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Slack invests in 11 more Slack-first startups

Last December, Slack announced it was creating an $80 million fund to invest in startups that built their whole vision, at least in part, around helping people get more stuff accomplished within Slack. At the time, it announced its first three investments. Today, it’s launching a site devoted to the fund and revealing 11 more … Continue reading “Slack invests in 11 more Slack-first startups”

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Last December, Slack announced it was creating an $80 million fund to invest in startups that built their whole vision, at least in part, around helping people get more stuff accomplished within Slack. At the time, it announced its first three investments.

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Today, it’s launching a site devoted to the fund and revealing 11 more startups that are receiving seed capital. Among these newcomers: Abacus, an expense-reporting tool; Birdly, which connects Slack and Salesforce; Candor, which helps companies provide “caring but challenging” feedback to staffers; Konsus, which helps companies find freelancers; Wade & Wendy, hiring assistants that help both job seekers and employers; and more. 

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Harry McCracken is the technology editor for Fast Company, based in San Francisco. In past lives, he was editor at large for Time magazine, founder and editor of Technologizer, and editor of PC World.

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