Tiger International and 16z-backed productiveness firm ClickUp have acquired calendar app Hypercal to spice up their platform choices, TechCrunch has realized. As a part of the acquisition, Ricardo Clergo, the app’s founder, can even be part of ClickUp as head of Calendar.
The British Hypercal was based in 2022 as an app for Mac and provided integration with numerous apps equivalent to Notion, OneNote, Apple Notes, Google Docs, Todolist, Apple Reminders, Asana, Issues app, Microsoft To-Do and Slack.
The free plan allowed customers to connect with one calendar and one job app. Hypercal additionally had a paid tier of $10 monthly for limitless calendar and job integrations.
ClickUp supplies firms with a single platform to talk, collaborate on paperwork, handle tasks, observe timelines, brainstorm concepts on whiteboards, and achieve insights from analytical dashboards.
Zeb Evans, CEO and founding father of ClickUp confirmed the acquisition to TechCrunch in a press release, saying Hypercal will assist combine new AI-powered options into the corporate’s productiveness suite.
“ClickUp’s aim has at all times been to create one app to switch all of them. We have already eradicated the necessity for a lot of apps by constructing paperwork, whiteboards, dashboards, duties, and AI natively into our platform. Agenda has been a part of the ClickUp product for the previous 5 years and our imaginative and prescient for the longer term is to attach Agenda with ‘productiveness’ by additional creating its core performance.”
“Our acquisition of HyperCal will permit us to speed up our imaginative and prescient of particular person productiveness, which largely is dependent upon how staff arrange their day inside a calendar. It provides customers the context they want for each assembly they take part in, based mostly on duties, paperwork and tasks.”
Final July, ClickUp laid off $10 of its workers (about 90 staff) as a part of a restructuring to change into extra environment friendly and IPO-ready. In 2022, the startup minimize 7% of its workforce. On the time, the corporate stated this was a “one-time determination” to attain profitability.
ClickUp most not too long ago 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 current 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.