Category: Backed

Yac gets backed by Slack to bring the intimacy of voice back when remote co-workers interact
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Yac gets backed by Slack to bring the intimacy of voice back when remote co-workers interact

Yac, the digital voice messaging service that launched last year, has raised new money from the Slack Fund as it continues to gain ground among companies looking to give their employees new communication tools for remote working. The Florida-based startup initially spun out of a pitch at Product Hunt’s Maker Festival. Developed by the digital…

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Backed by Will Smith and FabFitFun, OurPlace brings cookware and dinnerware direct to consumers
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Backed by Will Smith and FabFitFun, OurPlace brings cookware and dinnerware direct to consumers

The husband and wife co-founders behind the direct-to-consumer cookware and dinnerware startup retailer OurPlace are big believers in the notion that the doorway to inclusive communities opens through the kitchen.  Amir Tehrani, the company’s co-founder and chief executive spent, his life in the cookware and kitchen business, while his wife, Shiza Tehrani, is the co-founder of…

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