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Slack’s value rockets as stock closes up 48.5% in public debut

It was a historic day for Slack (NYSE: WORK). The workplace communication software juggernaut debuted on the New York Stock Exchange up 48% at $38.50 per share after reports emerged Wednesday night th

Slack prices IPO at $26 per share

Slack’s public debut is happening Thursday on the NYSE and the company has set a reference price of $26 per share for its direct listing, according to WSJ, which would value the company at arou

Startups Weekly: Will the real unicorns please stand up?

In this week's newsletter: CrowdStrike readies its IPO, Brex eyes a $2B valuation and SoFi lands a whopping $500M.

The Slack origin story

Let's rewind a decade. It's 2009. Vancouver, Canada. Stewart Butterfield, known already for his part in building Flickr, a photo-sharing service acquired by Yahoo in 2005, decided to try his hand -- a

HotelTonight, Slack stakeholder Accel stays on top with $2.5B fund

Sources confirm Accel has nabbed $2.5 billion -- its largest pool of capital yet -- for three new funds.

Slack, The Newest Enterprise Social Network, Is The Latest Effort From Flickr Co-Founder Stewart Butterfield

Stand aside Yammer, Convo, Socialcast, Hipchat and the rest, and make way for another hopeful in the world of enterprise social networking: Stewart Butterfield, one of the co-creators of Flickr who su

As Flickr Co-Founder Butterfield Shuts Down Glitch, Is He Planning A New Photo Service? ‘You Will Know It Well,’ He Says

Glitch, the online, multiplayer gaming world created by Tiny Speck, is <a target="_blank" href="http://www.glitch.com/closing/">closing down December 9</a> after <a target="_blank" href="http://www.g

Tiny Speck’s Glitch Goes Live For Everyone At 10AM PST Today

<a href="http://www.glitch.com">Glitch</a>, the storied massively multi-player online game we've been <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/product/glitch/posts">chroniclin</a>g for 23 months now, opens

18 Hardcore Months In The Making, Glitch Is Ready To Roll

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Glitch Has Finally Ironed Itself Out: Beta Next Week And $10.7 Million In New Funds

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As Testing Ramps Up, Glitch Launches A New Site And A Trippy New Trailer

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Glitch Continues To Iron Out The Glitches, Beta Due Soon

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-205352" title="g" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/g1.png" alt="" />Back in February, the first glimpses of <a href="http://glitch.com">Gl

What The Wii Did For Console Gaming, Glitch Wants To Do For MMOs. And It Just Might.

<img class="size-full wp-image-157605 alignright" title="gli" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/gli.png" alt="" width="300" height="128" />Last night, the <a href="https://techcrunc

Tiny Speck Uncovers Glitch, A New Flash-Based Massively Multiplayer Game

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-149365" title="glitch" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/glitch.png" alt="" width="300" height="145" />Last July, <a href="https://techcrun

Tiny Speck Gets Digg's Designer. Digg Gets The Guy Who Designed Threadless

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/42336v1-max-250x250-147x200.jpg" width="147" height="200" />For the past four and a half years, anyone who has visited <a href="http://digg.co

Flickr Follow-Up Project Has A Name, Tiny Speck. And They're Hiring.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/picture-111-215x70.png" width="215" height="70" />Back in June of last year, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/stewart-butterfield">St