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🤘🗳Vote Local, Austin: 15 SXSW panels featuring Austinites that deserve your PanelPicker vote

August 13, 2018 Community Highlights 0 Comments

SXSW 2019 may still be many months away, but the time to vote for panels is now! Support the ATX Startup Community by voting for this selection of panels featuring Austinites. If you’re unfamiliar with PanelPicker — it is a time for brands, influencers and professionals to submit their ideas for presentations and discussions to be held ...

The Enterprise Messaging Wars Are Only Just Beginning

July 31, 2018 Highlights Insights 1 Comment

Following Atlassian’s capitulation to Slack last week, a headline on Wired.com proclaimed “The Office-Messaging Wars Are Over. Slack Has Won.” While Slack may have won the Office Messaging Wars of 2014-2017, the Enterprise Messaging Wars of 2018-2020 are only just beginning. Get your popcorn bowls out The prize will be dominance in the multi-billion enterprise ...

Introducing M.io — Universal Messaging

March 8, 2018 M.io Updates 0 Comments

By Tom Hadfield, CEO M.io The proliferation of real-time messaging in recent years has resulted in over 1,100 chat apps to choose from. You probably have most of the top 10 installed on your phone: Facebook Messenger, Slack, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn, Telegram, Google Hangouts, WeChat and Skype. All of these services have one thing in ...

Bot-First Companies in 2017 — The VC Landscape [INFOGRAPHIC]

October 16, 2017 Insights 0 Comments

By Tom Hadfield $73 million // 26 bot companies Much like the wave of “mobile-first” startups several years ago, a new generation of “bot-first” companies have attracted significant venture capital in the past 12–18 months. We have identified 26 bot-first companies in the enterprise space who have successfully raised at least a traditional seed round. Cumulatively ...

The Brave New Workplace: Navigating Enterprise Chat

August 23, 2017 Insights 0 Comments

By Tom Hadfield In the 1980s, the graphical user interface (GUI) came along and changed everything for the modern workplace and how teams worked together. Then came the World Wide Web in the 1990s and the mobile revolution in the 2000s. Now, we are watching the beginning of the next sea change in how teams work ...

Summary: First Enterprise Bot Customer Conference in NYC

June 29, 2017 Community 0 Comments

For the past 18 months, enterprise bot meetups have brought together founders, developers and platform representatives to share best practices for enterprise bot development. The last major Botness Enterprise meetup was during SXSW in Austin, which I helped organize with Ben Brown from Howdy. It quickly became apparent that one major stakeholder group was missing ...

The Venture Capital Landscape for Bots in 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UU3CbB15Wuo Phil Libin, Managing Director at General Catalyst, and Matt Hartman, Partner at Betaworks Ventures sat down to talk about venture capital and the bot ecosystem at Botness Enterprise during SXSW. The first question: what didn’t work in 2016? The answer: Bots went according to plan, and everything else did not. There are a ton ...