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Slack confidentially files to go public

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Slack, the popular workplace communication platform, has filed confidential paperwork to go publicRead full story

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  • Always amazing to see how something like text communication and file sharing can be revolutionized again and again. Battles may be won and lost but the wars never end.

  • You got to hand it to Slack, they really followed a winning formula and turned institutional sales on its head. They essentially changed the model from selling top down into organizations into bottom up. It’s quite brilliant. It’s also been a successful model by other companies taking the same approach

    You got to hand it to Slack, they really followed a winning formula and turned institutional sales on its head. They essentially changed the model from selling top down into organizations into bottom up. It’s quite brilliant. It’s also been a successful model by other companies taking the same approach like Shopify.

    Not surprising they are taking this confidential approach and it’s all a function of access to information. The internet is a disrupting force because of networks effects, yes, but more so by eliminating the need for middle parties and allowing any entity - whether it’s brands, content networks, or in this case investments - to go direct.

    As a start-up founder I can’t imagine a world going back to email. I probably use the phrase “slack me” or “just slack it to me” several times a day now to my team.

  • I'm still chuckling about announcing that you're doing something confidentially via press release....but i guess that's the JOBS Act for ya?

    still pretty exciting....especially if they go the direct listing route...but still a non-zero chance they get snatched up by Microsoft or Salesfoce between now and then...

  • 2019 is the year of the IPO! Looking forward to hearing more about the companies going public this year

  • Awesome news! Slack is a really great platform!

  • „Let’s make billions!”

    #IPO

  • It’s great. I’m a big fan of Slack!

  • Slack is a good platform

  • Slack is platform which accumulate all informations in company.

    Employees are using Slack app every day.

    They can integrate their business to Slack.

  • Should be exciting as we also await Uber

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