Email will be with us until the universe dies, so these startups are working to make it better
Email is a necessary evil. Startups have taken note. We're looking at two of them, Gated and EtherMail.
BalkanID brings AI to identity governance and administration to take on SailPoint
Identity governance and administration (IGA) -- that's probably not something you think of every waking hour of your day, but somebody on your IT team probably is.
If you must conduct layoffs, don’t be a jerk
Since our last column, another smattering of tech startups has laid off employees. We get it. Layoffs happen. But as we conduct yet another week of analysis into a depressing time in tech, we’re thi
Superhuman’s Rahul Vohra explains how to optimize your startup’s products for lasting growth
Superhuman worked to optimize and refine their product early to create a version of "growth hacking" that would not only help the company attract users, but serve them best and retain them, too.
Todd and Rahul’s Angel Fund closes new $24 million fund
After making investments in 57 startups together, Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra and Eventjoy founder Todd Goldberg are back at it with a new $24 million fund and big ambitions amid a venture capital rena
Two-year-old Day One Ventures raises new $52.5M fund to invest in Valley startups
Back in 2018, Day One Ventures launched in Silicon Valley specifically designed to be both a VC and an investor that would also lead marketing and communications for its portfolio. Two years on, Day O
Email startup Superhuman debuts a cheaper $10/month tier for students and academics
Email startup Superhuman has been lauded by plenty in the tech community as a simpler and faster way to navigate email, but at $30 per month, the service’s hefty subscription price has been out
Superhuman’s Rahul Vohra says recession is the ‘perfect time’ to be aggressive for well-capitalized startups
Email is one of those things that no one likes but that we’re all forced to use. Superhuman, founded by Rahul Vohra, aims to help everyone get to inbox zero. Launched in 2017, Superhuman charges $30
Extra Crunch Live: Join Superhuman’s Rahul Vohra for a live discussion of email, SaaS and buzzy businesses
An email app with a waitlist? No, this isn’t 2004 and I’m not talking about Gmail. Superhuman has managed to attract and maintain constant interest for its subscription email product, with
Extra Crunch Live: Join Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra for a live Q&A on June 16 at 2pm EDT/11 AM PDT
The hits keep on coming with Extra Crunch Live: Next week, we’ll have Superhuman founder and CEO Rahul Vohra live for a chat on Tuesday, June 16 at 2 PM EDT/11 AM PDT. Extra Crunch members get t
Coursedog lands $4.2 million to make class scheduling smarter
Two years ago, dormmates Justin Wenig and Nicholas Diao struggled to get into a popular computer science class at Columbia University. The duo eventually got into that class, but after the initial fru
Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra on waitlists, freemium pricing and future products
"No matter what Gmail — or any other company for that matter — does, it doesn't really change our focus on our customers."
The House Fund closes its second fund with $44 million to pour into UC Berkeley grads, alums and faculty
In 2016, we profiled a then-24-year-old named Jeremy Fiance who had managed to pool together $6 million for a fund focused on his alma mater, UC Berkeley, where as a student he’d brought to camp
New York’s Boldstart Ventures has raised $157 million across two funds to back nascent enterprise startups
Eight years after raising a $1.5 million proof-of-concept fund, Boldstart Ventures, a New York-based venture firm whose portfolio companies have been enjoying some serious momentum lately, just closed
Superhuman founder seeks to raise debut venture fund
The founder of one of 2019’s most buzzworthy startups is putting on his VC hat.
Subscription email app Tempo hits the right minimalist notes
Email will likely never die, but if new apps can change how we think about using it, maybe it will feel like the worst parts have croaked. In the wake of popular apps like Inbox and Mailbox being suns
Kleiner Perkins bets on a premium email service that’s bringing Slack-like Groups into Gmail
While Slack is trying to kill email, a new email startup backed by Kleiner Perkins is trying to make corporate email more like Slack. Consider is an email service for startups that balances some premi
Superhuman removes email location logging, will turn read receipts off by default
Superhuman, the buzzy and currently invite-only email startup that you might have come across even if you yourself don’t have access if you’ve ever encountered a “Sent via Superhuman
Hot startup Superhuman has been getting some backlash, as often happens when someone notices the precise methodology that a startup is using to enable a core feature. We’re well into stage 2 now
My six months with $30/month email service Superhuman
A $30-per-month email service capturing the adoration of investors and founders in Silicon Valley is perhaps an unsurprising story in a subscription-obsessed landscape, yet we’re only now hearin