• WeWork launches joint venture with SoftBank to bring its shared work spaces to Japan

    6 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Heavily funded startup WeWork is launching a joint venture with telecom giant SoftBank that will open WeWork's shared working spaces to the Japanese market.
    The new JV, which will be known as “WeWork Japan,” will be 50 percent-owned by each company and will enable the New York-based tech firm to gain a solid foothold in a potentially sizeable and lucrative market.
    Founded in 2010, WeWork offers shared working spaces in dozens of locations across the U.S. and globally, including in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company already offers hubs in China, India, and South Korea, and with...
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