Gatheround raises millions from Homebrew, Bloomberg and Stripe’s COO to help remote workers connect – TechCrunch
Remote work is no longer a new topic, as much of the world has now been doing it for a year or more because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But one aspect of the whole remote work shift that is not getting as much attention is the culture angle. Gatheround’s video conversations aim to be a refreshing complement to Slack conversations, which despite serving the function of communication, still don’t bring users face-to-face. To date, Gatheround has had about 260,000 users hold 570,000 conversations on its SaaS-based, video platform. “Even before the pandemic, remote work was accelerating faster than other forms of work,” Conn said.