Meet Our Frankfurt Labs Team: David Wohde

Every WeWork Labs location comes equipped with a feature no other space can replicate: the Labs Manager, your onsite super-connector whose job is to help you fulfill your destiny. Our Labs managers are just as diverse as the Labs and members they lead—a global team with various backgrounds, cultures, interests, and more. In this post, we’re learning a bit about David Wohde.

Name: David Wohde

Title: Labs Manager

Lab: Taunusanlage 8, Frankfurt, Germany

If you had to describe yourself in three words, what would they be?

Empathic, entrepreneurial, brave.

What did you do before you joined WeWork Labs?

Had three startups, two which failed and one which I successfully sold.

What do you like best about working with early-stage startups?

To see how ideas grow to great businesses.

What do you do when you’re not helping startups succeed?

Music (listening, producing, DJing), eat, travel.

What’s your superpower?

Combining practical and emotional experience.

Share a fun fact about yourself:

I started my career as a dishwasher (seriously).

What are some good places to grab a bite to eat near your Lab?

Lam Fréres (Vietnamese).

What are your favorite things to do near your Lab?

Gym (just kidding), having a walk at the (central) park, meeting friends for a drink.

What's your most important piece of advice for startups?

Take all the support you can get.

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