Australian design giant Canva has been listed as the world’s third best private cloud company in the annual Forbes 2021 Cloud 100. Canva is climbed four places from 7th place in 2020, and is one of just three Australian companies to make the list, with fintech Airwallex at 58 and Culture Amp also featuring at… Read more »
Employee engagement platform Culture Amp has raised US$100 million (A$135m) in a series F that doubles the tech startup’s valuation to $2 billion in just two years. The fresh round gives the business a US$1.5 billion (A$2.02bn) valuation, double its worth since 2019’s US$82 million (AU$121m) in series E. The raise was led by TDM… Read more »
Culture Amp and Atlassian are in the top 10 on Fast Company’s list of the world’s most innovative companies
Australian workplace tech powerhouses Atlassian and Culture Amp have been included in the top 10 for Fast Company’s annual list of the world’s most innovative companies. Unsurprising, project management tool Asana, Zoom and Slack take out the top three spots following a year where remote work and communication came to the fore, with Atlassian recognised… Read more »
Canva, Airwallex and Culture Amp make the Forbes Cloud 100 list of the world’s top private companies
Australian design giant Canva has cracked the top 10 for the first time in the annual Forbes Cloud 100 list, which rank the world’s top private cloud companies. Canva came in at no. 7, with Melbourne fintech Airwallex at 61 and employee experience platform Culture Amp at 80, as the three Australian cloud-based tech startups to make… Read more »
People and culture platform Culture Amp has been forced to shed 8% of its workforce as global impact of coronavirus hits the international arms of the business. CEO and co-founder Didier Elzinga announced the redundancies to the team on Thursday, with 36 positions going. While the company continues to grow, it has revised down growth… Read more »
By now, you’ve probably heard that Goldman Sachs is no longer taking companies public if they don’t have any underrepresented board members. You’ve probably also heard about the corresponding kerfuffle in the Sydney Startups group: investors recycled the standard sexist and racist (and everything else -ist) dog whistles about “merit” to criticise the change,… Read more »
Melbourne unicorn Culture Amp, the workplace HR and employee engagement startup has made a key hire to drive its own workplace vibe and apps, luring Atlassian’s long-term global head of diversity and belonging, Aubrey Blanche, to join the business. Blanche signs on as Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design & Impact after six years… Read more »
Workplace HR startup Culture Amp is making the diversity and inclusion segment of its platform available for free in a push to make both goals more achievable for more companies and employees. The Diversity & Inclusion Starter Kit helps companies to collect feedback from employees, better understand the voices inside the organisation and empower a… Read more »
Melbourne HR tech business Culture Amp raised US$82 million (AU$121m) in Series E to value the business at US$700 million – more than AU$1 billion. It’s the third Australian startup this year to reach the magic $1 billion valuation – “unicorn” status – after Judo Bank and Airwallex, in the second biggest tech… Read more »
HR startup Culture Amp is using AI to predict how productive new employees will be and how long they’ll stay
HR tech startup Culture Amp has developed an AI-based predictive tool to forecast productivity and turnover risk in new employees. Rod Hamilton, Culture Amp’s co-founder and Chief Product Officer said the Foresight Engine, unveiled this week at the company’s annual global conference, Culture First, comes out of the recent acquisition of performance management venture… Read more »
Now chief people officer at Culture Amp, Golbie Kamarei found her way into the people and culture field while working at Wall Street asset management firm BlackRock
Melbourne-founded employee engagement startup Culture Amp has raised $54 million (US$40 million) in a Series D round led by longtime backer Blackbird Ventures.
Melbourne employee engagement startup Culture Amp has raised a US$20 million ($26.4 million) Series C round led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from previous investors including Index Ventures and local firm Blackbird Ventures.
Melbourne employee engagement startup Culture Amp has announced the closing of a US$10 million Series B round, led by existing investors Index Ventures with participation from Blackbird Ventures and Felicis Ventures. Ilya Fushman, General Partner at Index Ventures will be joining the startup’s board of directors.