The COVID-19 pandemic, with its by-product of social distancing to help reduce the spread of infection, led to many organizations working in a far more distributed way than they had in the past, and t
We're no longer in startup Kansas, y'all. If current conditions hold, we're going to see some startups struggle this year. Maybe even a lot of them.
Asana has always been about helping teams coordinate projects, but for the most part throughout the history of the company that has involved providing individual teams with the tools to manage a parti
The flow of capital in SaaS is becoming increasingly bifurcated. There are the "haves" (public companies with revenue growth of over 30%) and the "have nots" (everyone else) of B2B software.
For the third time this month, AWS today suffered an outage in one of its data centers. This morning, a power outage in its US-EAST-1 region affected services like Slack, Asana, Epic Games and others.
We may hear a lot about how big businesses are undergoing digital transformation, but the trend isn’t exclusively limited to them, and today a startup that’s building better productivity t
Conductor — a marketing technology company that was snapped up by WeWork at the height of the latter company’s expansion ambitions, only then to buy itself out in the wake of WeWork’
Companies like Slack and Asana stormed into the world of tech to steal a march on incumbents like Microsoft in providing a new wave of point solutions to make it easier for workers respectively to cha
New Relic, the observability platform, has made an acquisition and is launching a new service on the back of it to bring a new dimension into bigger strategy to bring developers and operations closer
You’ve heard of SPACs, meme stocks and buy now, pay later, but have you heard of the LTSE, First Women's Bank and Upsolve?
Even if you are tired of IPOs, the direct listings from Amplitude and Warby Parker warrant your attention.
Because of the pandemic, we’re all a lot more familiar with remote working than we used to be, whether we like it or not. But the remote tools of the pre-pandemic era — Slack, Trello, Zoom, As
Few things have captured Silicon Valley-based investors’ attention in recent years quite like the quest to back the successor(s) to Google Docs. The estimable and entrenched productivity suite h
Remote work is no longer a new topic, as much of the world has now been doing it for a year or more because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies — big and small — have had to react in myria
Laura Crabtree spent a good chunk of her childhood watching rocket launches on television, and her entire professional career launching rockets, first at Northrup Grumman and then at SpaceX. Now, the
Few young software companies have had as great a year as San Diego-based ClickUp. The company, which makes business productivity tools for task management, goals and docs, raised its first bit of outs
Competitive advantage will go to the players who understand what truly motivates their customers and connect their pricing to that engine.
Time flies. It was nearly a year ago that The Exchange started keeping tabs on startups that managed to reach $100 million in annual recurring revenue, or ARR. Our goal was to determine which unicorns
Workplace SaaS tools for teams have seen rocket ship growth in the past several years, and that adoption has given rise to a host of software tools geared toward improving individual productivity. Man
Acapela, a new startup co-founded by Dubsmash founder Roland Grenke, is breaking cover today in a bid to re-imagine online meetings for remote teams. Hoping to put an end to video meeting fatigue, the