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"We’re going to have to redesign everything” – says Amol Sarva, the Knotel workspace CEO and serial entrepreneur from New York in conversation with Bit & Pretzels' Britta Weddeling. Last year Amol raised $400 million for his company, but today business as usual is over due to coronavirus. Flex-office firm Knotel struggles to pay rent at several of its New York City locations. It had to lay off nearly half of its staff, and nearly one-third of its tenants have requested some form of rent relief. In this episode Amol talks about the principles of leading a company through a business shutdown and shares rare & personal insights into what he has learned in his 20 years as serial entrepreneur who started Virgin Mobile, the Peek smartphone & Halo Neuroscience about survival & resilience.
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