Venue raises $4M from Accel and the CEOs of Slack, Remote, and SquareSpace to give team-wide video meetings a new breath of life

Zoom has in many ways “won” the mindshare game when it comes to video conferencing: whether you’re actually using Zoom, or another service that’s wrapped into another platform like Google or Microsoft, and whether it’s for work or fun,...

Use a scalpel when cutting startup expenses, not an axe

Scott Lenet Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Lenet is president of Touchdown Ventures. More posts by this contributor 5 lessons from ‘Star Wars’ that can transform startup managers’ strategies and tactics The ‘art’ of VC startup...

Switchboard creates virtual rooms to foster better collaboration

Switchboard, a collaboration app that combines features of videoconferencing and digital whiteboarding, today announced that it raised $25 million in a Series A round that values the company at $200 million post-money. Sequoia led the tranche with participation from...

This startup wants to help teams get more out of virtual meetings

If the pandemic-triggered proliferation of online meetings is killing your team productivity and sapping the attention of overloaded info workers, German startup tl;dv might have just the tool: It’s built an extension for videoconferencing platforms, like Zoom...

Observe.ai raises $125M, adding Zoom as an investor, to supercharge the contact center market

Contact centers play a key part in call a company engages with customers, amounting to what is a $400 billion market globally. Today, a company that believes it can improve how agents work within them using AI is announcing a big round of funding. Observe.ai —...