Project management service Zenhub raises $10M as it goes beyond GitHub
Zenhub got its start in 2014 as a project management service for developers that was deeply integrated with GitHub. While the company has expanded its feature set over the years, users always needed a
Businesses can now hire project managers through Fiverr
Fiverr, the online gig marketplace for just about anything, today launched a white glove service for big-budget buyers. Called Project Partner, the service pairs customers with a project leader who ma
The OpenInfra Foundation launches ‘directed funding’ as a new way to support open source projects
The OpenInfra Foundation, the open source foundation that used to be the OpenStack Foundation until it expanded its scope beyond its flagship project a few years ago, today announced an interes
The guide to great metrics: Product-led principles
Metrics alone don’t help you build a business. They can help you set targets, but they do little to help you hit those targets.
Staffbase raises $115M at a $1.1B valuation to help internal comms teams get their message across
The COVID-19 pandemic, with its by-product of social distancing to help reduce the spread of infection, led to many organizations working in a far more distributed way than they had in the past, and t
Asana’s new workflow tools help companies coordinate work across teams
Asana has always been about helping teams coordinate projects, but for the most part throughout the history of the company that has involved providing individual teams with the tools to manage a parti
Acho takes in seed funding to build super app for data workers
Acho turns a company's data assets into business applications, like a performance dashboard, project management or web app, without the help of IT resources or any existing data infrastructure.
Turing books $87M at a $1.1B valuation to help source, hire and manage engineers remotely
When it comes to engineering talent in the world of tech, demand continues to outpace supply, a predicament so acute that by 2030, that disparity will balloon to 85 million positions being unfilled, a
ClickUp raises $400M at a $4B valuation to expand its all-in-one workplace productivity platform to Europe
Companies like Slack and Asana stormed into the world of tech to steal a march on incumbents like Microsoft in providing a new wave of point solutions to make it easier for workers respectively to cha
EverAfter closes $13M to help companies ride off into the sunset with their customers
EverAfter's customer-facing tool streamlines onboarding and retention and enables B2B clients to embed personalized customer portals within any product.
Despite the hype, construction tech will be hard to disrupt
Construction technology users are more like general consumers. This means the technology ideally must be easy to use on the first try and adaptable to a wide variety of job site protocols.
Forecast nabs $19M for its AI-based approach to project management and resource planning
Project management has long been a people-led aspect of the workplace, but that has slowly been changing. Trends in automation, big data and AI have not only ushered in a new wave of project managemen
Basecamp sees mass employee exodus after CEO bans political discussions
Following a controversial ban on political discussions earlier this week, Basecamp employees are heading for the exits. The company employs around 60 people, and roughly a third of the company appears
Co-founded by a leader of SpaceX’s missions operations, Epsilon3 wants to be the OS for space launches
Laura Crabtree spent a good chunk of her childhood watching rocket launches on television, and her entire professional career launching rockets, first at Northrup Grumman and then at SpaceX. Now, the
Citrix is acquiring Wrike from Vista for $2.25B
Citrix announced today that it plans to acquire Wrike, a SaaS project management platform, from Vista Equity Partners for $2.25 billion. Vista bought the company just two years ago. Citrix, which is b
ClickUp CEO talks hiring, raising and scaling in the white-hot productivity space
Few young software companies have had as great a year as San Diego-based ClickUp. The company, which makes business productivity tools for task management, goals and docs, raised its first bit of outs
JetBrains presses go on its Space project management platform for developers
With Slack being acquired by Salesforce for $28 billion, the world of collaborative tools for teams is on fire right now. Notion is super hot and last year Frame.io raised $50 million and Microsoft ha
Construction tech startups are poised to shake up a $1.3-trillion-dollar industry
As one of the least digitized sectors of our economy, construction is ripe for technology disruption.
Dropbox shifts business product focus to remote work with Spaces update
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 company is shifting
Wrike launches new AI tools to keep your projects on track
Project management service Wrike today announced at its user conference a major update to its platform that includes a lot of new AI smarts for keeping individual projects on track and on time, as wel