Move your ideas beyond the notebook, gain connections, chat through your plans, share learnings, attend workshops…
Become a GridAKL resident or a Café Collective Member (It’s free to work from the cafe!) and get access to the resources, events and people you need to take your idea to the next level
You never know who might come through the door, they could be your next CoFounder, Investor, first team member or coffee buddy.
Gain a foot in the door at GridAKL, and the ability to make those connections you need in the tech and innovation ecosystem.
A spot to work, think, ideate or share your vision. Never fear, our free wifi will reach you whether you are sitting in the laneway or working at the bar leaner by the coffee machine!
Access to a calendar of exclusive events and learning opportunities with GridAKL and the wider innovation community.
The GridAKL team will help you make connections, access learning and more.
Becoming a GridAKL community member will give you 8am to 4.30pm access Monday – Friday in the GridAKL Café Collective on the ground floor of GridAKL Lysaght, 101 Pakenham Street West. You will be surrounded by great restaurants and bars in this easy to access location with Britomart Transport Hub and Victoria Park a 10 minute walk away. The startup budget friendly City Loop bus stop is a 5 minute walk from our front door.
You will be joining a motivated group of people just like you, with great projects and a desire to get stuff done. Beyond the Tech Cafe community, being part of GridAKL offers you the chance to rub shoulders with founders, freelancers, established startups, investors and people who are where you want to be. Plus your GridAKL team on the ground will help facilitate conversations and share learning! It’s a WIN on all fronts!
The cafe is open to the public Monday – Friday 8am – 3pm. Come by and grab a coffee and something to eat. You’re welcome to bring your laptop, plug in and get started on that world-busting idea!