Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Draper Startup House?

Draper Startup House is a global network of Hostels and coworking spaces focused on enabling, empowering and inspiring entrepreneurs globally. Our locations all have co-working space, entrepreneurial focused events and workshops as well as Startup Educational courses running throughout the year. We also provide the opportunity for your startup or business to gain access to local capital and the 23 Global funds in the Draper Venture Network.

Do I have to be an Entrepreneur to stay at Draper Startup House?

You do not have to be an Entrepreneur to stay at Draper Startup House, however we do require you to be respectful of those entrepreneurs staying in each location who may have differing goals for their stay.

What are the accommodations like?

There is no ‘typical’ Draper Startup House – each hostel is unique and has its own personality and style. The common theme is the quality of the accommodations for our travelers.

Guests can choose dormitory style accommodation in male, female, or coed rooms, and most locations have private rooms as well. Beds are typically bunk style and very comfortable, with free secure storage, and of course free WiFi! If you are traveling with friends and want to stay together we can try and make sure that happens. Our locations often have a variety of different sized dorms, so when you book you can choose the room type that suits you best!

Where are Draper Startup House Locations?

We currently have locations in Singapore, Bali (Indonesia), Yangon (Myanmar), Austin (USA), Tallinn (Estonia), Lisbon (Portugal), 2 in Bangalore (India), & Manila (Philippines). With more locations coming soon!

I’m traveling alone, what can I expect?

A lot of our guests are solo travelers, and they choose Draper Startup House because we have a supportive community, free events and tours designed to not only let you explore the destination, but also meet other guests. Many lifelong friendships and business relationships start in Draper Startup House locations!

Do Draper Startup House locations have kitchens?

DSH locations are all outfitted with either a kitchen or a cafe that serves delicious local cuisines.  Our kitchens are typically equipped with basic cooking utensils including pots, pans, and dishes, and a place to store your food. Hostel kitchen and dining areas are a great meeting place where you can prepare a meal and eat with new friends, or sit around and talk with fellow travelers comparing travel or startup notes.

Does Draper Startup House allow alcohol?

Some DSH locations have onsite cafes that serve beer and wine, and some host events where beer and wine is served along with non-alcoholic options.

Can I make a group reservation?

Yes, subject to availability we will do our best to accommodate your entire group. If you have questions or concerns please reach out to the individual location that you are interested in. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have and assist in the group booking process.

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