What I learned after running my startup while traveling for a year
So what happens when a pandemic forces office shutdowns and a move to remote work for everyone? Great things, as it turns out.
OfficeRnD, a SaaS for managing hybrid workplaces, grabs $10M
The decentralized reality of office work after the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drive plenty of startup activity. To wit: OfficeRnD, which makes workplace management software that’s increasing
Post-pandemic shifts means Patch will take co-working to UK small towns and suburbs
It would be fair to say the pandemic has had enormous effects on the world of work, but it has come at a time when other factors were already ongoing. The decline of main-street shopping due to e-comm
A close look at Singapore’s thriving startup ecosystem
Singapore is home to fewer than six million people, making it one of the smallest ASEAN countries, in terms of population. It is a young country as well — having gained independence in 1963.
Relief looks to negotiate on behalf of users struggling with debt
Jason Saltzman is a serial entrepreneur. He first co-founded SeamlessDocs and then went on to found The Alley, a coworking space based out of New York City. Following Alley’s joint venture partn
YC-backed Deskimo, an on-demand coworking space app, launches in Singapore and Hong Kong
Part of Y Combinator’s current batch, Deskimo wants to make finding coworking spaces easier. Its on-demand booking app is currently available in Singapore and Hong Kong, with plans to enter more mar
Study launched into how startups will return to offices — will WFH continue?
A comprehensive study into how startups will work in the future, in the wake of the global COVID-9 pandemic, has been launched by UK non-profit Founders Forum. The initiative comes in the wake of a nu
WeWork and SoftBank unveil the first 14 startups in their Emerge accelerator for underrepresented founders
SoftBank Investment Advisers and WeWork Labs say they’ve officially kicked off the first session of Emerge, an accelerator program designed for underrepresented founders. In their press release,
SoftBank terminates $3B tender offer for WeWork shares
SoftBank Group has pulled a $3 billion tender offer for WeWork shares citing closing conditions not being met. The investment behemoth had been rumored to be getting cold feet when the WSJ reported l
WeWork-owned Meetup confirms restructuring, layoffs
Meetup announced "organizational changes" in a staff meeting this morning.
Report: SoftBank is taking control of WeWork at an ~$8B valuation
SoftBank expected to inject as much as $5B in the struggling business.
WeWork pulls thousands of phone booths out of service over formaldehyde scare
WeWork, the co-working empire once valued at $47 billion before reality struck, plunging the business and its investors into crisis, has another problem to add to its growing pile — one which do
Report: WeWork expected to cut 500 tech roles
After postponing its IPO, WeWork is making big cuts.
Is Knotel poised to turn WeWork from a Unicorn into an Icarus?
The day of reckoning for the “flexible office space as a startup” is coming, and it’s coming up fast. WeWork’s IPO filing has fired the starting gun on the race to become the game-chan
How startups can make the open office work, for employers and employees
Alejandra Albarrán Contributor Share on Twitter Alejandra Albarrán is ROOM’s Director of Design and Innovation, responsible for shaping the company’s iconic approach to creating products that ma
WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO
Adam Neumann, the co-founder and chief executive of the international real estate co-working startup WeWork has reportedly cashed out of more than $700 million from his company ahead of its initial p
Indonesia’s EV Hive raises $13.5M and expands into co-living and new retail
WeWork’s battle to win co-working in Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country, is intensifying after one of the U.S. firm’s key rivals issued a slew of announcements to do
Norrsken opens East Africa startup fund and hub in Kigali
Startups in East Africa have a new source for investment and mentorship. Sweden’s Norrsken Foundation — a co-working space and investment fund based in Stockholm — opened its tech fund and e
Should your company move into a co-working space, sublease space or traditional office?
It’s a cautionary tale we hear far too often: Company A, hiring staff and growing rapidly, finalized a 10-year lease for office space. One week after move-in they had filled their space to the brim.
Canopy’s upscale co-working business adds a new location in SF on the heels of strategic funding
Canopy, an upscale, profitable developer of co-working spaces, has expanded its footprint in San Francisco to a third location on the heels of a strategic financing round. Co-founded by the product de