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The Wing expands to six new locations

Very surprising WeWork didn’t conceive of this

The Wing co-founders Lauren Kassan (L) and Audrey Gelman
(Credit: Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider)

The Wing announced plans to expand to six new locations, including Williamsburg. The social club offers co-working space and amenities designed with women’s needs in mind. No men are allowed.

Revenue Model: Membership at the Wing costs between $215 and $250 a month, according to the NYPost.

Potential Hurdle: Although the New York Human Rights Commission is looking into whether the exclusion of men violates anti-discrimination laws, this is not a major concern. We would be shocked if laws that were passed to empower women were used to do the opposite, particularly in our zeitgeist.

Worth Noting: The Wing raised $32 million in a Series B round four months ago. The lead investor was WeWork.

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