The Wing: Exclusive women-only club to open in London

London and Toronto among the cities where new launches planned
The Wing, a women-only co-working space and club, announced earlier this week that it's opening six new locations, and going international.
After raising $32m (£23m) in a Series B funding from investors like WeWork last November, The Wing's total investment was up to $42m (£30m), according to Forbes. The club currently has four open locations, three of which are in New York City, and one in Washington DC.
The new locations will be in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Williamsburg (Brooklyn), plus two international locations, including London and Toronto.
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