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Collabora hub

What does your company do?

Collabora Hub is a community designed to support freelancers in South Africa. It focuses on fostering collaboration, support, and continuous learning to help its members thrive in their careers. The hub is tailored for digital professionals and provides resources, networking opportunities, and educational content to assist freelancers in various aspects of their work.

What is your biggest success?

One of our biggest successes at Collabora Hub has been the establishment of a thriving community where freelancers can connect, share knowledge, and collaborate on projects. We've successfully facilitated numerous networking events and educational webinars that have not only helped our members acquire new skills but also find potential collaborations and job opportunities. These initiatives have fostered a supportive environment that empowers digital professionals to excel in their careers while contributing to a sense of community and belonging among freelancers in South Africa. This achievement resonates deeply with our mission to help the freelance ecosystem through continuous learning and mutual support.

What has been your biggest hurdle?

One of our biggest challenges at Collabora Hub has been working remotely without a proper office. This has made it difficult to host in-person events and workshops, which are crucial for building stronger connections within our community. Despite this, we've adapted by using online tools to keep everyone connected and continue supporting freelancers across South Africa. However, not having a physical space for gatherings is a significant hurdle that we are striving to overcome.