Ex-Facebook employees’ startup logs in $17.5M from Index Ventures to add social collaboration to any app or product

 Ex-Facebook employees’ startup logs in $17.5M from Index Ventures to add social collaboration to any app or product

While many web products are designed to be beautiful and intuitive, it can be challenging for companies to add rich, multi-user functionality without compromising on user experience or sacrificing resources that would otherwise go towards the core product. But in the aftermath of the pandemic, the necessity for a distributed team to be able to collaborate smoothly within a digital tool or product has become obvious and pressing.

London-based startup that helps tools and apps become more interactive, engaging and multiplayer, Cord has raised $17.5 million in funding – a validation of its vision to foster more digital collaboration and engagement, in line with the rise of remote working.

Index Ventures – which also backed collaboration-centric unicorns Figma and Notion – led the round. Other investors such as NFX and Stride participated, along with angel investors Elad Gil, Jeff Morris Jr, Charlie Songhurst, Guy Podjarni and…

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