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WeWork Joins Hub71 To Launch Its First Branch in the MENA Region

Launching in 2020 in the UAE.

WeWork announces the launch of its first location in the UAE, in a partnership with Hub71, based in Abu Dhabi’s Global Market Space. Alongside Hub71, WeWork will establish over 5,000 square meters and three floors of collaborative and motivational workspace dedicated to tech companies, venture capitals, universities, corporate companies and upcoming startups.

Abu Dhabi can look forward to adding this new initiative to its list of up-and-coming innovations at Hub71, which is already home to globally renowned tech accelerators such as Starburst, Techstars, and Plug and Play ADGM. At Hub71, WeWork will offer the ability to choose from a variety of products and services such as private noise-controlled office spaces and hot desks starting at $400 (AED 1,470) per desk per month.

“We are excited to expand our global community through this new partnership with Hub71. The UAE’s capital city attracts innovative entrepreneurs, established businesses, and startups; the same type of people and businesses that call WeWork home around the globe,” says Anthony Yazbeck, managing director of International Operations for WeWork.

Founded in 2010, WeWork creates flexible and reliable workspaces that help people and businesses collaborate, network and expand operations. Today, WeWork is the go-to worldwide community that offers its services to a variety of startups and SMEs containing over 400,000 members around the world. Their exclusive membership offerings provide members with the capability to work from multiple global locations, whilst allowing companies to expand their operations to new cities worldwide.

“WeWork shows that Abu Dhabi is ready to welcome global tech talent, international startups and entrepreneurs from all over the world. With a shift towards collaborative and adaptable ways of working, WeWork establishes itself as a leader in workspace solutions. Through Hub71, Abu Dhabi residents will benefit from innovative workplaces and gain access to a physical and virtual network that links them to WeWork’s community around the world,” adds Mahmoud Adi, CEO and founder of Hub71.

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