Mural.co Secures $23 Million USD in a Series A Funding Round


(San Francisco, CA) Mural.co attempts to help business clients solve, important workplace creative problems.  Technically, Mural.co is Tactivos, Inc. d.b.a. Mural.  The aforementioned business entity, was officially founded in the year, 2011.  The initial idea was a digital whiteboard for people, so that the office, can collaborate in real time.  In the year 2014, Tactivos, Inc. shifted the business’s focus to enterprise level, business clients.  The idea was to help these enterprise level business clients, deploy design thinking practices.  Today, Mural.co reports more than 3,700 business clients, worldwide.  Through Mural.co business clients are able to visually collaborate and bring into context the following.  Online meetings, brainstorming, knowledge sharing, project management, product design, engineering, marketing, sales and other types of office related things are the types of office tasks that; can be visualized and collaborated on through the use of Mural.co.  Recently; Tactivos, Inc. d.b.a. Mural announced that, it wishes to remain a leading digital workspace, for visual collaboration.  Specifically, the aforementioned business revealed that, it has secured $23 million USD in a Series A funding round.  As part of the funding round, Greg Kaplan joins Mural.co as the Chief Revenue Officer.  The most noteworthy new investors of Tactivos, Inc. are Radian Capital, Gradient Ventures and Endeavor Catalyst. 
            Endeavor Catalyst, Gradient Ventures and Radian Capital as the most noteworthy new investors; will be contributing funds.  The funds will be used for the following one thing.  The one thing is the expansion of the Mural.co Platform.  In reference to, the expansion of the Mural.co Platform, the aforementioned is best characterized in the following way.  An expansion of visual collaboration technology solutions that; are centered on an experienced design, an agile development and remote work needs.  This effort, it is hoped, will improve Mural’s go to market capabilities.  Additionally, it is also hoped that product development teams will be doubled in size, before the end of this year. 
            However and returning to; Mural.co, the aforementioned business has centered its business operations, on digital first business clients.  IBM, USAA, E-Trade, Intuit, SAP, Atlassian, Autodesk and Git Hub are eight of these digital first business clients.  For the most part, digital first business clients are drawn to the visualization features, of the Mural.co Platform.  The visualization features include fast and easy creation of diagrams, tools that are based on design thinking, tools that are based on agile methodologies and workshops.  Overall; the Mural.co Platform is set apart by its ability to help business clients plan for the future, brainstorm new ideas, evaluate what works best, design for impact, learn better decision making and empathize with the business’s customers.  As previously said and as part of the funding round, Greg Kaplan, joins Mural.co as the Chief Revenue Officer.  As the new Chief Revenue Officer, Greg Kaplan will oversee global sales and partnerships.  The first goal is expanding Mural.co’s consultative approach, and subsequent, building out of Mural.co’s ecosystem of global business partners.  For this effort, Mr. Kaplan brings with him more than 25 years of work experience.  His prior work experience includes leading an enterprise level software business, leading internet cloud computing organizations and holding management positions.  Additionally, his previous employers are Bluewolf, Oracle and Salesforce.com.  Greg Kaplan did release a press statement.  Through a press statement, Mr. Kaplan said the following.  “When Bluewolf/IBM began deploying design thinking across the company, I saw firsthand the impact MURAL made by bridging the work between in-person and remote team members.  Mariano and his team’s ability to solve the challenges of remote teamwork and deliver rapid business outcomes, while integrating with established systems like Microsoft Teams, JIRA and Slack, is unparalleled in the industry, and I look forward to accelerating MURAL’s growth to new customers and markets.”
            Weston Gaddy is a Co-Founder and a Partner at Radian Capital.  Through a press statement, Mr. Gaddy said the following.  “As enterprise brands recognize the power of design to build better products that enable them to become more customer-centric, we’ve seen huge adoption of visual collaboration techniques like design thinking, lean, and agile.”  Weston Gaddy also said.  “The market opportunity for a secure, visual collaboration solution that connects the global distributed workforce has never been greater.  MURAL’s product offering drives innovation on behalf of its customers and we see the potential to go even further, where MURAL transforms the modern offices of today.”
            To end, Tactivos, Inc. did release a press statement.  Mariano Suarez-Battan is a Co-Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Tactivos, Inc.  Through a press statement, Mr. Suarez-Battan said the following.  “Visual techniques like experience mapping, business model design, program increment (PI) planning and agile retrospectives are now standard, and remote work is the new normal.  On top of that, huge touchscreens are rapidly entering the marketplace, making it easier for teams to collaborate in a digital workspace.”  Mariano Suarez-Battan also said.  “This funding will support our aggressive product roadmap to coach customers on how to run better meetings, and keep high levels of enterprise readiness to support global deployments.  Greg’s experience building global teams will help us better serve our enterprise customers and improve how we work with consultants supporting brands in their culture transformations, which I’m truly excited about.”  As previously stated; Tactivos, Inc. d.b.a. Mural recently announced that, it wishes to remain a leading digital workspace, for visual collaboration.  Specifically, the aforementioned business revealed that, it has secured $23 million USD in a Series A funding round.  As part of the funding round, Greg Kaplan joins Mural.co as the Chief Revenue Officer.  Lastly; the most noteworthy new investors of Tactivos, Inc. are Radian Capital, Gradient Ventures and Endeavor Catalyst.

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