Voicera lands $13.5 million with help from big enterprise investors

It seems that everyone agrees that meetings are a time suck. There have been many attempts to use technology to make it easier to organize and run them, but Voicera, a Bay area startup, is attacking

With $10M in new funding, Huddly launches its smart GO camera for video conferencing

Huddly has built a smart camera that only has one mission: make your video meetings more productive. Now for the most part, you probably don’t think much about what camera you use for your video

Reason8 is an AI assistant for managers and meetings

Thanks to technology, making an audio recording of a meeting is a trivially easy task these days. While speech to text services can help tackle the tedium of transcription. But this just invites a sle

Cisco Spark Assistant bringing voice commands to meeting hardware

Anyone who has used modern meeting software knows it’s still fraught with challenges trying to get everyone into the meeting, futzing with the hardware or software and smoothly integrating external

Google Calendar on the web gets a fresh new look

After a few years of sticking with essentially the same design, Google Calendar on the web is getting a makeover today. That means a fresh new color palette and a design in line with Google’s Ma

Amazon’s AWS acquired meeting productivity startup Do to expand Chime

Amazon has quietly made one more acquisition to build out the productivity services on its cloud platform AWS. The company has acquired, a startup that had built a platform to make meetings

ThingThing iOS keyboard app adds meeting invites to woo Sunrise users

Productivity focused third party iOS keyboard app ThingThing is hoping to woo fans of the Sunrise calendar by adding a meeting invite feature -- following the latter's kiss-of-death acquisition by Mic

Plan launches a better calendar for busy people

Today, we have a variety of apps to manage our days – calendars, task lists, reminders, notes, and more. But the apps don’t always interoperate, and having the information in separate sil

Meetings That Don’t Suck

For most of us, and certainly for most of your team, meetings are the least productive part of our day. Yet too many brilliant people are stuck in too many meetings. Meeting cultures begat more meetin

Online Meeting Service Expands To Video, Still No Download Required

As anyone who has attended online meetings knows, traditional software with its clunky user interfaces and required software installations was in need of a change. That's why LogMeIn's online meeting

Charlie Briefs You On Your Upcoming Meetings By Emailing You One-Pagers On Attendees

A new web application called Charlie has raised a seed round of $1.75 million led by Lightbank Capital. The product emails you short, automatically generated one-pagers detailing what you need to know

Holograms, ‘Minority Report’ Gestures And Other Ways Your Meetings Will Change By 2018

<b>Editor's note:</b> <em>Jeff Cavins is the CEO of visual collaboration company FuzeBox. </em> I probably won’t ruffle too many feathers when I say very few people <a target="_blank" href="http

WebEx Co-Founder Launches Moxtra, A Fresh Take On Collaboration And Collection For iPad And Web

A couple of weeks ago I reported about the upcoming launch of Moxtra, a new tool from a group including many former WebEx folks that was starting a private beta for its virtual binder-based social col

Evermeeting Aims To Streamline Your Boring 4:30 All-Hands

If you hate meetings as much as I do, and I'm a misanthropic anthrophobe so I hate them a lot, then you'll be glad to see that <a target="_blank" href="">Evermeeting</a>, a new i

Eved Raises $9.5 M To Expand Its Online Marketplace For Meeting & Events Industry

Chicago-based <a href="">Eved</a>, an online marketplace for the meeting and events industry, has raised $9.5 million in a Series B round by New World Ventures and MK Capital. The fund