Asana raises $75M Series D led by Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management

Asana, the productivity and collaboration service, is getting a major infusion of cash after Generation Investment Management, a London-based firm backed by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, led a

Gmail adds support for third-party add-ons

Google is launching third-party add-ons for Gmail today. These native extensions will allow you to bring the power of services like Asana, DocuSign, Trello, Wrike and others directly to your inbox --

FundersClub experiments with the full-service online VC model at scale

Slowly disproving stereotypes, the online VC has established itself as a viable tool for tech finance. But while the model has made money for investors, the industry still faces perceptions of selling

How tech companies are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In celebration of Dr. King’s birthday and his major contributions to the civil rights movement, Twitter, Asana, Etsy, Google, Box, Slack, GitHub and sever

Asana co-founder discusses Thiel’s donation to Trump

Asana co-founder and head of product Justin Rosenstein discussed the political views of his controversial investor and former board member Peter Thiel today at the Tech Inclusion conference in San Fra

Task management app Asana takes on the spreadsheet with ‘custom fields’

Asana — the enterprise SaaS business started by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and early Facebook employee Justin Rosenstein — has made a name for itself as a workflow and task

Task management app Asana raises $50M at a $600M valuation led by YC’s Sam Altman

Asana, an enterprise app that lets people set and track projects and other goals, has hit a goal of its own: today, the company is announcing that it has raised $50 million. The Series C round &#82

Asana Poaches Diversity Manager From Facebook

Asana just announced that it’s hired Sonja Gittens-Ottley, formerly of Facebook, to serve as the productivity startup’s first-ever head of diversity and inclusion. Back in July, after som

Asana Debuts New Version Of Its Collab Software, Claims 140K Companies Use Its Service

This morning at Asana’s San Francisco headquarters, the startup announced a new version of its product, a new brand — logo — and, happily, some metrics about its growth. As you will

Asana Picks Up Google Exec Chris Farinacci To Run Its Business Ops

Asana, a company that provides tools to help teams collaborate, has hired Chris Farinacci, now formerly of Google, to run its business operations. At Google, Farinacci worked for nearly half a deca

You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn

Imagine if the founder of a very successful consumer technology company knocked on your door and offered to get you in on the ground floor of their new enterprise. Almost any VC would jump at the chan

Asana Wants To Get Better About Diversity, And This Is Its Plan

Asana, the team productivity software that’s raised $38.2 million from high-profile investors like Founders Fund and Andreessen Horowitz, just got called out on Twitter for its lack of diversity

Shift Messenger Makes It Easy For Workers To Swap Hours

Anyone who has worked a retail job knows what a pain it is to take time off. You usually have to find someone to cover your shift and, unless you’ve managed to arrange your schedule in advance, that

Asana Doubles Down On Mobile, Releases New iOS App

Asana, a company that provides collaboration tools to corporations and groups, today released a unified iOS application for iPhone and iPad. As other companies have in recent quarters, Asana built its

Billionaire Jewelry King Launches TaskWorld, A Management Tool All About Performance

Billionaire jewelry king Fred Mouawad has a different take on the world of task management. Most providers have some play on keeping a list or offer a schedule of reminders. But Mouawad, after hanging

Asana Adds Calendar Function To Its Collaboration Service

Asana, a software company working to help companies shelve email and work more cohesively, has brought a key new feature to its service, adding dynamic calendars to its mix of tasks, projects, and tea

Wrike Launches Enterprise Platform For Project Management And A Data Driven Business World

<a target="_blank" href="">Wrike</a> has launched a new version of its project management platform with an emphasis on real-time analysis and new features such as syncing calendars to

Wrike Raises $10M In Funding For Service That Helps The Work Get Done

Since its start seven years ago, <a target="_blank" href="">Wrike</a> has been entirely bootstrapped.  It has built a project management SaaS company that has helped it win clie

Wrike Reveals New UI And Time-Broadcasting Feature To Keep Employees On Task

Project collaboration startup <a target="_blank" href="">Wrike </a>has rolled out a minimalist user interface in the latest update of its Graphite application, which emphasises a w

Asana Integrates With Timesheet App Harvest To Track Time And Measure Productivity

Productivity startup <a target="_blank" href="">Asana</a> has integrated its task-management software with timesheet app Harvest, allowing workers to be more accountable to their
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