Slack Aims to Be ‘Great Connector’ Ahead of US IPO

The Financial Times
Jun 17 · 6 min read
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield. Photo: Noah Berger/AFP/Getty Images

By Richard Waters

“Platform” is the most overused word in Silicon Valley, where many ambitious start-ups dream of making their product or service an essential part of people’s lives.

Slack, which will list on the New York Stock Exchange this week, has more riding on this claim than most.

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