Slack is now the fastest-growing workplace software ever

Slack has become a big enough deal that it almost makes you care about enterprise software. The company, which integrates a kind of sophisticated group chat with dozens of other software services that your company may already use, has spread like wildfire in the corporate world. Before February, no one had ever heard of Slack; seemingly overnight, it was being used in every business in tech.

Investors have noticed. Today Slack, which launched less than nine months ago, is announcing that it has raised $ 120 million, valuing it at $ 1.12 billion. It had previously raised $ 60 million. Some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent investors, including Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Google Ventures, and Andreessen Horowitz, participated in…

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