Inner City Ideas Cartel

About us

The IC | IC offers scalable workspace for the urban entrepreneur who needs an office that is conducive to productivity and OPPORTUNITY by encouraging the presence of like-minded people.

We champion workplace change, encouraging and inspiring entrepreneurs to change how they think about work, how they work and where they work.

We are a member network, working together for a better quality of life and work, for a better result, and ultimately, a better world.

(Oh, and a better bottom line, too.)

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The promise

We know its a lonely game out there, especially if you are self employed, a startup, freelancer, creative individual or just new in town.

This is our promise:

To inspire, encourage and enable our members by giving them the tools they need to create a daily work experiences that brings them happiness, opportunity, increased income and meaning.

To constantly ask ourselves "How can we make work better?"

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  • Guestlist

    Starting from R 500 per month

  • Clubhouse 

    Starting from R 1000 per month

  • Coworking

    Starting from R 2000 per month

  • Semi private

    Starting from R 3500 per month

  • Private

    Starting from R 12500 per month

  • Cartelian 

    By Invitation Only

Memberships includes:

  • Social Calendar
  • Clubhouse Membership
  • Networking Events
  • Registered Business Address
  • Private Meeting Room
  • Communal Meeting Areas
  • Workspace
  • Free Wifi
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee bar
  • Private bar
  • Ensuite Bathrooms including shower
  • Rooftop Clubhouse
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Cleaning Staff
  • Popup Events & Restaurants

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Ideas for entrepreneurs, freethinkers, freelancers, filmmakers, space seekers, creatives and startups.

"There is something great about waking up in the morning and going somewhere with purpose."

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- Hire Yourself



t: +27 21 427 8910

71 Waterkant Street
Second Floor, Cape Town, 8000


The rooftop and auditorium at the IC | IC is available for exclusive venue hire. Each venue is available with a full bar and catering service. Represented exclusively by Nina van Deventer and managed by the IC | IC team of Roland the chef, Abbe the barista, Richard the barman and Nicolette the general manager.

The IC | IC facilitates film and stills photo shoots.

To view the full gallery please click here. Once done, please fill out the below form and we will arrange an appointment for a viewing.

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