Venue raises $4M from Accel and the CEOs of Slack, Remote and Squarespace to give teamwide video meetings a new breath of life
Zoom has in many ways “won” the mindshare game when it comes to video conferencing: Whether you’re actually using Zoom or another service that’s wrapped into another platform l
Pulse, the maker of an automatic Slack status updater, acquires team communication startup Lounge
Lounge, a team communication startup that was looking to reimagine the future of work with features designed for remote and distributed workforces, has now found an exit after Slack entered its same m
3 factors to consider when adding remote visual assistance software to your tech stack
With AR solutions now projected to be a $175 billion market by 2026, a technology like remote visual assistance has the potential to seamlessly integrate into current support processes and systems.
Meta’s Workplace will integrate with WhatsApp later this year to expand communication with front-line employees
Workplace, the app owned and originally built by Facebook (now Meta) as a version of the social network for enterprise employees to communicate with each other, has signed up upwards of 7 million user
Airplane soars with $8.5M to make creating internal tools less burdensome
With developers in mind, the company gives engineers back the time they were spending building internal tools and away from product engineering.
Runway raises $2M seed, launches its ‘air traffic control’ system for mobile app releases
Runway, a startup that emerged from the challenges that faced Rent the Runway’s first iOS team, is now exiting beta and launching its service that simplifies the mobile app release cycle —
Hubilo picks up $125M to double down on building a more engaging platform for virtual and live events
Virtual became the norm for physical gatherings at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, and now, as many jet back into in-person meetings, some believe that the online version, at least in some form,
Fin names former Twilio exec Evan Cummack as CEO, raises $20M
Fin's software captures employee workflow data from across applications and turns it into productivity insights to improve the way enterprise teams work and remain engaged.
Google Workspace opens up spaces for all users
Google is tying everything together with a handbook for navigating hybrid work, which includes best practice blueprints for five common hybrid meetings.
Sneaker community startup SoleSavy raises $12.5 million Series A to build an end-to-end sneakersphere
Collectibles boomed during the pandemic and while NFT outfits like NBA Top Shot exploded as consumers flirted with newer efforts, the sneaker world grew even more mature with enthusiasts digging deepe
Could Claap, an asynchronous video meetings platform, end the tyranny of Zoom calls?
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
Gatheround raises millions from Homebrew, Bloomberg and Stripe’s COO to help remote workers connect
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
PingPong is a video chat app for product teams working across multiple time zones
From the earliest days of the pandemic, it was no secret that video chat was about to become a very hot space. Over the past several months investors have bankrolled a handful of video startups with s
Proving voicemail doesn’t have to be wack, the Slack-backed startup Yac raises $7.5 million
Yac, the Orlando, Florida-based startup that’s digitizing voice messages for remote offices, has raised $7.5 million in a new round of funding. The company’s service has garnered enough at
Cosmos Video — a ‘Club Penguin for adults’ to socialise and work — raises $2.6M from LocalGlobe
All over the world startups are piling into the space marked “virtual interaction and collaboration”. What if a startup created a sort of “Club Penguin for adults”? Step forward Cosmos
Why Sapphire’s Jai Das thinks the Salesforce-Slack deal could succeed
"I think there are some companies that have a lot of COVID tailwind."
Woven adds to its calendar app’s $20/mo premium plan
Productivity software has had a huge couple of years, yet for all of the great note-taking apps that have launched, consumers haven’t gotten a lot of quality options for Google Calendar replacem
ZenHub’s new automation tools improve developer hand-offs in GitHub
ZenHub, the popular project management solution for GitHub users, today announced the launch of its new features for automating hand-offs between teams. The idea behind Automated Workflows, as it is c
A Norwegian school quit using video calls after a naked man ‘guessed’ the meeting link
A school in Norway has stopped using popular video conferencing service Whereby after a naked man apparently “guessed” the link to a video lesson. According to Norwegian state broadcaster
Apple has acquired Workflow, a powerful automation tool for iPad and iPhone
Apple has finalized a deal to acquire Workflow today — a tool that lets you hook together apps and functions within apps in strings of commands to automate tasks. We’ve been tracking this one for