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Collaboration & Productivity

Visier Acquires Collaboration Analytics Specialist Yva.ai

The Vancouver, B.C.-based people analytics firm wants a deeper look at employee wellbeing and productivity.

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Talent Management

Retrain.ai Debuts New Talent Intelligence Platform

The New York City-based company, founded in 2020, uses artificial intelligence to identify current and future skill gaps.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Digital Whiteboard Specialist Mural Acquires LUMA Institute

The San Francisco-based company aims to create a system of 'collaborative intelligence' that will connect teams and drive design thinking.

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Employee Experience

Gloat's Opportunity Hub Takes Aim at Employee Experience

The New York City-based talent marketplace specialist opens its platform to third party services in employee learning, coaching and well-being.

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Talent Management

Blind Survey Finds the Great Resignation Is Still Great

Four out of five professionals are considering a job change in the next three months. More than half have actually interviewed for a new job.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Loom Updates Video Collaboration Platform to Support Asynchronous Work

New features added to the San Francisco-based company's Loom HQ are aimed at building connections and sharing information among distributed and hybrid teams.

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Digital Workplace

Shindig's Watercoolr Wants to Be the Place for Informal Connections in the Hybrid Workplace

The New York City-based events technology company aims to recreate the office watercooler in the hybrid world of work.

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Digital Workplace

Remote and Firstbase Funding Rounds Light Up a Hot Remote Work Market

Big funding rounds for the two remote work-focused startups illustrate the rapid growth of a market that existed at a fraction of its current size pre-pandemic.

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Information Management

Sinequa Introduces Cloud-Native Enterprise Search Platform

The Paris-based company's Search Cloud aims to put enterprise search tools in the hands of more employees via cloud-based applications.

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Digital Workplace

Omnipresent Raises $120M to Build Global Teams

The London-based startup plans to use the Series B funding to hire "several hundred" people to grow its global employment technology platform.

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Employee Experience

Staffbase Raises $115M to Grow Employee Communications Platform

The Series E investment pushes the Chemnitz, Germany-based employee communications specialist into unicorn status with a valuation of $1.1 billion.

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Employee Experience

Whistle Closes on $3.2M Seed Funding Round to Enhance Employee Experience Platform

Whistle, a next generation employee experience platform, received a $3.2 million seed round led by Dundee Venture Capital.

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Digital Workplace

Lattice Announces New OKR and Goals Product

The San Francisco-based company adds goal setting to its suite of performance management and employee engagement software products.

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Digital Workplace

Connecteam Raises $120M to Support the Deskless Workforce

The Tel Aviv-based software company plans to use the Series C funding round to triple the size of its workforce and grow operations across the globe.

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Learning & Development

JFF and University of Phoenix Announce Joint Initiative to Support Black Learners and Workers

Boston-based workforce development nonprofit teams up with the for-profit university to study the role of social capital in educational and career success.

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Information Management

Elastic Targets Enterprise Search Enhancements With Elastic 8.0

Elastic announces Elastic 8.0, expanding search relevance with native vector search, simplified data onboarding and streamlined security.

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Information Management

Cloudflare Acquires Vectrix to Gain Visibility, Control of SaaS Workplace Applications

Cloudflare's acquisition of Vectrix is designed to add cloud access security broker functionality to Cloudflare’s Zero Trust platform.

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Employee Experience

Enboarder Raises $32M in Series B Funding to Expand People Activation Platform

Led by NewSpring, a $32 million investment for Enboarder, which provides a people activation platform, will support the company's next phase of growth.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Slack Unveils New Features in Latest Product Update

The collaboration platform debuted an upgrade to Slack Connect and in-demand user features. Plus, new security and workflow builder tools are coming soon.

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Learning & Development

Cengage Group Announces Agreement to Acquire Infosec

Cengage Group has acquired Infosec as a strategy to strengthen its workforce skills business.