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Quip raises $10 million for electric toothbrushes and dental care

The mouth tech industry is continuing to pick up steam with electric toothbrush startup Quip’s latest $10 million funding round from Silicon Valley Bank and its acquisition of dental insurance s

Quip adds an App Store as it pushes toward full-blown collaboration platform

When Salesforce bought Quip, a document-based, mobile-first collaboration tool for $750 million last September, it may have seemed like an odd purchase, but Salesforce and Quip have been hard at work

Quip raises $10 million for electric toothbrushes

There are venture-backed shoes, razors, and glasses. So why not, toothbrushes? Quip has raised a $10 million round for its dental care business. Sherpa Capital, Blue Scorpion VC and Demi Lovato are am

Salesforce’s Quip acquires ex-Facebook designer studio Unity&Variety

Some ex-Facebook designers will be adding extra pizzazz to Salesforce’s word processing company Quip, which today acquired Unity&Variety. Founded in 2015 by Joey Flynn and Drew Hamlin after

Dropbox rolls out PDF signing, iMessage integrations and picture-in-picture on iOS

Dropbox is still working its way through the enterprise world in order to show the world it isn’t just dumb online storage — which, given as simple as it was to use, was one of the tool’

Salesforce took a horizontal turn when it bought Quip

When Salesforce purchased Quip last summer for $750 million, it seemed at face value to be an unusual acquisition for the cloud CRM company — Salesforce tends to concentrate on more vertical

Salesforce paid $110M for BeyondCore, made $4B+ in acquisitions in 6 months

Salesforce may have missed out on buying LinkedIn, but it has had a whopper of an acquisitions spree so far this year anyway. The enterprise cloud and CRM services company put down over $4 billion t

Salesforce shares face plant despite beating analyst expectations

Salesforce earnings came out today! They’re not great, either, and it looks like a weak outlook for the company’s third quarter is doing some damage to its shares, which were down as much

What Salesforce’s acquisition of Quip means for enterprise software startups

A new player has entered the enterprise productivity race. For decades, Microsoft reigned as the market leader in enterprise productivity -- until Google pushed into the space with Google Apps. Now, w

Dropbox launches an iPhone and Android version of its document-editing app Paper

It’s an interesting time for Dropbox’s document-building tool, Paper. Quip, in a similar vein to Paper, was bought for a whopping $750 million by Salesforce earlier this week. This deal su

Salesforce buys word processing app Quip for $750M

Salesforce is continuing its buying spree to expand the kinds of cloud-based apps and services that it offers to its customers beyond basic CRM. The company has just announced that it is acquiring Qui

Slack debuts ‘Sign in with Slack,’ the work chat platform’s answer to Facebook Login

Slack is pushing to become the identity layer for all enterprise apps. The workplace chat app has already captured the eyes, minds (and wallets) of the tech world with its deceptively simple, zippy pl

Quip Gets $30M From Greylock And Benchmark To Grow Its Mobile-First Word Processing App

Some big news today for Quip, the mobile-first word processing and collaboration app that competes with the likes of Google Docs. The eponymous startup behind the service has raised $30 million in fu

Quip’s Subscription-Based Toothbrush Replacement Service (Yes, Really!) Raises Seed Funding

Did you know you're supposed to replace your toothbrush every three months? Apparently, this is actually the recommended time frame preferred by the ADA, but most consumers just wait until their brist

Mobile-First Word Processing App Quip Adds Chat Rooms, Making It More Like Slack

Products like Slack, Hipchat, Yammer and Asana have been slowly picking apart the world of enterprise communication, giving workers new, easier to use, and frankly more fun platforms to speak to each

In A Bid To Be The MS Word Of The Mobile Generation, Quip Adds Better Search, URL Links

Quip, the mobile-friendly word processing app co-founded by the ex-CTO of Facebook Bret Taylor and ex-Googler Kevin Gibbs, has picked up some 5,000 companies as users since it launched last August

Gillmor Gang: Pattern Baldness

The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include Twitter Dead media bait, FourSquare's move toward the new cross-app model c

Gillmor Gang: Blank Stairs

The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — celebrated Office for iPad's 12 million in sales and who knows in real traction i.e. su

Gillmor Gang: Sign Language

The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — barely came out of the gates before John Taschek let Comcast have it, and really you need to see th

Quip, Ex-FB CTO Bret Taylor’s Word Processing App, Gets A Like Button, Themes And More

When Bret Taylor, the ex-CTO of Facebook, co-founded mobile-first word processing app <a target="_blank" href="http://quip.com">Quip</a> with ex-Googler Kevin Gibbs, the move appeared to be a world
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