WeWork Chases High-Risk Path Toward Ultimate Unicorn IPO

Aug 14, 2019 · 4 min read
A WeWork location in Tokyo. Photo: Keith Bedford/Bloomberg

By Ellen Huet and Liana Baker

The brash founders of WeWork Cos., the global network of shared office spaces now on the cusp of going public, have officially stated their mission: “to elevate the world’s consciousness.”

Never mind making money first.