• Money And A New CEO For SocialText

    Money And A New CEO For SocialText

    We reported in July that Palo Alto-based wiki startup SocialText was looking for a new CEO to help speed growth. Tonight they are announcing their new CEO – former Cisco and Adobe exec Eugene Lee. Founder and former CEO Ross Mayfield becomes Chairman and President of the company. The company is also announcing a $6.5 million second tranche of its Series C funding ($3 million was announced in… Read More

  • SocialText Looks For New CEO

    SocialText Looks For New CEO

    SocialText, a wiki startup based in Palo Alto, is looking for a new CEO. Founder and current CEO Ross Mayfield wrote a post on his personal blog today, saying the company is looking for a new leader to “take it to the next level.” I spoke to Ross for a few minutes this evening. He says he’s really good at the early stage and externally focused stuff – marketing, strategy… Read More

  • Socialtext Launches Unplugging Capability

    Socialtext Launches Unplugging Capability

    Socialtext, a corporate wiki tool, released Socialtext Unplugged today at the LeWeb3 conference in Paris. It is an unplug icon that lets users work on their wiki even when they are not connected to the Internet. While still online, users can click the blue Unplug icon, which will then download a selection of wiki pages so that those pages become available offline. Once a user comes back online… Read More

  • WikiMatrix Allows Side-By-Side Wiki Comparison

    WikiMatrix Allows Side-By-Side Wiki Comparison

    Like it or not, wikis are a dime a dozen these days. So when (and if) it comes time to choose one, WikiMatrix is a good place to start. It’s a site that allows you to compare any and all wikis on the market in a side-by-side grid. WikiMatrix has over 100 wikis to compare. The wiki designers maintain the information on their listing because, as WikiMatrix founder Andreas Gohr puts it… Read More

  • SocialText aims for wiki 2.0

    SocialText aims for wiki 2.0

    Enterprise wiki vendor SocialText rolled out version 2.0 of its software this morning and made a couple of changes that are important for people beyond its existing customer base. The changes include a drastic overhaul to the standard wiki interface and the release of a REST API to enable mashups with the company’s wikis. SocialText has been in the market for four years. The 30 employee… Read More

  • SocialText/wikiCalc: More Interesting Than Google Spreadsheets

    SocialText has announced an agreement with Dan Bricklin for the exclusive distribution rights to his wikiCalc spreadsheet software (Dan Bricklin is also the creator of VisiCalc, the first spreadsheet for personal computers). Like Google’s new Spreadsheets application and other online spreadsheets, one of the goals of wikiCalc is to end the “email volleyball” issue (as SocialText… Read More