Eliot Brown

Wall Street Journal reporter

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Reporter for the Wall Street Journal covering startups and venture capital.

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WeWork founder Adam Neumann is expected to step down as CEO of the company. He’ll still be chairman of the co-working startup.

CEO of WeWork to step down amid tales of financial impropriety and wild partying

WeWork founder Adam Neumann is expected to step down as CEO of the company. He’ll still be chairman of the co-working startup.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Not so long ago, a scooter was something a kid would ride down the street. Now adults everywhere are hopping on motorized scooters from Bird, Lime, Uber, and Lyft.

Are we in an e-scooter bubble?

Not so long ago, a scooter was something a kid would ride down the street. Now adults everywhere are hopping on motorized scooters from Bird, Lime, Uber, and Lyft.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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