S|W: The SaaS Weekly – The next generation of team collaboration

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Eventbase raises $8.56 million from BC Tech Fund, Madrona Venture Group (BETAKIT)

Eventbase also received additional financing from Silicon Valley Bank and Espresso Capital.

Uber now lets you pay for rides and food via Venmo (TECHCRUNCH)

The integration will also enable people to easily split the cost of food orders and rides with friends within the Uber app.

Google gives Apigee more API control and visibility capabilities (SDTIMES)

According to Google, the new capabilities will enable organizations to deliver connected experiences, create operational efficiencies, and unlock data.

Box opens up about the company’s approach to innovation (TECHCRUNCH)

“You have to configure your innovation engine from a team, motivation, and talent recruiting perspective so that you’ve actually got the right structure in place to provide enough speed and autonomy to the team so that they’re unencumbered and able to execute quickly.”

Chronogolf raises $2 million to offer golf courses inventory management, payment solutions (BETAKIT)

The funding comes from iNovia Capital, Telegraph Hill Capital, VDP Croissance, and Anges QC.

Vacation rental software startup Lodgify raises $5 million in Series A funding (FINSMES)

Lodgify provides a SaaS platform focused on building direct channel technology which allows vacation rental owners and property managers to create a professional website and grow direct bookings, free from commissions.

GitHub Enterprise and Business Cloud users now get access to public repos, too (TECHCRUNCH)

GitHub now offers its business and enterprise users a new unified search feature that lets them tap into their internal repos but also look at open-source ones.

Monday.com raises $50 million to build the “next generation” team collaboration tools (VENTUREBEAT)

The Series C round was led by Stripes Group, with participation from Insight Venture Partners and Entrée Capital.


Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi is a staff writer and content creator at BetaKit with a strong interest in Canadian startup, business, and legal tech news. In her free time, Amira indulges in baking desserts, working out, and watching legal shows.

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