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BetterWorks
Private company
IndustryInformation Technology and Services
Founded2013
HeadquartersRedwood City, California
Key people
Kris Duggan
ProductsEnterprise Goal Software
Websitewww.betterworks.com

BetterWorks is an enterprise software company based in Redwood City, California. The BetterWorks enterprise goals and feedback platform debuted in September 2014 with a public announcement about the solution’s capabilities and a $15.5 million Series A round from venture firms.[1] In March 2016, the company announced that it had raised another $20 million in Series B funding.[2]

BetterWorks has also designed its enterprise app to be one of the first for Apple Watch.[3] VentureBeat named BetterWorks one of 19 startups "ready to blast off in 2015"[4]

Background[edit | edit source]

BetterWorks is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with an office in New York City. It is privately held and backed by venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Formation 8.

The company was co-founded by Kris Duggan, former CEO and founder of Badgeville, along with BetterWorks engineering lead Di Wu. Prior to Badgeville, Duggan held leadership roles at a variety of SaaS companies, including WebEx. Previously, Wu was at Palantir Technologies.[5]

Investors and Advisors[edit | edit source]

The company’s board of directors and advisors includes John Doerr and Bing Gordon, partners at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Joe Lonsdale, founder and general partner of Formation 8, Google Emeritus Shona Brown, Deep Nishar formerly SVP, Products and User Experience at LinkedIn, and Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of People Operations at Google.[6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "BetterWorks' Goal-Setting Software Taps Famed Silicon Valley Techniques". WSJ.
  2. "BetterWorks raises another $20M to build a 'business operating system' for enterprises". TechCrunch.
  3. "What Your Favorite Apps Look Like On Apple Watch (Plus New Ones!)". TechCrunch. AOL.
  4. "19 startups ready to blast off in 2015 by Tom Cheredar & Dylan Tweney". venturebeat.com.
  5. "Enterprise goal management tool BetterWorks raises Kleiner's largest Series A since Google". PandoDaily.
  6. "Business Goals Platform BetterWorks Leaves Stealth With $15.5M Led By KPCB". TechCrunch. AOL.

External links[edit | edit source]

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