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What a former WeWork executive learned about company culture

Melissa Daimler says company culture is "not this nebulous set of values — it's a very distinct set of behaviors that are then embedded into the daily workings of a company."
Melissa Daimler says company culture is "not this nebulous set of values — it's a very distinct set of behaviors that are then embedded into the daily workings of a company."
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Commercial real estate firms, co-working companies join forces

Aug 9, 2021
Commercial real estate company Cushman & Wakefield partners with WeWork, hoping to absorb some of that vacant office space.
Cushman & Wakefield's $150 million partnership with WeWork is the latest in a series of deals between commercial real estate firms and shared workspace companies.
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How SPACs help companies go public without an IPO

Mar 26, 2021
WeWork is merging with a special purpose acquisition company, hitting the stock market in a way that might be less costly and less risky.
WeWork, which provides space and services for co-working, is merging with a special purpose acquisition company to enable its stock to trade publicly.
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Pandemic brings short-term pain, long-term gain for co-working and flexible office space

Mar 26, 2021
Remote workers might be looking for an escape, and companies are ready to experiment.
Co-working spaces offer the kind of flexibility remote workers may need.
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Some big companies seek breaks on rent

May 19, 2020
Commercial leases are typically hard to break, but many landlords are willing to defer or discount rent right now
A WeWork office in San Francisco. WeWork's CEO said the company hasn’t paid April and May rent in some locations.
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Will COVID-19 be the death of coworking spaces?

Apr 3, 2020
“The coworking model hasn’t been around to witness an economic shock,” one analyst said.
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The year in the tech economy

Dec 30, 2019
That was challenging. Now for tech's next act...
In 2019, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg influenced our discourse, our privacy, our ideas about speech — free or otherwise — and our spending habits.
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More and more workers are taking advantage of informal activism

Nov 8, 2019
What's happening at WeWork is the latest example of informal organizing by workers.
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SoftBank isn't a bank. So what is it?

Oct 23, 2019
SoftBank’s Vision Fund is a major Silicon Valley investor that plows huge sums into startups — some more successful than others.
SoftBank is a Japanese technology and investment conglomerate owned by Masayoshi Son.
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WeWork strikes a deal to save itself

Oct 22, 2019
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank will take control, ousting co-founder Adam Neumann.
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