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Microsoft announces global Teams ad push as it combats Slack for the heart of enterprise comms – TechCrunch

Microsoft announces global Teams ad push as it combats Slack for the heart of enterprise comms – TechCrunch

The long-running contest between Microsoft and its Teams service and Slack’s eponymous application continued this morning, with Redmond announcing what it describes as its first “global” advertising push for its enterprise communication service. Slack, a recent technology IPO, exploded in the back half of last decade, accreting huge revenues while burrowing into the tech stacks […]

Harvestr gathers user feedback in one place – TechCrunch

Harvestr gathers user feedback in one place – TechCrunch

Meet Harvestr, a software-as-a-service startup that wants to help product managers centralize customer feedback from various places. Product managers can then prioritize outstanding issues and feature requests. Finally, the platform helps you get back to your customers once changes have been implemented. The company just raised a $650,000 funding round led by Bpifrance with various […]

DigitalOcean is laying off staff, sources say 30-50 affected – TechCrunch

DigitalOcean is laying off staff, sources say 30-50 affected – TechCrunch

After appointing a new CEO and CFO last summer, cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean is embarking on a wider reorganisation: the startup has announced a round of layoffs, with potentially between 30 and 50 people affected. DigitalOcean has confirmed the news with the following statement: “DigitalOcean recently announced a restructuring to better align its teams to its […]

Cyral announces $11M Series A to help protect data in cloud – TechCrunch

Cyral announces $11M Series A to help protect data in cloud – TechCrunch

Cyral, an early stage startup that helps protect data stored in cloud repositories, announced an $11 million Series A today. The company also revealed a previous undisclosed $4.1 million angel investment, making the total $15.1 million. The Series A was led by Redpoint Ventures. A.Capital Ventures, Costanoa VC, Firebolt, SV Angel and Trifecta Capital also […]

Cloudinary passes $60M ARR without VC money – TechCrunch

Cloudinary passes $60M ARR without VC money – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re continuing our exploration of companies that have reached material scale, usually viewed through the lens of annual recurring revenue (ARR). We’ve looked at companies that have reached the $100 million ARR mark and a […]

Former Docker CEO Steve Singh joins Madrona – TechCrunch

Former Docker CEO Steve Singh joins Madrona – TechCrunch

Madrona Venture Group announced today that is has hired former Docker CEO Steve Singh as a managing director at the firm. Singh stepped down as CEO of Docker last May and Seattle-based Madrona seems like logical landing spot. He is a long-time resident of Seattle, and has been working behind the scenes with Madrona for […]

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