Proptech firm Essensys targets global expansion

As all industry eyes watch WeWork and the troubled co-working company’s expected refinancing, the founder of a tech firm serving office space providers is adamant that the flexible revolution is here to stay whatever happens to its once-posterchild – and is planning an international push to capitalise. “What we are seeing from the biggest global occupiers is that they are now seeing flexibility as the demand default,” says Mark Furness, chief executive of Essensys, which makes software that helps operators of co-working and flexible offices manage IT across their portfolios. “They don’t want the onerous, financially burdensome, long-term commitments of