Shan Sinha has spent his entire career building enterprise communications products, and is now hunkered down building his own. The former Microsoft and Google exec founded Highfive, an enterprise communications product that Sinha said is “reimagining the way people communicate at work.”
Declara founder Ramona Pierson was the victim of a car accident and spent 18 months in a coma. 100 surgeries and incredible resilience later, she earned a masters in education, a PhD in neuroscience, and is now developing technology that can change how people collaborate online.
Moxtra announced that it has closed $10 million in the first round of funding for its mobile content collaboration platform. The product is built around the concept of “shared binders.”
“You cannot rest on your laurels, you need to continue to innovate,” Ramakrishnan told me in a Blue Jeans videoconference. “We want to build a platform for one billion annual minutes, so we need to scale.”
“The cloud is now your computer, and we want to … allow people to work together using any device they want to use, to work on all the content they have,” said CMO Chris Boorman.
For several years, press have been speculating about Atlassian Software’s inevitable IPO. With this announcement, the company is adding further fuel to the rumors.
Qortex is a social productivity app that pulls the best features from other workflow products and forms them into one cohesive system.
Kibits, which is backed by Google Ventures, Charles Rivers, and General Catalyst, rebrands as Collaborate.com and releases a suite of mobile project management apps for distributed teams.
Not political. Collaborators. People who really don’t care who gets credit. Those are the type of people that Apple looks for in new employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook said recently.
Blue Jeans unveiled a massive update to its standard pricing today, adding a new licensing model that offers companies unlimited “all you can meet” videoconferencing plans for as low as $10 per user, per month.
SendHub joins other social business services like Yammer striving to engage and connect the workplace through social tools as networks like Facebook and Twitter permeate our personal lives.
Salesforce has updated its iOS and Android versions of Chatter — the company’s business social networking and collaboration service — with critical new features to match their browser counterpart.
U.S. and U.K. teams use the cloud to collaborate.
The cloud storage wars are heating up: Dropbox has released a series of features for its Teams service that will boost its appeal to large corporate customers.
YouSendIt is best known for its software to help users send and receive large files via a desktop PC. But today, it launching a suite of mobile apps for iPhone, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, so you’ll be able to access documents, videos and presentations on the move.
Enterprise communication provider ConnectSolutions raises its first round of institutional investment after five years of operation.
Why is the founder and former president of the Free Software Foundation of Europe currently leading a for-profit software company in the groupware space?
Enterprise collaboration platform Smartsheets raises $26 million to reimagine the spreadsheet.
How do you bring a radically distributed workforce together and meld it into a single, unified team? Transport them to the same world – virtually.
Guest Post Collaboration startups clearly want their customers to use an on-device app when on a smartphone or tablet, but taking a one-size-fits-all approach is bad for users and performance.
Siasto, the tiny startup that competes with Huddle, Podio, Asana, and Microsoft Sharepoint, is making a name for itself as the disruptive newcomer on the scene.
Box’s Aaron Levie, a bundle of nervous energy, kicked off the company’s annual conference this morning with a spate of product announcements.
Opal Brainstorms is a product aimed at helping global teams hold creative, effective brainstorming sessions.
As it readies for international expansion, Box, the Silicon Valley-based cloud storage startup, has released a product update it says will make it 10 times faster than the competition.
Podio’s jump to the iPad shows why the tablet is the future of collaboration.
Today, I found myself privy to the first meeting between Box’s CEO, Aaron Levie, and his new vice president of engineering, Sam Schillace.
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Software platform oneDrum, launching today, takes collaboration software where it needs to go: backwards.
Taking advantage of globalization, GlobalEnglish is doubling down on its business of teaching English to employees of small businesses and multinational corporations.
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