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Notion (company)

Notion (company)

A software company offering a platform for writing, planning, and organizing note taking.

Notion Labs is a software company offering a platform for writing, planning, and organizing note taking that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2016 by Chris Prucha, Ivan Zhao, Jessica Lam, and Simon Last.

Funding
Angel I

On January 1, 2017 Notion Labs completed an angel funding round with an undisclosed amount of funding from Third Kind Venture Capital, Sherpalo Ventures, Sequoia Capital, First Round Capital, Felicis Ventures, Thibaud Elziere, Terrance Rohan, Naval Ravikant, Matt MacInnis, and Elad Gil.

Angel II

On July 19, 2019 Notion Labs completed their second angel funding round with $10 million in funding from Daniel Gross (lead investor), Ram Shriram, Lachy Groom, Josh Kopelman, Elad Gil, and Aydin Senkut.

Timeline

April 1, 2020
Notion raised $50 million from Index Ventures and other investors that valued it at $2 billion.
July 2019
Notion raises a $10,000,000 angel round from Aydin Senkut, Daniel Gross, Elad Gil, Josh Kopelman, Lachy Groom and Ram Shriram.
2016
Notion was founded by Chris Prucha, Ivan Zhao and Simon Last.

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Notion Labs angel round I
January 2017
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Further reading

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Collaboration App Notion Labs Hits $800 Million Valuation in New Funding

Amir Efrati

Web

July 18, 2019

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Paige Leskin and Margaux MacColl
April 21, 2021
Business Insider
The apps these up-and-coming VCs love include productivity tools, Zoom video replacements, and a trendy dating app.
Lucas Matney
April 6, 2021
TechCrunch
The competition for note-taking is as fierce as it has ever been with plenty of highly-valued productivity startups fighting for an audience it can potentially serve endless productivity offshoots. In the past year, Notion raised at a $2 billion valuation, Coda raised at $636 million, and Roam raised at $200 million. A new competitor in [...]
Mike Butcher
April 1, 2021
TechCrunch
Launched in only November last year, the Craft Docs app -- which was built from the ground up as an iOS app for collaborative documents -- has secured an $8 million Series A round led by Creandum. Also participating was InReach Ventures, Gareth Williams, former CEO and co-founder of Skyscanner, and a number of other [...]
Mike Butcher
April 1, 2021
TechCrunch
Launched in only November last year, the Craft Docs app -- which was built from the ground up as an iOS app for collaborative documents -- has secured an $8 million Series A round led by Creandum. Also participating was InReach Ventures, Gareth Williams, former CEO and co-founder of Skyscanner, and a number of other [...]
Anthony Ha
February 15, 2021
TechCrunch
Parler returns from limbo, Uber lobbies Europe and we have more details about Notion's outage. This is your Daily Crunch for February 15, 2021. The big story: Parler is back online The social network known for its far-right user base was dropped by infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services for posts advocating violence. Now it's back [...]
Zack Whittaker
February 15, 2021
TechCrunch
Users were unable to access their files, calendars, and documents for hours.
Kim Lyons
February 12, 2021
The Verge
Online scheduling workplace app Notion suffered an outage that the company said was caused by a DNS issue. For those who rely on it for organization, it was a rough morning.
Zack Whittaker
February 12, 2021
TechCrunch
Notion, the online workspace startup that was last year valued at over $2 billion, is currently offline after a DNS outage knocked the site off the internet. The collaborative online office and document service was not loading as of around 9am ET on Friday, preventing anyone who relies on the service from accessing their cloud-stored [...]
Makena Kelly
January 5, 2021
The Verge
Teens are going viral on TikTok after making Notion boards that mimic old-school teen Tumblr feeds. Some users filled their Notion headers with vibey coffeehouse photos or pictures of anime or other characters that inspire them.
Berber Jin
November 9, 2020
Business Insider
These 100 venture capitalists don't work for the big-name Silicon Valley firms, but are changing the face of early-stage startups.
Lucas Matney
November 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Startups building work software for other startups have been a huge focus of investment in Silicon Valley as eager VCs hope to grab a piece of the next Slack. Notion Labs, a profitable work tools startup that recently hit a reported $800 million valuation, isn't making it easy for VC firms to give them money, [...]

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