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WeWork IPO Will Be A Learning Experience For PropTech | Nine Four Ventures

‘This week felt a bit more of the same – WeWork is still planning to go public amid massive losses (Uber is probably pretty happy about that) and it feels like everyone has opinions on anything and everything associated with the company: Is the WeWork business model sustainable? How are their investors ok with the losses? What does this mean for Softbank? Is WeWork a tech company? The list can go on, and time will eventually tell, but I believe many of the questions WeWork is facing can also be asked of many PropTech companies.’

Stay Alfred picks former Itron executive as new president | The Spokesman Review

‘Spokane Valley-based Stay Alfred announced Monday it has named former Itron executive Steve Helmbrecht its new president and chief financial officer.  Helmbrecht, a former chief financial officer for Liberty Lake-based Itron, filled the newly created position last week.’

The Micromobility Revolution: How Bikes And Scooters Are Shaking Up Urban Transport Worldwide | CB Insights

‘The micromobility revolution is in full swing, and startups are vying for a piece of the bike and scooter market. We dive into what micromobility looks like around the world, leaders across the space, and obstacles that these transportation solutions may face.’

On-Demand Warehousing: Coming Soon To An Industrial Property Near You? | Bisnow

‘On-demand warehouse space involves short-term leases of various sizes and durations — as much space as the customer needs, when it needs it, in a convenient location.’

Here Are Six Groundbreaking Female Founded PropTech Startups | Forbes

‘Things are changing, albeit at a slower pace than we would like. When I reached out to my network to find out about female founders in the space, I discovered many strong women doing cutting edge things in a whole range of fields in construction and real estate’

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