Breather is a flexible workspace provider based in Montreal, Canada. The Next Web referred to it as the "Uber for private workspaces."

Breather is a company that facilitates transactions between consumers and people renting out livable space. The company promotes itself as a way to find an environment to rest outside of your home or office.

Breather was founded in Nov 1, 2012 by by Caterina Rizzi & Julien Smith. The company is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with hundreds of locations across the globe including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and London. Breather runs and operates spaces in 10 cities across North America and Europe.

Breather provides flexible workspace solutions without lengthy turnarounds or leases that lock you in, leaving you space to concentrate on what’s next.

Breather is backed by leading global investors including Menlo Ventures, Temassek Holdings, GV, RRE Ventures and many others.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $122.5M in 5 funding rounds (Last Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$20M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Montreal
  • State: Quebec
  • Country: Canada
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