Perception introduced its new calendar in keeping with Cron ultimate month, however its productiveness swimsuit can quickly have extra privacy-focused choices. The corporate introduced these days that it has obtained Skiff, a platform that gives end-to-end encrypted record garage, medical doctors, calendar occasions, and e mail.
Skiff was once began in 2020 by means of Andrew Milich and Jason Ginsberg. The corporate had raised $14.2 million in investment over two rounds from traders comparable to Sequoia Capital together with Alphabet chairman John Hennessy, former Yahoo leader govt Jerry Yang, and Eventbrite co-founders Julia and Kevin Hartz, Balaji Srinivasan, and re–Inc founder Jenny Wang.
In a dialog with co-founders posted at the Perception weblog, the corporate’s COO Akshay Kothari stated that Perception had taken word of Skiff’s paintings proper from the beginning.
“Skiff began appearing up on our radar at Perception proper from the start. I in reality attempted to succeed in out in 2020 while you have been construction your Doctors product. We by no means hooked up then, however I saved tabs in your development. Then a couple of months in the past, Ivan [Notion co-foudner] and I have been speaking, and Skiff got here up once more. I downloaded the entire merchandise y’all had constructed, and was once in point of fact inspired by means of the eye to element,” Kothari stated.
Whilst the corporate began out as a protected choice to Google Doctors, it additionally constructed different productiveness answers comparable to calendar and e mail.
Skiff discussed on its site that the corporate is becoming a member of Perception. On a reinforce web page, the Skiff stated that the product would close down after six months. It discussed that the Skiff person account received’t be transformed to a Perception account. Plus, customers can simply export or migrate their knowledge to different products and services.
Perception’s ultimate acquisition was once the workflow control software Flowdash in 2022. Previous to that, it obtained Cron and India-based Automate.io, which had a set of integrations with 200 products and services.