Slack may still be a young startup itself, but that hasn’t prevented the corporate chat platform from playing VC and placing bets on a handful of smaller up-and-coming companies.

The Slack Fund is an in-house investment arm the company launched in December. The $80 million fund, a partnership between Slack and prestigious venture capital firms including Accel, is intended to build an ecosystem to “dramatically shape the future of work for the better.”

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