The Official Launch of Co-labs Coworking, The Starling

Co-labs Coworking The Starling Entrance

Eureeka! It’s official, we have officially launched our Co-labs Coworking flagship space at The Starling Mall, in the bustling Damansara Uptown vicinity. This coworking space marks Co-labs foray into setting up a flagship Petaling Jaya coworking space spanning 20,000 square feet and also the second co-working space by Paramount Coworking, a subsidiary of our parent company Paramount Corporation Berhad.

The entire space was decorated with accents of silver & teal inspired by the theme “lab-experiment”, synonomous with Co-labs DNA of collaboration and a laboratory of all sorts. Guests were in for a treat with curated activities included DIY slime, terrarium making & tile calligraphy.

Attendees had a choice to attend either a wellness workshop on “Unlocking Key Practices of Leadership” by Lululemon Malaysia’s Joelah Charles or a panel discussion on sustainable diversity featuring our very own Benjamin Teo, Brian Tan – Co-founder and CEO of FutureLab, Audrey Ling – CEO of Next Academy & Ashley SueLyn – President of Lean In Malaysia. The entire discussion was mediated by Nadiah Hanim Latif from Opis. 

What is a launch party without a lucky draw? Our giveaways totalled at a whopping RM180,000 !! Big thanks to our sponsors – Dinner in the Sky, Ministry of Burn, Aster Spring, Tanamera, Fort Gym, Lazada, MBO, ChiX, Hungry Brothers, Somerset, The Embassy, Futurelab, Plane in the City, Mon Space, Salad Atelier, Double D Plategic, Bonfire, Ryokan, Zen Rooms, Japan IPL , NinjaVan, Krispy Kreme & Corvan. Vendor booths were held by our partners include Pun’s Ice Cream, Aster Spring & ChiX.

During our launching ceremony, our director Benjamin Teo expressed that our coworking space is designed with lush greenery coupled with accents of 200-year-old and upcycled Chengal wood furnishing sourced from an old shoe factory in Klang. Benjamin added, “Take our partnership with FutureLab for example, it’s a social learning platform that connects mentees to mentors. One of the main pain points for any entrepreneur nowadays is they may not have the support system, they might not have a full understanding of human resources or finance and the list goes on.”