The Slack Fund is an investment fund started by Slack, in partnership with Accel, Index Ventures, KPCB, Social Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and Spark Capital. We created the fund to support teams building products on top of Slack that enable simpler, more pleasant, and more productive workplaces.
The Slack Fund is designed to back companies who are solving problems for working teams by building on the Slack platform. Our goal is to create a thriving ecosystem that seeds innovative new services and helps them grow into lasting companies.
If you want to shape the future of work for the better, we encourage you to fill out an application.
Slack invests alongside other venture capital investors, seeking startups with long-term growth potential. We make modest investments in early stage (series Seed and A) rounds.
We provide support, APIs, and the opportunity to be listed in our App Directory to all companies working with Slack. Today, the companies in our Slack Fund portfolio do not receive additional marketing or technical support, but since funded companies have an active relationship with the team at Slack, they may benefit as a result.
To be considered for funding, your company must be:
When you submit your product we’ll ask you to provide the following information:
Early stage companies only — we participate in series Seed and early series A rounds.
Slack seeks to invest in companies building products with our APIs that solve a problem for our customers or the Slack developer community. We don’t invest in consumer companies, but rather those with business-to-business or business-to-developer offerings. The fund is for teams that are building businesses with a working or close-to-working product. Please only submit for funding if your company is eligible.
Your company does not need to be based in the US or in any particular city, however, there may be local requirements or laws that have to be evaluated before making an investment decision.
We evaluate companies by the following criteria:
To date, we do not take board seats.
If you still have more questions, we’re here to help. Contact our support team