I'm an Office Manager in an Officeless Company, so... What Am I Supposed to Do?

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When I tell people that I’m an Office Manager working for an oficeless company – that is, a company without a physical office – they seem hesitant, frowning their eyebrows as if waiting for the impending punchline.

If there's no office… why does a company need an Office Manager? 🤔

Turns out, all-remote companies with distributed teams are more complex than most people think, and do require an Office Manager. Let's see why!

Spaces & MarsBased Join Forces in an Intergalactic Partnership

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Over the course of the last four years, MarsBased has been investing a lot in the startup ecosystem of Barcelona. We felt it was our duty to invest heavily and become the change we wanted to see in the city.

Among other things, this has allowed us to strike a deal with Spaces to help them to bring community around their new base in Barcelona. Read on!

We're Not a Startup: We're a Lifestyle Business (and We Love It)

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In the wake of everyone's frenzy of creating businesses and raising funds, we're often confronted with questions like "can I invest in MarsBased?", "if you want to expand to other countries, why don't you raise money to do it faster?", "there's so much revenue you can make with a team of ten, so why don't you hire more salespeople and a bigger team to sell more?". More incredibly, we were approached to be acquired to "help your business grow" last year.

Why didn't we do it? The answer is clear: we are not a startup.

How to Maintain Company Culture With Remote Teams

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Every day, we see more and more companies with distributed workforces & remote teams. Some belong to the sharing economy while others do it because they’re a small team and prefer to work from their hometowns. Everyone has a reason for remote work, however there doesn’t seem to be a general consensus for how to create a 100% remote company. In this post, we’ll share a few tips that helped us build and maintain our culture when everyone works remotely.

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