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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

Courier lands $35M to build a service for app notifications

App notifications, well intentioned or no, have become a part of daily life. A 2018 study out of Duke University estimated that — aside from email and work app alerts — the average person

Five to Nine raises $4.25M seed round to help improve the efficiency of DEI initiatives

Founded by two Black women, Five to Nine helps companies manage their employee resource groups.

Glean aims to help employees surface info across sprawling enterprise systems

At enterprises of a certain size, keeping track of data including apps, employees, and projects becomes increasingly challenging. According to McKinsey, employees spend 1.8 hours every day — 9.3

Lightning strikes again as Electric hits unicorn status

Wherever we are in the journey of navigating a pandemic, remote work is still hot. Electric, one of the many companies making it easier for organizations to work remotely, has capitalized on this tren

Superside nabs $30M to connect and manage freelance creatives working with in-house marketing and design teams

As advertising and marketing become increasingly automated and thus commoditized, design has emerged as a savior to help brands stand out. And today, a startup that’s helping companies connect w

Daily grabs another $40M so developers can add video, audio features to any product

The company saw an 18-month time period of rapid growth, which included seeing from 10 times to 30 times growth across all the metrics Daily tracks.

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

Hightouch raises $2.1M to help businesses get more value from their data warehouses

Hightouch, a SaaS service that helps businesses sync their customer data across sales and marketing tools, is coming out of stealth and announcing a $2.1 million seed round. The round was led by Afore

Donut launches Watercooler, an easy way to socialize online with co-workers

If you miss hanging out with your co-workers but don’t want to spend a single second more on Zoom, the latest product from Donut might be the answer. The startup is launching its new Watercooler pro

Cube Dev raises $6.2M for its open-source data platform

Cube Dev, the open-source company behind Cube.js that is building a data platform to help developers write analytics applications for both internal and external users, today announced that it has rais

Courier raises $10.1M Series A to help developers integrate multichannel notifications

Courier is an API platform with a no-code twist that helps developers add multichannel user notifications to their applications. The company today announced that it has raised a $10.1 million Series A

Yac gets backed by Slack to bring the intimacy of voice back when remote co-workers interact

Yac, the digital voice messaging service that launched last year, has raised new money from the Slack Fund as it continues to gain ground among companies looking to give their employees new communicat

Investors are browsing for Chromium startups

A few months ago, we declared that “browsers are interesting again,” thanks to increased competition among the major players. Now, as more startups are getting onboard, things are getting

Onna, the ‘knowledge integration platform’ for workplace apps, raises $27M Series B

Onna, the “knowledge integration platform” (KIP) that counts Dropbox and Slack as backers, has raised $27 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is Atomico, with participation from

Electric gets another $7 million in funding from 01 Advisors and the Slack Fund

Electric, a platform that aims to put IT departments in the cloud, today announced new funding following a continuation of its Series B earlier this year. Dick Costolo and Adam Bain (01 Advisors) and

Slack Fund, Haystack and CRV invest $4 million in Parabol, the meta-meeting software toolkit

These days it’s not enough to have meetings. Now tech companies need to have meetings about meetings — and to ensure that this can happen efficiently(?), a Los Angeles company called Parab

CTO.ai’s developer shortcuts eliminate coding busywork

There’s too much hype about mythical “10X developers.” Everyone’s desperate to hire these “ninja rockstars.” In reality, it’s smarter to find ways of deleting

VCs bet $12M on Troops, a Slackbot for sales teams

Troops helps sales teams communicate via Slack.

Led by LA-based March Capital, Astound raises $15.5 million for employee help desk automation services

Astound, a company selling automated employee help desk services, has raised a new round of $15.5 million from investors led by the Los Angeles investment firm March Capital Partners. Previous investo
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