networking event (minus the name tags and bad coffee). And that’s a good thing, as growing your professional network is critical...
The Future of Work—Coworking Communities

The Future of Work—Coworking Communities

There is no doubt that women’s coworking spaces are on the rise. When coworking spaces started popping up everywhere a decade ago, everyone was excited about the new way of working. Boring, stuffy, and uninspiring offices and cubicles were no longer requirements to do...
Open Letter to Our Women’s Coworking Community

Open Letter to Our Women’s Coworking Community

A move to a coworking space can be the zap your all-alone work day needs. In fact, our friends at Platypus Coworking in Australia wrote a recent post on moving your work out of your home and into a coworking space. And that got us thinking about the women who work at...