The Hub was initially founded in London in 2005 and there are currently over 25 Hubs worldwide. The Hub Madrid was founded in 2009 and has a community of over 200 freelance entrepeneurs working accross different fields, including art, design, social innovation and technology. It exists as a space for professionals to work, network and form links, providing workspace in the form of hot-desking, bookable meeting rooms, a cafe and an exihibition venue. Financially viable by commercial rent, The Hub hosts events to fund its costs and rents out locker/shelf space to regular participants. The space itself is built from ecological matierials and the organising strives to work with companies and individuals who best represent their own interest in social development and creative networking.