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AI research firm Viacrious raises $15M in its first round

Amidst Yammers & Asanas, YC Alum Siasto Finds Revenue By Streamlining Business Collaboration

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Forget Yammer, forget Asana. In April, Y Combinator grad Siasto launched a streamlined project management solution for teams and small businesses that syncs with Google Apps and allows users to create tasks, events, and documents all from the inbox. Since then, the project management and collaboration startup has continued making...
Amidst Yammers & Asanas, YC Alum Siasto Finds Revenue By Streamlining Business Collaboration

Salesforce's Do takes on Asana with new deal flow, contacts features

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Plenty of task apps out there want to help you get your “to dos” done. But Salesforce is hoping you don’t mistake their Do for one of them. After acquiring the productivity app Manymoon and relaunching it as Do last year, the enterprise giant is set to announce Thursday that...
Salesforce's Do takes on Asana with new deal flow, contacts features
Moskovitz: Asana Could ‘Certainly’ Be a $100 Billion Business

The Great Erection: Standing Desks Are On the Rise

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Ernest Hemingway, the author, Donald Rumsfeld. When I decided to write about using a standing desk, I expected to join the ranks of exhilarated converts. I’m not tall, don’t weigh much, and have never had back trouble, so I figured I was a prime candidate. But it’s the fourth day...
The Great Erection: Standing Desks Are On the Rise

Workplace Collaboration Tool Asana Raises $28M At A $280M Valuation

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Enterprise workflow tool Asana has raised a $28m Series B round, it announced earlier today. The round was led by storied investor Peter Thiel and Founders Fund, who invested in the collaboration software alongside existing backers like Benchmark, Andreessen-Horowitz, and Mitch Kapor. We’re hearing that the valuation of the Series B...
Workplace Collaboration Tool Asana Raises $28M At A $280M Valuation

The Facebook Millionaires Are Going To Build The Next Wave Of Brilliant Tech Companies

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SAN FRANCISCO -- All eyes are on Facebook Inc., which is on the verge of a $100-billion initial public stock offering. But the people to watch are an elite group of former company insiders. Already loaded, or soon to be, thanks to the looming Wall Street payday, these Facebook...
The Facebook Millionaires Are Going To Build The Next Wave Of Brilliant Tech Companies

13 top mobile apps for entrepreneurs on the go

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No entrepreneur is without a smartphone or tablet anymore, it seems. In fact, it’s hard to remember what, exactly, we did before we had the ability to stay on top of everything from operations to pitch deck edits on the fly (or in the middle of a family vacation —...
13 top mobile apps for entrepreneurs on the go

Salesforce chairman Marc Benioff drops bomb on Box and Okta

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Chairman and CEO of Salesforce Marc Benioff was the epitome of mellow on stage, leaning back with a foot over one leg, casually chatting with Michael Arrington and talking about his trip to Hawaii, red-soled shoes, and philanthropic work. Towards the end of the innocuous, albeit interesting conversation, Benioff...
Salesforce chairman Marc Benioff drops bomb on Box and Okta

Sudden death: Project management app Wunderkit to cease further development

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This is somewhat surprising. Wunderkit, a powerful project management app from Germany based 6Wunderkinder, will cease further development. The app, which launched to rave reviews in 2011, was seen by many as the immediate competitor to to Facebook Co-Founder’s startup Asana. But after months of feedback and testing, the company...
Sudden death: Project management app Wunderkit to cease further development
Marc Andreessen on A16Z's growing partnership: Great things come in clusters

Google Chose Do.com Instead Of Asana To Get Stuff Done

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Today at TechCrunch Disrupt SF Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff said that Google chose to use his company’s productivity app Do.com over Asana, which was founded by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and ex-Googler Justin Rosenstein. Do.com is based on Manymoon, a project management software-as-a-service Salesforce.com acquired in February 2011. Manymoon was...
Google Chose Do.com Instead Of Asana To Get Stuff Done

Shared Task List Maker Asana Gets A New Pose For Big Groups, Adds Premium Workspaces

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Asana has been slowly sleeping across TechCrunch lately, and the low-key but ambitious company revealed last week that it has been doing the same elsewhere  – Twitter, Foursquare, LinkedIn, and Airbnb are some of the other workplaces it’s been showing up. And today, the shared task-list maker is rolling out the...
Shared Task List Maker Asana Gets A New Pose For Big Groups, Adds Premium Workspaces

Is Quora Worth $86 Million? Or $100 Million?

