According to a recent Crunchbase post, Meetup, the NYC-based events platform, founded in 2002 by Brendan McGovern, Matt Meeker, Peter Kamali, and Scott Heiferman has been acquired by coworking behemoth WeWork. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
This marks a continuation of WeWork’s acquisition spree. Last month, the company announced its acquisition of coding academy, Flatiron School.
Prior to the acquisition, Meetup, had raised $18.3M in reported funding over five rounds. Backers of the company include Click Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), eBay, Ev Williams, Omidyar Network, Partners, Scott Belsky, Tony Hsieh, and Union Square Ventures. WeWork has raised a total of $9.9B in reported funding over thirteen rounds from investors that include Goldman Sachs, Benchmark, SoftBank, T. Rowe Price, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Wellington Management, Fidelity Investments, Aleph, Hony Capital, Glade Brook Capital Partners, Legend Holdings, Aber Whitcomb, Harvard Management Company, and Shanghai Jin Jiang International Hotels.