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....
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
HAYVN Health Virtual Resources

HAYVN Health Virtual Resources

Here at HAYVN we have many health and wellness businesses within our community, many of which have turned to virtual programming to enable in-home offerings for their students. Check out the below resources that are available to you. Stay tuned as we continue to...
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...