The Wing, a network of co-working and community spaces for women, has raised $32 million in Series B funding, led by WeWork.
“We are grateful to have WeWork’s unmatched abilities in our corner as we expand and grow The Wing’s physical footprint and community. As pioneers in the field of co-working and community building, WeWork shares in our mission to provide women with a space to take flight, ” said Audrey Gelman.
This is one of the biggest series B funding rounds ever raised by female founders.
Founded in 2016 by Lauren Kassan and Audrey Gelman, The Wing launched its first space in New York and then added a second one in Soho recently. This is one of the biggest series B funding rounds ever raised by female founders.
“Today we are thrilled to announce that WeWork is leading The Wing’s series B financing, and I will be joining The Wing’s board of directors. This investment, our largest to date, will help fuel The Wing’s expansion around the world, connecting even more women to their vibrant, progressive, strong community.”
“I am grateful to work at a company with founders and leaders who are truly committed to changing the world. At this moment in time, I could not be more optimistic about how Jen, Julie and the rest of the WeWork team in partnership with Audrey, Lauren and the rest of The Wing team will create magic together,” announced WeWork COO, Jen Berrent in a blog post.
The Wing’s mission is to create space for women to advance their pursuits and build community together.