WeWork offers both a physical space and social community made to adjust to a company's specific characteristics. They work towards providing a space that will balance productivity, wellness, efficiency, and growth. Founded in 2010, it is headquartered in New York City. The company has an estimated total funding of $1 billion and a valuation of $10 billion.
In this article, we will analyze the story behind WeWork, their rise, and downfall, and of course, what lessons we can learn from them. This is a new series of videos and articles we call- Startup Forensics.
If you are in the startup world, you must know about WeWork. Chances are you are actually sitting in one, right now. Officially the 'We Company' was founded in 2010 and very quickly expanded to 836 locations (as of this writing), 15,000 employees, and over half a million members. It's the bright and classic startup Unicorn story. Except it isn't.