9 January 2020

WeWork: lessons from a tech darling turned boring real estate leasing company

WeWork will remember 2019 as the year the coworking giant soared to an incredible $47bn valuation and within 10 months nearly collapsed under the weight of its own hype and profligacy, leading to a $9.5bn rescue bailout from SoftBank – its largest backer and the world’s largest tech investor.