Editing and Collaboration Tools
A list of 15 editing and collaboration tools have been compiled in the attached spreadsheet. These companies include Google Docs, Evernote, Dropbox Paper, Slab, Etherpad, Mural, Zoho, Huddle, Quip, Samepage, SmartSheet, Box, Graphite, WorkDocs, and Coda. The details of each company have been added to the spreadsheet. More details on our findings can be found below.
In order to compile a spreadsheet of editing and collaboration tools, we looked for tools similar to the examples provided. There were many lists providing alternatives. Our focus was on the tools that provided the best options and combined editing and collaboration features. Once a list was compiled, Crunchbase provided details on funding, location, and stage. For the companies where stage was not provided, we used the best estimate, based on the company website and Crunchbase information.
Google Docs, Etherpad, Samepage, Graphite and Amazon Workdocs do not have funding listed. Etherpad and Graphite are both open source tools, while Zoho has not needed any external funding. For the companies that Crunchbase did not have funding information available, we searched through news articles and press releases in an attempt to locate these details. When funding was not available, we indicated it as 'N/A' on the spreadsheet.
Metrics on company users were located using news articles, company websites, and tech media sites. Some companies like Slab and Coda are still in testing and do not have a number of users, while other companies do not disclose these numbers. An 'N/A' or undisclosed has been added to each company that does not have any user metrics provided.
1. Google Docs
The spreadsheet has been updated with 15 editing and collaboration tools along with their company information, website, number of users and all sources used.