Slack is nominated for the Fastest-Rising Startup at Dreamforce 2016 on Oct 4, 2016  

Overview

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Acquisitions
2 Acquisitions
Total Equity Funding
$539.95M in 9 Rounds from 26 Investors
Headquarters:
San Francisco, California
Description:
Slack is a team communication application providing services such as real-time messaging, archiving, and search for modern teams.
Founders:
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Categories:
Real Time, Collaboration, Messaging, Enterprise Software
Website:
http://slack.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
January 1, 2009
Employees:
251 - 500 | 32 in Crunchbase

Slack is a team communication application providing services such as real-time messaging, archiving, and to search for modern teams. It offers one-on-one messaging, private groups, persistent chat rooms, and direct messaging as well as group chats organized by topic. All content inside Slack is searchable from one search box and it integrates with a number of third-party services, including Google Docs, Dropbox, Heroku, Crashlytics, GitHub, and Zendesk.

Slack was launched in 2013 by Serguei Mourachov, Eric Costello, Cal Henderson, and Stewart Butterfield. It is based in San Francisco, C.A. The application is available for Mac, PC, iOS, and Android.

Funding Rounds (9) - $539.95M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Apr, 2016$200M / Series F6
Apr, 2015$160M / Series E12
Oct, 2014$120M / Series D$1.12B6
Apr, 2014$42.75M / Series C11
Apr, 2013undisclosed amount / Venture1
Apr, 2011$10.7M / Series B2
Apr, 2010$5M / Series A2
Mar, 2010undisclosed amount / Seed1
Jan, 2009$1.5M / Seed5

Acquisitions (2)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Jan 28, 2015Cash & Stock
Sep 26, 2014Unknown
DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Sep, 2016$6.95M / Series A
Aug, 2016$1.5M / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016undisclosed amount / Seed
May, 2016$2.8M / Seed
Apr, 2016$2.43M / Debt Financing
Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)
Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / Venture
Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / Seed (Lead)

Current Team (32)

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Funds (1)

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AnnouncedNameAmount
Dec 15, 2015Slack Fund I$80M

Products (4)

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  • Slack is a real-time messaging, archiving and search tool for modern teams.
  • Expand all possibilities by connecting all your apps to Slack.
  • SlackArchive is a free service that lets you archive all of your messages for free.

Competitors (18)

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  • Brim is an all-in-one messaging app for teams. Collaborate on files, video conference, and manage team projects.
  • Global mobile application company
  • ChatGrape is a smart communication solution for teams that features some of the most sophisticated data integration.
  • ChatWork is a group chat app for global teams, that includes secure messaging, video chat, task management and file sharing functionality.
  • Flowdock is a communication application that enables members of a group to chat via a shared inbox.
  • Glip is a secure instant messenger application that targets individuals in businesses.
  • Bring your team together with Hall's real-time business messaging platform.
  • HipChat is a private group chat and IM network that provides real-time collaboration features for companies and teams.

Partners (1)

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  • Salesforce is a global cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.

Offices/Locations (3)

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  • Yaletown

    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Canada

  • Slack HQ

    155 5th Street

    San Francisco, California

    United States

  • Headquarters

    155 5th Street

    6th Floor

    San Francisco, California 94103

    United States

Past Team (4)

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Upcoming Event Appearances (1)

Dreamforce 2016

October 04, 2016 - October 07, 2016

Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, California, United States

Dreamforce 2016 conference brings All-new keynote speakers, 400+ partners in the Cloud Expo, More than 1 & 400 breakout sessions.

Past Event Appearances (4)

Awards (5)

Images (2)

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