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Last week, I reported that Quora, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based company started by former Facebook employees such as Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever, was looking to raise money that would eventually give it a valuation of around $100 million. Today there are reports that the company raised about $11 million...
Is Quora Worth $86 Million? Or $100 Million?
With New “Inbox” Feature, Asana Is Looking More Like That Email Slayer We’re All Longing For
Like Google Docs, But With More Conversation: Huddle Updates Its Content Sharing Platform With Social Layer

Astrid 2.0: Productivity Assistant Comes To The iPad With Voice Recording, Premium Service

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Earlier this month, Jordan mentioned Astrid in her list of must-have back-to-school apps. For those not familiar with Astrid, it was one of the first task and list management apps to show up on the Android Market back in 2008, where it has since become a stalwart. The app later...
Astrid 2.0: Productivity Assistant Comes To The iPad With Voice Recording, Premium Service

The "Facebook Mafia" Is On The Rise In Silicon Valley (FB)

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Ex-Facebook employees are building a whole new generation of social media tools -- complete with fantastic valuations and acquisitions. Today's $1 billion buyout of Instagram is just the beginning. The Silicon Valley startup scene is like its own social network. Ex PayPal execs became known as as the "PayPal...
The "Facebook Mafia" Is On The Rise In Silicon Valley (FB)
The Inbox Is The New Activity Stream. Kind Of...

Report: Facebook Alumni Have Raised $271 M. in Venture Capital

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A new report from CB Insights attempts to gather up all the ventures of the roving Facebook Mafia and put a number on how much money these Silicon Valley chosen ones have raised. "For those unfamiliar with the term, the Facebook Mafia refers to alumni of Facebook who’ve gone on to found...
Report: Facebook Alumni Have Raised $271 M. in Venture Capital

The Facebook Mafia is About to Make it Rain

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Mr. Cohler (flickr.com/fortunelivemedia) The New York Times has dedicated its front page web spot to a story on the incestuous world of ex-Facebookers and the many companies they have spawned, funded and acquired since leaving Facebook. It should probably strike you as unsurprising at this point that the majority of...
The Facebook Mafia is About to Make it Rain
How this 2-man startup plans to take on Sharepoint and Asana
Web developers: Watch out for Meteor!

PandoMonthly with Dustin Moskovitz Is Next Week; Plus Our Line Up and a New City!

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Good God, we have a sick line-up for PandoMonthly. I’m not sure how a tiny three-month-old blog has pulled this off exactly. But I’m not questioning it. Check it out: MAY 3: Dustin Moskovitz will be pulling up the cheap-Ikea-leatherette chair to talk about his experiences co-founding Facebook and Asana. Dustin is one...
PandoMonthly with Dustin Moskovitz Is Next Week; Plus Our Line Up and a New City!

Look Out, Microsoft: Aaron Levie And Kevin Rose Think Enterprise Software Ready For Disruption

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Enterpreneur turned Google Ventures investor Kevin Rose just said a surprising thing: He sees enterprise software as a hot spot for venture capital and startups. It's one of the trends for 2012, he said. "Enterprise is getting sexy," he said. He's looking for startups coming up with "well-designed, not-corporate-yet-corporate apps,"...
Look Out, Microsoft: Aaron Levie And Kevin Rose Think Enterprise Software Ready For Disruption

A Bunch Of Early Facebook Employees Gave This Startup Millions Of Dollars

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While researching how early Facebook employees are spending their millions -- namely in the startup space -- we came across a common tie. Out of 22 early Facebook employees, five invested in a company called NationBuilder.NationBuilder raised $6.25 million in March to help people build campaigns for causes. It purposely...
A Bunch Of Early Facebook Employees Gave This Startup Millions Of Dollars

Namely raises Lerer Ventures-led seed round to expand HR tools beyond ad agencies

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No startups, you aren’t the only ones facing a shortage of talent. Ad agencies, which are even more reliant on people and relationships than tech companies, are in a state of panic over how to attract and retain talent, particularly as its pool of potential hires becomes attracted to the...
Namely raises Lerer Ventures-led seed round to expand HR tools beyond ad agencies

Task management startup Asana launches “Inbox”, believes it will cut down your email time by 50%

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The last mention of Asana on The Next Web saw the announcement of its business model: premium workspaces. Today we’re back to a focus on productivity-enhancing new features, and one that’s potentially very disruptive. Asana is launching “Inbox” a feature that aims to drastically reduce the amount of time you...
Task management startup Asana launches “Inbox”, believes it will cut down your email time by 50%
With big Asana update, Facebook co-founder Moskovitz wants to kill email

Thinkfuse Exits Beta: Get Your Team Out of Progress Review Hell With Simple, Searchable Status Reports

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It’s the problem every manager or CEO faces: how do you stay aware of what everyone is doing? Thinkfuse, which debuted at last year’s TechCrunch Disrupt in New York, is out of beta with a product that makes it easy to get a single status report on what everyone is...
Thinkfuse Exits Beta: Get Your Team Out of Progress Review Hell With Simple, Searchable Status Reports
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