Hacker News article New Taconic Wall Calendar developer DontWaste has announced a new $4.2 million funding round led by DigitalOcean, a Silicon Valley start-up backed by the likes of Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Warren Buffett.
The round brings Dontwaste’s total funding to $13 million, including the option to buy additional shares at $10 per share.
The fund’s co-founder and chief executive, Mike Hines, said that his company was inspired by the rise of digital calendars, which offer a flexible and easy way for businesses to track employee activity, while maintaining a high degree of privacy.
Dontwastes Wall Calendar was first released in 2016, and has been praised for its ease of use and simplicity.
A number of features like automatic email updates and a calendar for your pets have been added to the app since then.
“We see this as a great opportunity to continue expanding Teton’s capabilities and expanding its community,” Hines told the company’s website.
“The new funding will allow us to accelerate development and deliver new features to our users and our existing loyal customers.”
New Teton wall calendar app gets new funding article HackerNews article New teton wall schedule app developer DONTWASTES has announced new funding to expand its functionality.
The $4-million round comes in the wake of an earlier $2.5-million seed round led in part by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Dont, along with fellow developer Khaos Capital, had already announced plans to create a Wall Calendar for the Teton Mountain ecosystem.
“Teton has always been the birthplace of the wall calendar,” Dont Wasted’s founder and chief financial officer, Scott Siegel, told TechCrunch in a statement.
“We believe it will be an invaluable resource for Teton users.”
“We want to make the most of the incredible features and the incredible community we’ve built,” Siegel added.DONTWASES Wall Calendar has a user interface that has been designed to be both intuitive and easy to use.
Users can use the calendar to mark their calendar events or keep track of their appointments and upcoming events, and the app offers an extensive library of calendars from more than 120 providers.