2. The Wing $75M
Round: Series C
Select investors: Airbnb, New Enterprise Associates, Sequoia Capital, The We Company, Upfront Ventures
Description: The Wing is a network of work and community spaces designed for women.
Industry: Communities, Coworking, Women’s
Funding round details: The Wing, the coworking space for women, has raised $75M in Series C funding from investors that include New Enterprise Associates, Sequoia Capital, Upfront Ventures, Airbnb, and WeWork. Founded in 2016 by Audrey Gelman and Lauren Kassan, The Wing has now raised a total of $117.5M over a total of five rounds.
The team at AlleyWatch believes it’s important to have an inclusive discussion around the challenges facing women in tech along with highlighting the work of the female entrepreneurs that have made NYC one of the best places for women in tech according to some recent studies. That’s why we are running this series that showcases women in tech in New York.
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