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David Barrett from Expensify shares some notes behind their now shuttered "wild experiment" of opening a working + socializing lounge for their employees (and the public) in downtown San Francisco's financial district to see if it would bring more workers back to the office voluntarily. The answer was, albeit a successful brand experience and incubator for product innovations, an astounding "mostly no".

They did learn a lot, especially how hard it is to run a coworking space. I think the next logical step is partnering with coworking spaces instead. Right?

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