lattice News of 05/28/20
Workstream, A Platform For Deskless Work, Raises $10 Million To Serve Local Businesses
Deskless workers make up 80% of the global workforce, but to Desmond Lim , that job title is his entire world. Lim grew up in Singapore and saw his father wake up every morning, six days a week, at 5 a.m. to start his job as a driver. Lim and his ...
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 ...
Tiger Global Values People Management Tool Lattice At ~$200m
The secretive New York-based hedge fund Tiger Global Management has led a $25 million Series C investment in Lattice , an employee performance and engagement management tool, with participation from the startup’s existing investors. The round, ...
US National Security, Climate Change, Startup HR, And Launching In The Midwest
Reminder: Extra Crunch Event Discounts for Summer Party TechCrunch’s annual Summer Party is just around the corner next week — come meet all the staff at the Park Chalet beer garden on the Pacific Coast in San Francisco this Thursday evening. We ...
How Much HR Does A Scale-Up Need?
Nora Jenkins Townson Contributor Share on Twitter Nora is an unconventional HR expert based in Toronto. After helping successful startups like FreshBooks and Wealthsimple grow, she founded Bright + ...
VCs Bet $12m On Troops, A Slackbot For Sales Teams
Slack wants to be the new operating system for teams, something it has made clear on more than one occasion, including in its recent S-1 filing . To accomplish that goal, it put together an in-house $80 million venture fund in 2015 to invest ...
Lattice Raises Another $15m To Improve Performance Reviews
Sam Altman’s little brother Jack is an entrepreneur, too. Jack Altman, whose resume includes a stint as vice president of business development at Teespring, has raised $15 million in Series B funding for his startup, Lattice, a modern ...