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Adam Schwab

Business director and commentator

WeWork, the tech unicorn turning out to be a donkey

WeWork, the tech unicorn turning out to be a donkey

Many predicted that co-work start-up WeWork was already massively overvalued, but it turns out sceptics had only scratched the surface.

Is WeWork the most overvalued company ever?

Is WeWork the most overvalued company ever?

When you really dig down into the numbers, WeCo is a one-trick pony — and the one trick ain’t that good.

How Afterpay became one of the most valuable companies in Australia

How Afterpay became one of the most valuable companies in Australia

The buy now, pay later system has a market value of nearly $7 billion. But will what investors buy now definitely pay off later?

Keeping up with the Kushners. Again.

Keeping up with the Kushners. Again.

While the recent college admissions scandal has thrown Jared Kushner back under the microscope, scandal and the spotlight are nothing new for this family.

Forget Frydenberg, the housing bubble needs to burst

Forget Frydenberg, the housing bubble needs to burst

The housing market is long overdue for some creative destruction. The question is when it will occur.

Risky business: the 2018 Crikey business awards

Risky business: the 2018 Crikey business awards

From Theranos to Snapchat, 2018 was a stand-out year for bad business, but there were some winners.

The sweet High Court win against controversial businessman Bill Lewski

The sweet High Court win against controversial businessman Bill Lewski

Lewski’s actions at Prime Trust were among the most brazen acts in Australian corporate history.

No country for young people: Australia is run by and for boomer land-owners

No country for young people: Australia is run by and for boomer land-owners

There are obvious and unequal benefits that the wealthy land-owning class receive, largely through our discriminatory tax system.

How Google became the internet's biggest standover man

How Google became the internet's biggest standover man

A recent submission to the ACCC enquiry shows that Australian businesses are being played by the search engine monopoly holders.

How did it all get so dark and stormy for Blue Sky?

How did it all get so dark and stormy for Blue Sky?

The flailing Queensland company have been overvaluing investments left and right. How long can they last?