grammarly News of 07/06/20
CMU Researchers Develop A An Automatic Politeness Engine For Text-Based Communications
If you’re a typically terse communicator who could probably benefit from a little more civility in your everyday communications, a new Carnegie Mellon University research project could be the answer. A team at CMU created an automated way to ...
Grammarly Adds Custom Style Guides For Business Users
Grammarly , the popular tool that aims to help you avoid grammar and style gaffes, today announced that launch of custom style guides for its paying business users. Like with any style guide, the idea here is to ensure that a business’ ...
SignalFire, Just Six Years Old, Has Raised $500 Million Across Two New Funds
SignalfFire , a six-year-old, San Francisco-based venture firm that prides itself on mining what it says is more actionable data about, well, the world, has just raised a pair of funds that total $500 million in capital commitments. One of the ...
Vendr, Already Profitable, Raises $2m To Replace Your Enterprise Sales Team
Vendr has developed an enterprise SaaS solution for managing enterprise SaaS. The new startup, founded by InVision’s former head of enterprise sales Ryan Neu, is another standout from Y Combinator’s latest batch. Contrary to the majority of ...
Startups Weekly: The Unicorn From Down Under, An Uber TV Show And All Raise’S Expansion
Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy news pertaining to startups and venture capital. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Revel , a ...
Greylock GP Sarah Guo Is As Bullish On SaaS As Ever
Hello and welcome back to Equity , TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where each week we discuss other people’s money and what sense their investment choices make (or don’t). This week was honestly a treat. We had Kate ...
Grammarly Gets A Tone Detector To Keep You Out Of Email Trouble
In recent months, Grammarly started expanding beyond its core grammar and spellchecking tools by adding features like a more detailed clarity score , for example. Today, it’s expanding on this work by launching the first beta of its new ...
Grammarly Goes Beyond Grammar
Grammarly , the popular grammar and spellcheck tool, is launching a major update to its browser extensions, web app and native desktop apps today. In its early days, Grammarly was all about the mechanics of writing correctly. With this update, the ...