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SoftBank terminates $3B tender offer for WeWork shares

SoftBank Group has pulled a $3 billion tender offer for WeWork shares citing closing conditions not being met. The investment behemoth had been rumored to be getting cold feet when the WSJ reported l

WeWork sells off social network Meetup to AlleyCorp and other investors

Meetup, the social networking platform designed to connect people in person, is being spun out from shared office space provider WeWork, the company confirmed on Monday. The site is being sold to Alle

Instead of IPOs and acquisitions, exiting to community is one alternative

The tech industry is built on the venture capital model where hockey stick growth and selling to a larger company or going public are markers of success. But the traditional VC model does not leave mu

WeWork-owned Meetup confirms restructuring, layoffs

Meetup announced "organizational changes" in a staff meeting this morning.

Report: WeWork expected to cut 500 tech roles

After postponing its IPO, WeWork is making big cuts.

How to source hard-to-fill programming positions

Zack Burt Contributor Zack Burt is an American computer programmer. He founded Code For Cash, the tech recruiting firm. The competition is intense for great tech talent, and it’s even harder to find

WeWork-owned Meetup brings on David Siegel as CEO

Late this past summer, Meetup founder and CEO Scott Heiferman announced his intention to move into the chairman position. Today, Meetup has announced that David Siegel will be taking the helm at the 1

Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman moves into chairman role

Scott Heiferman, Meetup CEO and co-founder, is today moving into the chairman role at the community-building startup. Meetup launched in 2003 with a simple goal: to give communities an easy way to mee

Equity podcast: Uber’s big discount, more money for Pokémon, and Jeff Bezos is worth how much?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-themed podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Katie Roof and Alex Wilhelm were joined by Heather Hartnet

Crunch Report | Cyber Monday Results

WeWork buys Meetup, Airbnb now lets you split the bill and the financial results from Cyber Monday. All this on Crunch Report.

WeWork reportedly plans to buy Meetup [updated]

Update: WeWork's chief executive officer Adam Neumann confirmed in a blog post that it will buy Meetup. Co-working space giant WeWork will acquire Meetup, according to Crunchbase News. The report says

See you tomorrow in Prague

Just a reminder that PragueCrunch V is tomorrow and it will be a blast. We’re holding PragueCrunch V tomorrow, July 13, 2017, at Riegrovy Sady Beer Garden. We start at 6pm. You can RSVP here. We

See you next week in Prague

The sun is out, the pivo is flowing. Lets meet at PragueCrunch V next week! It’s going to be a hoot. The event is on July 13, 2017 at Riegrovy Sady Beer Garden. We start at 6pm. You can RSVP her

Let’s meet in Warsaw

Just in time for Disrupt SF I’d like to invite you all to a micro meet-up in Warsaw on July 4. We’ll be holding it at Campus Warsaw, 33C Ząbkowska, 03-736 Warszawa, Poland. The fun starts

Founder’s Corner: Wealthfront’s Andy Rachleff on growing a business

Omidyar Network’s Emerging Tech team has launched the second season of its podcast, Founder’s Corner, with lessons from today’s premier founders and CEOs. We will be speaking with some of the t

See you in Warsaw on July 4

I’d like to invite you all to a micro meet-up in Warsaw on July 4. We’ll be holding it at Campus Warsaw, 33C Ząbkowska, 03-736 Warszawa, Poland. The fun starts at 6pm and ends at 8pm with

The Columbus meetup is happening tonight but the location changed

I’m in Columbus this week and I thought we could have a quick meetup in advance of Disrupt SF in September. We’ll be meeting on Thursday at 5pm at the Standard Hall (please note the new lo

Startups, I’d like to meet you in Columbus

I’m in Columbus this week and I thought we could have a quick meetup in advance of Disrupt SF in September. We’ll be meeting on Thursday at 5pm at the Wolf’s Ridge Tap Room. You can

Let’s meet in Warsaw in July

Just in time for Disrupt SF I’d like to invite you all to a micro meet-up in Warsaw on July 4. We’ll be holding it at Campus Warsaw, 33C Ząbkowska, 03-736 Warszawa, Poland. The fun starts

Apply right NOW for the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv

TechCrunch is coming back to Israel with a Meetup + Pitch-off in Tel Aviv because everybody had a great time last year. The event will be on June 28 at Trask, between 6-10 p.m. If you want to introdu
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