WeWork versus CoWrks: how two real estate scions are betting big on the co-working space

Sidharth Menda of CoWrks and Karan Virwani of WeWork

Key highlights

  • Expect investments of $400 million per year for the next five years in the space.
  • CoWrks of RMZ Group wants to build a network of entrepreneurs within India.
  • Both WeWork and CoWrks are creating something invaluable for the Indian startup ecosystem.

“Do what you love.” These words in white stare at you from the black T-shirts sported by a handful of young people as they move about with urgency at the Embassy Galaxy in the heart of Bengaluru, where WeWork’s 1.4 lakh sqft flagship co-working office is being readied for launch on July 1.