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  • BetterWorks and CEO sued by ex-employee for alleged sexually suggestive assault

    BetterWorks and CEO sued by ex-employee for alleged sexually suggestive assault

    Beatrice Kim is suing her former employer, BetterWorks, and its CEO Kris Duggan for allegedly assaulting her in a sexual manner during a company retreat. The lawsuit also implicates the startup’s regional VP Matt Hart and VP of People Operations Tamara Cooksey for allowing sexual harassment in the workplace and not taking action after the alleged assault was reported. Read More

  • HR 2.0 is the poster child for the next wave of SaaS innovation Crunch Network

    HR 2.0 is the poster child for the next wave of SaaS innovation

    The path for SaaS domination of a market segment has historically followed one of two routes: bringing previously offline workflows online, or moving on-premise software processes online. In short, SaaS would take over segments that previously were not SaaSified. Yet, the current wave of HR SaaS innovators the past few years is proving that there can be more to the story. Read More

  • BetterWorks raises another $20M to build a ‘business operating system’ for enterprises

    BetterWorks raises another $20M to build a ‘business operating system’ for enterprises

    BetterWorks, a platform for employees to set themselves goals, share them with others in their organization and track how well those goals are being met, has raised another $20 million in Series B funding. The company is not disclosing its valuation but we understand from sources close to the deal that it is around $100 million. Led by Emergence Capital — an early backer of… Read More

  • BetterWorks’ Goal Is To Bring Goal Setting To Every Organization

    BetterWorks’ Goal Is To Bring Goal Setting To Every Organization

    BetterWorks, a cloud platform that helps companies set and manage goals, announced a new feature today that automatically updates goal progress based on information in Salesforce and Workday. The platform enables employees to set goals in an open fashion so that everyone can understand what others are doing and see how the different pieces fit within the overall goals of the organization. Read More

  • Business Goals Platform BetterWorks Leaves Stealth With $15.5M Led By KPCB

    Business Goals Platform BetterWorks Leaves Stealth With $15.5M Led By KPCB

    BetterWorks, a new, cloud-based platform designed to help employees set and reach business goals — and the newest project from gamification pioneer Kris Duggan of Badgeville — is coming out of stealth today, as the startup of the same name announces that it has reached some goals of its own. It has raised $15.5 million from a group of top investors; and it has picked up 25… Read More

  • BetterWorks Adds Catering To Office Perks Platform

    BetterWorks Adds Catering To Office Perks Platform

    BetterWorks, a company that gives small companies an easy way to reward and incentivize employees, is adding a new feature to the mix—catering. As we’ve reported previously, BetterWorks, which was co-founded by Paige Craig, George Ishii and co-creator of Farmville Sizhao Yang, launched to help small businesses manage company perks and rewards. The startup gives small businesses… Read More

  • BetterWorks Brings Big Company Perks To Bay Area Startups — Coming Soon: The Gamification Of Working

    BetterWorks Brings Big Company Perks To Bay Area Startups — Coming Soon: The Gamification Of Working

    What’s better: an employer giving you $500 or an employer giving you an iPad? At first, you may think it’s better to get the cash. But often, that money is used on things such as paying bills — important, but not lasting. The iPad will last. Every time that person uses it, they’ll remember who gave it to them. “Employees value the non-cash rewards three times over… Read More