How’d WeWork get to a $47 billion valuation?
Jun 17, 2019

How’d WeWork get to a $47 billion valuation?

Plus: The future of headphones could be augmented reality, and are we headed for an ... Ital-exit?

Segments From this episode

Could Italy dump the euro for the "mini-BOT"?

Jun 17, 2019
Could a proposed Italian government bond turn into a parallel currency ... and replace the euro?
Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini delivers a speech during a rally of European nationalists ahead of European elections on May 18 in Milan.
Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

Audio augmented reality is about to make headphones a lot smarter

Jun 17, 2019
It seems more and more people wear headphones all day. Now tech companies are working on ways to feed directions, notifications and, yes, advertisements into our ears.
There is an increasingly large choice of headphones available, and companies are working to make them smarter.
Thomas Samson

How trade policy changes are affecting one company in Columbus, Georgia

Jun 17, 2019
And how its customers are thinking about supply chains.
An employee at Goldens’ Foundry and Machine Co.’s Columbus, Georgia, facility.
Daisy Palacios/Marketplace

The evolution of WeWork to We Co. ... and a $47 billion valuation

Jun 17, 2019
The man, money and method behind WeWork, the highest valued start-up in the U.S.
A man walks into a WeWork office in Washington, D.C.
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

FedEx sets up shop at Dollar General stores

Jun 17, 2019
The move is aimed at rural online shoppers.
Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Ch-Ching Chairlift
Esperar Pra Ver Poolside, Fatnotronic
Ungodly Fruit Wax Tailor
The Safety Dance Men Without Hats
J-Boy Phoenix

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer