ShiftPlanning has raised $1 million Series A funding round led by Point Nine Capital, TechCrunch reports. Funding will go towards expanding the company’s time management product, which it says is used in over 60 countries.
“Before Silicon Valley was known for Google employees whisked to work in private shuttles, startups valued in the billions, and people walking around with optical displays strapped to their faces, it was known simply for silicon—the stuff used to make computer chips. ” — The New Yorker
I had a new experience a few weeks ago when I was speaking at Velocity. I gave a keynote to 2,000 people; throughout the following day, a half-dozen strangers came up to me to supply unsolicited criticism of my presentation tone…
I asked Seth, “Wait, are you saying this is gendered?” He nodded, “Yeah, I think it could be.” I was blown away. I was still crushed, but at least I could begin to try and process what had been happening. As someone who loves receiving feedback, I’ve had a hard time figuring out why I was so deeply affected by these strangers. ” — Lara Swanson