What I learned about remote work from Slack’s Stewart Butterfield and Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes
I recently sat down for a Slack Sessions virtual panel with Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, and Mike Cannon-Brookes, CEO of Atlassian, to discuss what they’ve learnt this year. Their organisations, along with many others around the world, have dealt with the lightning speed transition to remote work. Stewart and Mike have unique perspectives on… Read more »
Welcome to Wednesday and the latest tech news 1. Home tweet home Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has emailed staff to tell them that when the lockdown finally ends and everyone can return to work – he doesn’t think it will be before September – staff will be able to continue to work from home. In… Read more »
Atlassian has bought US helpdesk startup Halp. The Nasdaq-listed Sydney tech giant, best know for the Jira, Trello and Confluence platforms, acquired the three-year-old venture, which operates in Slack, delivering help desk ticketing and automated answers, for an undisclosed sum, Steve Goldsmith, Head of Product, Integrations, at Altassian, said in the company’s announcement that Halp… Read more »
For those lucky enough or able to, many Australians are now working remotely to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. For some, this involves a shift in the way we work. Slack itself is functioning as a temporary all-remote company, with more than 2,000 people from 18 offices across 10 countries working from home due… Read more »
Pushing the scope of project management and AI predictions, Stratejos is an AI smart assistant that rapidly processes data in project management softwares.
Presentation software startup Prezi has announced the launch of Prezi Business, a new visual presentation platform for teams. The launch of the new business-focused product is part of Prezi’s move to ramp up its presence in the workplace.
This evening Slack confirmed with Venture Beat that it had raised $200 million in funding at a post-money valuation of $3.8 billion. The round led by Thrive Capital, also saw Comcast Ventures, Accel Partners, GGV, Index Ventures, Social Capital and Spark Growth as well as a handful of others participate in the round.
Tech industry darling Slack, the team messaging platform now boasting over 2.3 million active daily users, has officially launched in Australia, today opening its new Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne. The new office, in the heritage Carlton Brewery site, will be home to 70 staff.
The latest startup to join the billion dollar club (which feels like is something happening every other month these days) is Slack, the enterprise focused collaboration platform founded by entrepreneur Stewart Butterfield.