collaboration

Online collaboration has become routine thanks to productivity apps like Google Docs and team design platform Figma, among others, but there are still hosts of internet-connected applications where users cannot…

A Y Combinator-backed startup called Velt wants to make more apps collaborative

Does a photo still remain a photo when you add a music track to it? Hard to tell. Instagram said today that it will allow users to add music to…

Instagram will now let you add music to photo carousels

Many companies are struggling to get funding these days in an increasingly tight investment environment. It seems the days are gone when VC firms approach promising startups about funding instead…

Hex lands another $28M as data collaboration platform continues to gain traction

Microsoft Loop, a Notion-like hub for managing tasks and projects that sync across Microsoft 365 apps and services, launched in public preview today. Loop is available to users with a…

Microsoft launches Loop, its Notion competitor, in public preview

Enterprise project management and team collaboration platform monday.com is digging deeper into the Asia-Pacific with the opening of its new regional headquarters in Sydney. Founded in Israel, monday.com opened its…

Monday.com opens its APAC headquarters in Sydney

Samooha, a startup developing a “cross-cloud” data collaboration platform, today announced that it raised $12.5 million in a funding tranche backed by Altimeter Capital and Snowflake Ventures, among others. CEO…

Samooha launches with tech that lets companies securely share data

Digs, a Vancouver, Washington-based startup that is developing a collaboration tool for homebuilders and their vendors, is coming out of stealth today and announcing a $7 million seed funding round…

Digs is a Figma-like collaboration tool for home builders and suppliers

Apple announced its so-called Figma Whiteboard competitor called Freeform at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in June. The company hasn’t rolled out the idea board app to everyone yet, but…

Apple’s Freeform aims to be a collaborative whiteboard for everyone

The first rule of the $20 Billion Acquisition Club: Don’t mess up a good thing.

Adobe makes $20B bet on a collaborative future with Figma acquisition

Spotify’s digital audio workstation (DAW) platform Soundtrap is introducing new features for musicians, including live collaboration, auto save and comments. The firm said the first two features are under an…

Spotify’s Soundtrap app for musicians introduces live collaboration and auto save

After more than two years of remote work, many employees have no interest in returning to the office — at least not without good reason. Employers have responded in kind,…

Kumospace raises new cash to replace physical offices with virtual ones

Switchboard, a collaboration app that combines features of videoconferencing and digital whiteboarding, today announced that it raised $25 million in a Series A round that values the company at $200…

Switchboard creates virtual rooms to foster better collaboration

Dynaboard founder Alex Kern has been programming since he was a teen, and over the years has attended more than 100 hackathons, even launching one of his own, Cal Hacks.…

Dynaboard is building a low-code platform to bring design, product and development together

Following on the heels of countless other tech giants and startups, Apple is developing a whiteboarding app. It’s called Freeform, and it’ll be available on iOS 16, iPadOS 16 and…

Freeform is Apple’s take on a digital whiteboard

Not everyone is on board with the idea of remote work. But for those who are, Slack’s new profile features released today should make some workday tasks, particularly onboarding, a…

Slack now supports pronunciation guides in profiles

Bubbles, a startup that pitches its platform as the “anti-Zoom” for video messaging, today announced that it closed an $8.5 million funding round led by Khosla Ventures, Craft Ventures, Streamlined…

Bubbles aims to supercharge chats with async video messaging

This week during its TrailblazerDX 2022 conference, Salesforce announced a new set of low-code developer tools and integrations intended to bring Slack and Salesforce’s broader software portfolio closer together. Called…

New Salesforce developer tools look to tighten integration with Slack

After 14 years, it’s hard to keep calling Egnyte a startup. It’s more a wily veteran private company with steady growth, one that might have taken 12 years to reach…

With steady growth, Egnyte reaches $150M ARR and looks to future IPO

As remote teams, we need to communicate more, and when it comes to mental health, it’s better to say something and find out someone is fine than have them reach…

5 ways to improve mental health for software developers

As Tableau looks for ways to make data more accessible to a greater number of people across an organization, it will be announcing later today at the #Data21 customer conference…

New integration lets you query Tableau data in Slack by typing a question

Whimsical aims to make work collaborative, distributed and quick, enabling teams to create and share without having to open another tab or website.

Visual workspace Whimsical closes first funding as it enters next phase of growth

Reddit today is introducing a new way to post to its communities with the launch of the on-platform feature called “Predictions.” Spun off of the popular Reddit Polls, Predictions allow…

Reddit adds a new way to post with launch of ‘Predictions’ feature

Slack has been talking about expanding beyond text-based messaging for some time. Today at Dreamforce, the Salesforce customer conference taking place this week, it announced Clips, a way to leave…

Slack releases Clips video tool, announces 16 Salesforce integrations

A business continuity plan does not have to be complicated or long, but it needs to tell you or your senior team how to keep big things moving forward and…

Business continuity planning is a necessity for your fund and portfolio

Wire, the end-to-end encrypted messaging app and service, has raised a $21 million Series B funding round led by UVC Partners. As the company said a couple of years ago,…

Messaging app Wire raises $21 million

Meet Collabio Spaces: An office suite app with a cloudless co-authoring twist that looks helpful if you need to collaborate on documents without having to worry about losing control of…

Collabio lets you co-edit documents without the cloud

As we look ahead to a hybrid work world, we must find new ways to continue supporting employee productivity and creativity. It’s only when we’re able to fully realize passive…

Passive collaboration is essential to remote work’s long-term success

In a September interview at TechCrunch Disrupt, Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston talked about how the pandemic had forced the company to rethink what work means, and how his…

Dropbox shifts business product focus to remote work with Spaces update

Slack is holding its Frontiers conference this week — virtually like everyone else in 2020 — and it’s introducing some new features to make it easier to message between partners.…

Slack introduces new features to ease messaging between business partners

Dropbox CEO and co-founder Drew Houston, appearing at TechCrunch Disrupt today, said that COVID has accelerated a shift to distributed work that we have been talking about for some time,…

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston says the pandemic forced the company to reevaluate what work means