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Layoffs are the latest trend for on-demand companies

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A number of on-demand services companies are turning to layoffs to trim costs and shore up their balance sheets.

Why it matters: After years of seeing their unprofitable growth subsidized by plentiful venture dollars, companies are facing increased pressure to prove they can stand on their own two feet.

Driving the news: Here's a sampling of the cuts from just this past week:

Go deeper: WeWork to lay off 2,400 employees