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WeWork Sees Bright Future in S. Korea, Making Aggressive Push to Expand

WeWork Sees Bright Future in S. Korea, Making Aggressive Push to Expand

SEOUL, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Choe Joseph, a financial consultant at Murex Korea Ltd., loves that his new office is fully set up for him and his seven colleagues at a WeWork workspace in downtown Seoul. The Paris-based software developer for financial institutions moved to WeWork Jongno Tower in November 2018 under a multi-year [...]

WeWork to Invest Further in S. Korea for Growth

WeWork to Invest Further in S. Korea for Growth

SEOUL, Mar. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S.-based coworking space provider WeWork will “definitely” continue to invest in South Korea as it sees a growing number of individuals and startups seeking support and a sense of community, a WeWork executive said Sunday. WeWork entered Korea in August 2016 by opening its first location in the affluent [...]

Samsung Teams Up with WeWork to Open Customer Service “Care Centers”

Samsung Teams Up with WeWork to Open Customer Service “Care Centers”

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics America and co-working office space provider WeWork have joined hands to open customer service areas à la Apple ‘s Genius Bar, according to an October 30 report from American business magazine Fast Company. Genius Bars are customer service areas within Apple Stores that are staffed with employees [...]

WeWork to Invest US$500 mln in S. Korea, Southeast Asia

WeWork to Invest US$500 mln in S. Korea, Southeast Asia

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — WeWork, a global shared office space provider, said Monday it will invest a combined US$500 million in South Korea and Southeast Asia as it attempts to expand its presence in the Asian market. Under the expansion plan, the New York-based company has appointed Matt Shampine, currently head of Marketing [...]

WeWork Opens its First Office Space in Seoul

WeWork Opens its First Office Space in Seoul

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – WeWork, an American company that provides shared workspaces, has opened its first office in Gangnam. The company currently operates over 100 offices in 30 cities around the world, providing business-to-business networking opportunities, and establishing business communities to help promote startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses.  “Seoul has long functioned as [...]