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Slack

Slack
2009 FOUNDED
IPO REG STATUS
1K-5K EMPLOYEES
IPO LATEST DEAL TYPE (Announced)
$196M LATEST DEAL AMOUNT
52 INVESTORS
Description

Provider of an online workplace communications platform designed to help people communicate better within the organization. The company's platform offers a suite of business tools for sharing messages, tools and files all in a single place, enabling teams to improve communication and help companies get around email overload.

Website
Formerly Known As
Tiny Speck
Ownership Status
In IPO Registration
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Communication Software
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • 500 Howard Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94105
  • United States
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Slack Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
14. IPO 26-Apr-2019 $196M 00.000 Announced Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
13. Later Stage VC (Series H) 21-Aug-2018 00000 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
12. Corporate 26-Jul-2018 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
11. Later Stage VC (Series G) 18-Sep-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Secondary Transaction - Private 10-Jan-2017 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC (Series F) 01-Apr-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Merger/Acquisition 04-Mar-2016 000 000 Cancelled Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series E) 17-Apr-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series D1) 09-Mar-2015 $6.73M $187M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series D) 31-Oct-2014 $120M $180M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
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Slack Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion
Price
% Owned
Series H1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Series H 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Series F1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Series G3 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series G2 00,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Series G1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Series G 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Series F 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Series E1 6,046,840 $0.000100 $0.5 $6.28 $6.28 1x $6.28 1.01%
Series E 26,787,204 $0.000100 $0.48 $5.97 $5.97 1x $5.97 4.47%
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Slack Competitors (30)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Symphony Communication Services Private Equity-Backed Palo Alto, CA 000 00000 0000000 0000 00000
0000 Private Equity-Backed San Francisco, CA 00 000.00 000000000000 000.00
000 (0000000000000 Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Palo Alto, CA 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Mountain View, CA 000 00000 00000 00000 00000
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Slack Investments & Acquisitions (57)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 (00000000 23-Apr-2019 00000 00000 00 000.00 Business/Productivity Software
0000 04-Apr-2019 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software
0000 (0000000) 27-Mar-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software
00000 13-Feb-2019 00000 00000 00 000 Business/Productivity Software
Hone 21-Jan-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software
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Slack Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 09-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
0000 0000000 05-Jan-2017 000000000 Completed
  • 00000
0000 (0000) 04-Jan-2017 00000 00000 00 Completed
  • 00000
0000000 04-Jan-2017 0000 00000 000 Completed
  • 00000
Abacus (Financial Software) 19-Jul-2016 Early Stage VC Completed
  • 3 buyers
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Slack Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Screenhero Communication Software San Francisco, CA 2013
000000 00000000000 Automation/Workflow Software San Francisco, CA 0000
00000000 Application Software Castle Rock, CO
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Slack Investors (52)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
AME Cloud Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Baillie Gifford Asset Manager Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Dragoneer Investment Group Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
General Atlantic Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Global Founders Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Slack Executive Team (25)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Stewart Butterfield Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Allen Shim Chief Financial Officer
Cal Henderson Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Brian Elliott Vice President & General Manager of Slack Platform
Shivani Sharma Senior Engineering Manager

8 Former Executives

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Slack Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
Andrew Braccia Accel Board Member 000 0000
John Doerr III Kleiner Perkins Board Observer 000 0000
John O'Farrell Andreessen Horowitz Board Member 000 0000
Mamoon Hamid Social Capital Board Member 000 0000
M.G. Siegler GV Board Observer 000 0000
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