WeWork To Acquire naked Hub
Earlier this week it was reported that WeWork is set to acquire Chinese coworking operator, naked Hub, for US$400 million. The news came shortly after naked Hub announced its pay by minute coworking model, and just a few months following CEO Jonathan Seliger statements that the company was “in contact with people in New York.”
Knotel Raises US$70 Million in Series B Round
Commercial Observer reported this week that “flexible workspace provider Knotel has completed a $70 million Series B round of financing led by Newmark Knight Frank and The Sapir Organization.”
5 Ways To Enhance Your Workspace
Frank Bistrian, founder and CEO of work well win, wrote a blog about how companies can enhance the workplace to prevent burnout. In his words, “creating a humane, invigorating workspace doesn’t demand a total upheaval of company culture or identity. Consider a return to the basics and these five effective steps that can transform a depleted work space into one of vitality and wholeness.”
GoWork To Invest $1 Billion in Coworking
DNA India reported this week that “GoWork,the startup that offers coworking spaces, plans to invest $1 billion over the next five years in setting up its 50 centers across India.” GoWork is also in talks with private equity firms to raise $150-200 million in order further its expansion efforts.