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WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork

2020 . Society & Culture, Business, News .

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About the podcast

The founders of WeWork thought they were on the brink of making history. The company was valued at $47 billion dollars, it was ready for a huge IPO, and its charismatic CEO Adam Neumann thought they were going to change the world. Adam had a prophet-like vision for WeWork that he sold to some of the world’s savviest investors -- but did his vision ever match the company's reality? Hosted by David Brown of the hit podcast Business Wars (and former host of NPR's Marketplace), WeCrashed is a six-part series about the rise and fall of WeWork. It’s a story of hope and hubris, big money and bigger screwups, and the lengths people will go to chase “unicorns.”

Year:

2020

Language:

English

Publisher:

Wondery

Episodes:

18

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Reviews

KC

Kai Crites

3 months ago

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Interesting podcast about something I wasn’t aware of. I learned something new about this business. It was very interesting even if it’s not your area of interest generally. I love a food story about corruption.

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Annie Spencer image

1 year ago

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I love a good corporate scandal and this is for sure one of them. Great reporting and insight, only niggle is wondery have so many ads 🙄

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Jade Hitchen

1 year ago

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Really interesting story, that covers a lot of detail while still being entertaining. Makes for a very interesting backdrop to look at what is happening now with communal office spaces Post-lock down...

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Morten Veith Schroeder image

1 year ago

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Really enjoying this podcast! Chronological deep-journalism about the rise and fall of WeWork! I never read up on the story in detail and they do a great job of telling it with a narrator, interviews and live recordings from the time! It’s a little ‘overproduced’ but you get used to it. Especially fun listening to while we are sitting here in our WeWork office 😁 @MarkusMarañonStraarup check this out!

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Justin Beiber

1 year ago

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Awesome

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