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Sonya Pepelyashkova
The Story

Motley Crow Anti-café is a shared social space in the heart of Letterkenny, Co. Donegal - a design approach that seeks to change the way the traditional cafe operates. We encourage our customers to self-service and use all facilities and resources freely and without limits. Its feature is the absence of regular food and beverage menu, visitors pay only for time spent, and all other services are complimentary. Here our members gather and interact by sharing space, food, drinks and equipment. They have full access to the entire building - open spaces, kitchens, courtyard and parking. This design principle fosters interaction between members, which in turn helps build real community. A shared social space with continuous and "rich" communication possibilities leads to co-operative behaviour. In our anti-café the partnerships and friendships blossom and often lead to great collaboration and business opportunities. Motley Crow Anti-café is designed to optimize both private space and social connection. We provide resources and inspiration to get you away from the daily grind, monotony and distractions of your home or office. We are developing a quirky and comfortable space where only time has monetary value.

Best advice given
Nobody cares about your business.
Business day
What are you afraid of? You risk only money ...
Mind yourself...
I am the brain and the engine
Hear patiently all the advice, but make decisions only with my own head and heart.
Best advice outside business
Proudest moment
Opening event
Funniest moment
Maybe in a few years, the mistakes would seem to me funny, but now ...
Do not listen recipes for success - no one in business knows exactly what the outcome of each action will be.
A younger you?
Elvin Gury, Ivan Hristanov
anthem for business
I will survive Because we are start-up.
"why" For business
Why NOT?!
other jobs
National Sales Manager and Research Manager at BNP Paribas (Bulgaria)
To swirled around me people find new ways to do business.
The coolest space to work and meet in Donegal
Unique selling point
causes or projects
passionate about
Yes. My ambition is to turn our Anti-cafe into bustling business and creative hub.
get into your industry
I have no idea... I have an industry?!
People can find you
Just pop in Motley Crow Anti-cafe. Besides me, you will meet some interesting creative people.
Pitch Perfect
song to tell your story
With one song I can not. I need at least one album.
interesting facts
The most interesting facts are not good for telling...
1,000 euros!
To book my trip to Mediterranean beach
unaccompanied concert