WeWork is buying up one of its largest competitors in China after it announced a deal to acquire Naked Hub. The deal was widely reported by Chinese media yesterday, but WeWork has now confirmed it thr
WeWork — the co-working startup valued at $20 billion with some 200,000 members across 200 locations globally — is continuing with its strategy of expanding into a wide array of adjacent
WeWork is acquiring Conductor. The two businesses might not seem like an obvious fit. Why would a coworking giant buy a company that’s best known for search engine optimization? Well, Conductor
Industrious, the WeWork competitor that launched in 2013, is today announcing the close of an $80 million Series C funding round. The financing was co-led by Riverwood Capital and Fifth Wall Ventures.
In 2011, WeWork ran an accelerator-type program called WeWork Labs. That program was a bit neglected as the company began to focus on other initiatives, such as international expansion, Powered By We,
David Barber, the storied owner of the Blue Hill restaurant, farm, and hospitality consulting mecca (a favorite of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama), has long been an angel investo
WeWork charged into Asia two years ago but it finally moved into Southeast Asia in the second half of 2017 through the acquisition of SpaceMob and the opening of its first space in Singapore —
WeWork had a big year in 2017. The seven-year-old company opened 90 new locations, doubling its global membership, and expanded into new cities in Latin America, Asia and Australia, and Europe and Isr
SoftBank's Vision Fund has finally made a good tech investment around real estate. After investing $4.4 billion in what is essentially a bespoke office space rental business (WeWork) and another $450
Co-working startup Mindspace recently raised $20 million as it gears up to launch its first two locations in the U.S. While Mindspace is looking to go big or go home in the U.S., it's starting off slo
Developing skills-based online courses and credentials is the easy part. The hard part is getting employers to pay attention.
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Amazon is soon to announce Alexa for Business, and WeWork is one of the first partners to have hopped on the platform. WeWork’s vision is to use technology to help businesses make the most out of th
The interface is evolving. What has long been dominated by screens of all shapes and sizes is now being encroached upon by the voice. And while many companies are building voice interfaces — Apple w
WeWork buys Meetup, Airbnb now lets you split the bill and the financial results from Cyber Monday. All this on Crunch Report.
Update: WeWork's chief executive officer Adam Neumann confirmed in a blog post that it will buy Meetup. Co-working space giant WeWork will acquire Meetup, according to Crunchbase News. The report says
Swag, especially good swag, can be important. That's where Swag.com comes in. The company aims to be a way for companies to get quality swag to help people rep their brands. "People think of swag as j
WeWork has money to blow, so the $20 billion startup is putting some of it toward a second headquarters -- this time in San Francisco instead of New York, Recode reports. The plan is to locate the HQ
WeWork and Techstars are buddying up, the organizations announced today. Techstars, the global accelerator program responsible for companies like ClassPass, Sphero and Digital Ocean, will be bringing
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