Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

 Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an ntelligent question and answer community, it’s just raised an $85 million Series D round co-led by Collaborative Fund and Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund. Quora tells me it’s “roughly doubled its valuation since our last fundraise” of $80 million in 2014 that… Read More

Gladly, incubated at Greylock, nabs $36 million in Series C funding

 There’s no shortage of customer service startups trying to meet the changing expectations of consumers, who want to Tweet, phone, text and use Facebook Messenger, among other newer ways to get their points across. That hasn’t deterred Joseph Ansanelli, who joined Greylock Partners in 2012 but who’d first started and sold three companies and was itching to do it again. Read More

Swingvy raises $1.1M to give HR staff in Southeast Asia a break from paperwork

 Human resources paperwork is never fun to take care of—especially if it’s literally on paper. Swingvy co-founder Jin Choeh says that in Southeast Asia, many small businesses are still stuck with physical spreadsheets and piles of forms. Swingvy wants to help them with affordable cloud-based software. The South Korea and Malaysia-based startup just raised $1.1 million in seed funding… Read More

Getaround raises $45M from Toyota and others to build more partnerships

 Car sharing service Getaround has raised $45 million in Series C funding, led by a new investor Braemar Energy Ventures, and with participating from Toyota Motor Corp and China’s SAIC Motor. The round also includes existing investors Menlo Ventures and Triangle Peak Partners, and is all about helping Getaround continue its new strategy of partnering with big transportation players… Read More

Completed wants to take on LinkedIn with a Yelp-style rating model

 If Black Mirror is anything to go by, rating everyone around you isn’t always a great idea, but Completed wants to make it easier to rate and rank the business professionals around you. It’s kind of like Yelp, but instead of rating companies, you’re rating the people within the businesses. The San Francisco-based company wants to use these ratings to shake up both hiring… Read More

Bedly raises $2.7 million to make renting an apartment a little less horrible

 Craigslist is great for serial killers and spear-phishers, but less than ideal for anyone looking for housing. As a platform for renters, Bedly aims to take some of the pain out of the housing rental process — and it’s hoping that’s a draw for landlords too. Co-founded by Martin Greenberg, formerly of IBM’s cybersecurity team, and Benjamin Chester, Bedly takes care of… Read More

MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings

 If you live in New York, you’ve seen the subway ads. MakeSpace wants to free your apartment of clutter. And now the self-storage startup is getting $30 million to execute on their vision. This follows another $17.5 million raised last year. Venture capitalists from 8VC, Upfront Ventures, Harmony Partners and Summit Action believe that there’s a $30 billion market opportunity… Read More

MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings

 If you live in New York, you’ve seen the subway ads. MakeSpace wants to free your apartment of clutter. And now the self-storage startup is getting $30 million to execute on their vision. This follows another $17.5 million raised last year. Venture capitalists from 8VC, Upfront Ventures, Harmony Partners and Summit Action believe that there’s a $30 billion market opportunity… Read More

How To Use Room Escape Games for Team Building

Room escape games aren’t just for amusement and fun. Several companies use room escape tasks for team building to break. The goal of team building will be to support workers and prepare them to solve company issues together and efficiently. Let us have a look at the actions of distinct getaway room which are fun and training at once.

The most interesting game in getaway room is starving zombie. Your team is locked in an area with a starving zombie who’s tied with a chain. The room is not empty with hints and you’re required to solve puzzles/riddles escape in the room with your team members and to locate the key.

Save themselves from starving zombie and to escape the room, participants must do the following-

Communicating is the best technique for locating hints that are hidden immediately. The participants must work in groups of 2-3 to locate hints that are hidden in the rooms. Getaway room games foster communication between the workers (players) and supports them to work together to win the match and escape the room. The action also teaches them the significance of co-operation without which the entire team will fail.

The team building games need you to believe from the carton as it’s something you’ve got never experienced. The time is appropriate to unleash your idea possibility to check out hints that can allow you to solve riddles and puzzles. Getaway room games have a set up that is totally different. Taking far from the routine office work, these actions get you in a position where it’s necessary to use the advice accessible, seek thoughts from other members, suggestions and see what works.

Your leadership potential is unleashed by the team building and you might be required to take direction in scenarios that are specific to direct your team from the room. During the match, you may also encounter a scenario when there will be one or more leaders. In such circumstances, the team members must consult and determine who should head without creating a clash.

Room escape games focus on building a team spirit where the person will not restrict his responsibilities to individual performance and increasing co-operation. If used in the correct way, escape room games can allow you to solve any business problem and develop a team that work as a cohesive power. Among the top team contractor, Escape Room Little Rock arranges fun-filled team building tasks including puzzles and escape room games for corporate workers, families and couples in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Seattle, Columbus, Dallas, Boston, Chicago, NYC, and Philadelphia.