Share via Shortlink Photo illustration of Knotel CEO Amol Sarva (Sarva by Sasha Maslov; iStock)As Knotel battles lawsuits from landlords, evictions and accusations of unpaid rent, its CEO says the flex-office provider has secured new funding.Knotel CEO Amol Sarva reportedly told staff on Monday that the company has gotten a fresh influx of cash, according to Business Insider, citing a source with knowledge of the all-hands meeting.Sarva did not disclose the amount of money raised or details about who was involved, although a source told the publication that it is a restructuring type of deal that includes equity and debt.Earlier this summer, Sarva said he had raised $10 million and wanted to raise $100 million by the end of August. Forbes reported that the new funding could cut the company’s valuation in half.In August 2019 the company said it raised $400 million through a Series C raise, which gave Knotel a valuation of at least $1.3 billion. Investors included Mori Trust, Itochu Corp, and Mercuria Investment Co, along with Newmark Knight Frank, Norwest Venture Partners, and the Sapir Organization, which is led by Alex Sapir.This year, Knotel has suffered along with other co-working companies as demand for office space has lagged during the pandemic. The company has been hit with a dozens of lawsuits over the past few months from landlords who claim they have not been paid, as well as eviction notices at two of its spaces.Knotel has also been scaling back its once-ambitious expansion plans and in November said it was looking to trim 60 percent of its 4.8 million-square-foot global portfolio. It has also cut staff several times over the course of the pandemic.[Business Insider] — Keith Larsen Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink TagsCommercial Real EstateKnoteloffice marketReal Estate Lawsuits
Although it is easy to open a shop
, but it is not easy to run up. Shop wants to achieve a certain amount of sales, not only to talk about business skills, but also to pay a lot of sweat. When the shop just opened soon, when the initial operation, many people have to worry about the amount of popular shop, how to let the shop gather more popular, quickly open the sales situation? In addition to good promotion work, shop to bind your own independent domain name written brief is the first step of success.
does not promote the equivalent of shop dead shop, no one knows your shop, there will be no buyers take the initiative to find you. If the promotion of the application of a good skill, every step is done in place, the flow of the shop will naturally improve, with a certain amount of traffic, popularity will automatically be converted to sales. However, how to achieve the promotion of the shop known as the
first consider the issue from the buyer’s identity. You can imagine, buyers every day hard shuttle in the shop can be sure too many to count, is the most visited shop after forget, even vaguely a little impression, the probability of next time to find this little shop, to look for a needle in the ocean. So the first step to success is to let the customer have a deep impression on your shop, and let your potential customers can remember you unconsciously.
survey data show that there is an independent domain name shop, sales are no more than the independent domain name 25%. China Connaught network business experts believe that the reason lies in the analysis, there is a domain name shop buyers are more accessible, but also help to enhance the brand image of the store. Because as long as the set of proprietary domain name, enter the domain name in the browser can quickly open your shop. Therefore, a good domain name is the same as building a brand for the enterprise or product, which represents the existence of a high-quality shop.
in addition to the generic name, a domain name is short, easy to pronounce and easy to remember can be regarded as its value. People are usually reluctant to search through the search engine to find a web site inconvenient, most people would rather guess or try a reasonable domain name to visit the site they want to visit directly. If your online domain name is good to remember, but also allows people to understand that you shop in the center of the other key business, then the customer to your shop image and strength has a good impression.
is now available for registered domains are decreasing, but China nets business experts think that you store in the selection must not rashly, must pay attention to the choice of their corresponding shop content domain, not only easy to remember, but also can increase the credibility of the store network. In short, the use of a good domain name is equivalent to the shop hung "a gilded signboard", the shop business would not fire could be harder. Maybe you do not believe, but in fact, register a good domain name for the store did a lot of help.
, a brief note that reflects the characteristics of the store. Short domain containing the store name or trade name, customers can easily remember, even guess. Especially for old customers, as long as he remembered.