WeWork

WeWork's Adam Neumann: A charismatic leader who took aim at the rulebook

NEW YORK (AFP) - WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann, whose unconventional approach to business and governance pushed boundaries on Wall Street and Silicon Valley, stepped down as chief executive on...

WeWork parent says IPO still on despite recent setbacks

WEWORK owner The We Company said on Monday that it expected to complete its initial public offering (IPO) by the end of the year, after walking away from preparations earlier in the day to proceed...

WeWork presses on with IPO, pushing SoftBank into a corner

[TOKYO] Office-sharing startup WeWork is pressing ahead with plans to go public despite lukewarm interest in its shares, three sources said, leaving its largest investor, SoftBank Group, with a...

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO over valuation concerns: FT

SOFTBANK Group, a leading shareholder in the holding company of US office-sharing startup WeWork, has urged it to shelve a planned IPO on concerns over the valuation, the Financial Times reported...

SoftBank pushes WeWork to postpone its contentious IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (BLOOMBERG) - Executives of WeWork and its largest investor, SoftBank, are discussing whether to shelve plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of the money-losing co-working...

WeWork dents the case for private markets

[NEW YORK] Private beats public, according to many entrepreneurs. Abundant money from sovereign wealth funds, venture capitalists, private equity firms and even traditional equity investors has...

WeWork mulls slashing IPO valuation as skepticism rises over business model: sources

[BENGALURU] WeWork owner The We Company is considering slashing the valuation it will seek in an initial public offering (IPO) to a little over US$20 billion, less than half the US$47 billion...

WeWork CEO returns $8.2m the firm paid him for ‘We’ trademark after backlash

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - WeWork owner The We Company took some steps on Wednesday (Sept 4) to burnish its appeal to investors ahead of its initial public offering by adding a woman, Frances Frei, to...

IPO hopeful WeWork adds woman to board, CEO returns US$5.9m after backlash

[NEW YORK] WeWork owner The We Company took some steps on Wednesday to burnish its appeal to investors ahead of its initial public offering by adding a woman, Frances Frei, to its all-male board...