Wunderlist co-founder Christian Reber raises funding for Superlist
Wunderlist co-founder Christian Reber
Christian Reber, a German Entrepreneur, sold Wunderlist his to-do app Wunderlist. MicrosoftFor a figure that was in 2015 reported to be between $100 million and $200 millionOnly to see the U.S. tech company shut down four years later.
He has just secured funding for Superlist, a follow up app that he created with four other entrepreneurs. Two of his Wunderlist cofounders are also involved.
CNBC interviewed Reber earlier this year about the Wunderlist acquisition left him feeling “really unhappy”I was annoyed. Reber became frustrated after Microsoft closed Wunderlist. He felt the app was not the product he had envisioned.
However, he did not give up. Superlist was launched in 2021 by him. He describes it as his “unofficial successor, Wunderlist”, and a “passion-project.”
Superlist, a task- and project-management app for Android that helps people work in hybrid environments, is called Superlist. It is still in the second stage of its development life cycle.
Reber said that the goal was to build the most common application for collaboration on personal projects in business. He also stated that Asana, Trello and Things are available as enterprise apps.
He stated that “I don’t feel like anything really bridged the two.” Either you end up with software that’s too complicated for project managers or one that makes it difficult to work together.
The Superlist tool is intended to assist users in scaling projects from one individual to 100 to 200.
Berlin-based company EQT Ventures led a seed round that secured it 10 million euros ($11,000,000) of capital. The company has now received 13.5 million euros in total investment.
The global productivity management market for software is projectedTo reach $102.98 Billion by 2027, there’s real potential for a tool which harnesses individuality of team members and focuses on specific workplace challenges,” Ted Persson (EQT Ventures Partner) stated in a statement.
Superlist stated that it plans to use new funding to increase its staff size from 20 to 40 people by 2022. The focus will be on product development, design, and hiring designers.
Reber is also the co-founder of Superlist and a Microsoft PowerPoint competition called Pitch. It is a four year old business that employs 160 people and has been valued at approximately $600 million.
Reber stated, “It’s extremely easy to raise funds for technology companies because there’s more money available than the companies that are on it,” As a founder of more companies, it feels like raising capital has never been easier.”