Slack is a workplace communications platform which was established in 2013 and has launched like a rocket since then. Currently, the platform has an excess of 8 million active users and an additional 70,000 teams with paid subscriptions.
The company behind the platform is currently valued at USD$7.1 billion. The leading investors in the company include General Atlantic and Dragoneer Investment Group. The other investors are: Baillie Gifford and Sands Capital, Wellington Management and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
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Slack was co-founded by Stewart Butterfield who is currently the company Chief Executive Officer. Slack raised USD$427 million in its most recent round of venture capital (Series H).
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