Slack has confirmed the acquisition of software as a service business Rimeto. The terms of the deal are yet to be announced.
According to CrunchbaseRimeto raised $10 million in venture funding and is focused on delivering a comprehensive employee dictionary for businesses. This enables businesses and associated employees to view employee skills, experience and current projects.
Slack believes the acquisition will support users with feeling more connected, especially as many offices continue to work remotely during the pandemic. Stewart Butterfield, the CEO of Slack explained that both businesses commenced discussions prior to the pandemic.
Butterfield highlights that the advance profile and directory features of Rimeto will be combined directly into the Slack interface and they will also continue to offer Rimeto as a separate product and maintain support with their existing customer base.