Showing voicemail does not need to be wack, the Slack-backed startup Yac raises $7.5 million

Showing voicemail does not need to be wack, the Slack-backed startup Yac raises $7.5 million

Yac, the Orlando, Florida-based start-up that’s digitizing voice messages for remote offices, has actually raised $7.5 million in a brand-new round of funding. The business’s service has actually gathered enough attention to pick up a quite large new round from investors led by GGV Capital and a return financial investment from the Slack Fund. Obviously, reinventing voicemail is a […]…

Hightouch raises $2.1 M to help services get more value from their information storage facilities

Hightouch raises $2.1 M to help services get more value from their information storage facilities

Hightouch, a SaaS service that assists businesses sync their customer information across sales and marketing tools, is coming out of stealth and revealing a $2.1 million seed round. The round was led by Afore Capital and Slack Fund, with a variety of angel financiers likewise getting involved. At its core, Hightouch, which took part in Y Combinator’s Summertime 2019 […] As businesses embrace data warehouses, they now have a central repository for all of their customer data. HighTouch co-founders Kashish Gupta, Josh Curl and Tejas Manohar. “What we found is that, with all the client information inside of the data warehouse, it does not make sense for it to just be used for analytics purposes– it also makes sense for these functional purposes like serving different service teams with the data they need to run things like marketing projects– or in product personalization,”Manohar informed me. It helps that all of the huge information warehousing platforms have standardized on SQL as their query language– and because the warehousing services have actually currently solved the problem of consuming all of this information, Hightouch doesn’t have to worry about this part of the tech stack either.” It feels like there’s an emerging category here of tooling that’s being built on top of a data warehouse natively, rather than being a basic SaaS tool where it is its own information shop and then you manage a secondary information shop,” Curl said….

Cube Dev raises $6.2 M for its open-source information platform

Cube Dev raises $6.2 M for its open-source information platform

Cube Dev, the open-source business behind Cube.js that is developing a data platform to assist developers write analytics applications for both internal and external users, today revealed that it has raised a $6.2 million seed round led by Bain Capital Ventures. Previous investors Eniac Ventures, Betaworks, Development Endeavors and Slack Fund also participated, in addition […] “While working on Statsbot we constructed what is Cube.js right now to power the Statsbot application,” Keydunov stated. “But over time, as users were using Statsbot, we began to see that they were asking us about how they might use this technology to power internal application or customer-facing applications for analytics. The open-source tool is basically a middleware layer that sits between the databases and the frontend and that handles the SQL generation, orchestration, caching and security so that designers can focus on composing their applications. As Keydunov argued, if you are an information analyst or data engineer, there are already plenty of tools on the market today that will offer you most of what you need. …

Carrier raises $10.1 M Series A to assist developers incorporate multichannel notices

Carrier raises $10.1 M Series A to assist developers incorporate multichannel notices

Carrier is an API platform with a no-code twist that helps developers add multichannel user notices to their applications. The business today announced that it has raised a$10.1 million Series A
financing round led by Bessemer Endeavor Partners. Matrix Partners, Twilio and Slack Fund also participated in this round. Formerly, the company raised a […]
The business today announced that it has actually raised a $10.1 million Series A financing round led by Bessemer Endeavor Partners. Today, Carrier integrates with the likes of Slack, Microsoft Teams, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, SendGrid, Postmark, Mailgun, MessageBird, Twilio and Nexmo, amongst others. In addition, different receivers likewise have different choices, too, and while users can build guidelines around that today, the business is looking at how to automate this process over time so that it can, for example, automatically ping users on the channel where they are most likely to respond(or purchase something)at an offered time of the day. …

Yac gets backed by Slack to bring the intimacy of voice back when remote co-workers engage

Yac gets backed by Slack to bring the intimacy of voice back when remote co-workers engage

Yac, the digital voice messaging service that introduced last year, has raised new cash from the Slack Fund as it continues to pick up speed amongst business looking to provide their staff members brand-new communication tools for remote working. The Florida-based startup at first drew out of a pitch at Item Hunt’s Maker Celebration. Developed by the digital […]
The Florida-based start-up at first spun out of a pitch at Product Item’s Maker Festival. Developed by the digital agency SoFriendly, Yac’s digital voice messaging service won the startup competitors at the occasion and brought in the interest of Boost VC and its creator, the third-generation endeavor capitalist Adam Draper. The company’s product now consists of one-to-many messaging, Slack combination and an enhanced desktop app. Some Yac features will instantly be incorporated into Slack, where users can turn their call button into a Yac button to provide audio messages rather of doing real-time phone calls….

Electric gets another $7 million in financing from 01 Advisors and the Slack Fund

Electric gets another $7 million in financing from 01 Advisors and the Slack Fund

Electric, a platform that intends to put IT departments in the cloud, today revealed new funding following a continuation of its Series B earlier this year. Dick Costolo and Adam Bain (01 Advisors) and the Slack Fund participated in the $7 million capital infusion. 01 Advisors set up most of the funding ($6 million) […] The financing scenario with Electric is a bit unique. Electric is a platform developed to support the existing IT department of an organization, or in some cases, replace an outsourced IT department. Electric allows IT to install its software application on every corporate device, giving the department a bird’s-eye view of the company’s IT scenario. Electric is also integrated with the APIs of top software programs, like Dropbox and G-suite, letting IT manage most of their day-to-day jobs through the Electric control panel. …