TIP366: Billion Dollar Loser w/ Reeves Wiedeman

Stig Brodersen speaks with Reeves Wiedeman and learns the unfiltered story of The Rise and Fall of WeWork and co-founder Adam Neumann.  IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:(04:12) How WeWork got started(19:53) How WeWork tried becoming a tech company with a 16-year-old Director of IT(27:29) How Softbank made a $4.4B investment in WeWork on a napkin(35:08) Whether or not CEO Adam Neumann was a true believer of a con artist (37:07) How WeWork went from a $96B valuation to single digits in a matter of weeks.  (40:28) Why Adam Neumann was ousted from his own company  *Disclaimer: Slight timestamp discrepancies may occur due to podcast platform differences.BOOKS AND RESOURCES:Reeves Wiedeman’s book, Billion Dollar Loser – Read reviews of this book  Take your business to the next level by hiring the right people with ZipRecruiterCommunicate your ideas in the best way possible with CanvaThank an awesome human with the best scrubs in the world — FIGS! Enter promo code WSB at checkout to get 15% offGet up to 40% off + Free Shipping on Four Sigmatic‘s Mushroom Coffee bundles.Uncover thousands of business ideas and discover the steps you need to execute with My First Million. Search My First Million on your podcast appStart feeling better with a single message. Match with a licensed therapist with Talkspace and get $100 off your first month with the promo code WSBGet three months free when you protect yourself with ExpressVPN, the VPN we trust to keep us private onlineTeach kids good money habits the fun and easy way with GoHenry’s debit card for kids and app for parents. Get one free month with promo code WSBCheck out our Investing Starter Packs about business and financeBrowse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) hereSupport our free podcast by supporting our sponsorsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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