Productiveness platform ClickUp acquires calendar startup Hypercal

Tiger International and a16z-backed productiveness firm ClickUp has acquired the calendar app Hypercal to spice up its platform providing, TechCrunch has discovered. As a part of the acquisition, the app’s founder Ricardo Clerigo can be becoming a member of ClickUp as Head of Calendar.

UK-based Hypercal was based in 2022 as an app for Mac and supplied integration with completely different apps resembling Notion, OneNote, Apple Notes, Google Docs, Todolist, Apple Reminders, Asana, Issues app, Microsoft To-Do, and Slack.

Its free plan allowed customers to attach with one calendar and one job app. Hypercal additionally had a paid tier costing $10 per thirty days for limitless calendar and job integrations.

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ClickUp presents a single platform for corporations to speak, collaborate on paperwork, handle initiatives, observe timelines, ideate on whiteboards, and get insights from analytical dashboards.

Zeb Evans, CEO and Founding father of ClickUp confirmed the acquisition to TechCrunch in an announcement and mentioned that Hypercal will assist infuse new AI-powered options into the corporate’s productiveness suite.

“It has all the time been ClickUp’s aim to create one app to exchange all of them. We’ve already eradicated the necessity for a lot of apps by constructing docs, whiteboards, dashboards, duties, and AI natively into our platform. Calendar has been part of ClickUp’s product for the final 5 years and our future imaginative and prescient is to attach Calendar to “productiveness,” by evolving the core function.”

“Via our acquisition of HyperCal, we will speed up our imaginative and prescient for particular person productiveness, which is essentially reliant on how staff schedule their day inside a calendar. It can present customers with the context they want for each assembly they be a part of, pulling from duties, docs, and initiatives.”

Final July, ClickUp laid off 10$ of its workers (round 90 workers) as a part of a restructuring to turn into extra environment friendly and IPO-ready. In 2022, the startup reduce 7% of its workforce. At the moment, it mentioned this was a “one-time determination” to attain profitability.

ClickUp final raised $400 million in Sequence C funding co-led by Andreessen Horowitz and Tiger International. The corporate has different traders together with Lightspeed Enterprise Companions, Meritech Capital Companions, Craft Ventures, and Georgian Companions.

The calendar apps house has been busy in the previous couple of months. Final November, Vimcal secured $4.5 million in funding from Altos Ventures to increase its enterprise providing. Earlier this month, Notion launched its standalone calendar, based mostly on Cron, which it acquired in 2022. On the identical time, France-based startup Amie eliminated its waitlist and built-in e mail performance.

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