Slack’s Stock Ends Its First Day Worth $21 Billion. Now the Hard Work Begins

Investors, say hello to the biggest tiny speck in the world. A decade ago, serial entrepreneur Stewart Butterfield co-founded startup Tiny Speck, which made video games that ultimately failed to catch on. But instead of giving up, he refocused the company on a chat app that his small team had created to communicate among themselves. […]

Zoom Video CEO: I Don’t Know Why Our Shares Soared 72% After IPO

Zoom Video Communications CEO Eric Yuan said he’s mystified about why shares in his video conferencing company soared 76% in their first day of trading Thursday after an initial public offering. “I have no idea why,” Yuan told Fortune. It’s likely, however, that Zoom’s profitability stood out to Wall Street investors, who are accustomed to […]

Atlassian to Pay $165 Million for AgileCraft in Workplace Software Push

Enterprise software maker Atlassian is paying $165 million for AgileCraft, a startup that sells software to manage business projects. The acquisition, announced Monday, is part of Atlassian’s expansion from selling software development tools to more general workplace software. Atlassian is known for products like Jira, a tool for tracking software development tasks, and Bitbucket, which […]