Azendoo

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Azendoo
Developer(s)Azendoo S.A.S.
Written inRuby on Rails
Operating systemCross-platform
Available inFrench, English, Spanish, German
TypeProject management, Software as a service
LicenseProprietary
Websitewww.azendoo.com

Azendoo is a web-based collaborative task management software created in Bordeaux, France in December 2010 by Benoit Droulin, Christophe Gagin and Grégory Lefort.[1][2] Azendoo enables its users to communicate, collaborate on tasks and share documents from multiple integrated services including Evernote, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive.[3][4][5] Azendoo is a Software as a Service that can be subscribed after a free trial period.[6][7] Azendoo is accessible from web-browsers, desktop applications (Windows and Mac), and mobile applications (Android and iOS).[8][9][10]

History[edit | edit source]

Azendoo was first released in June 2012, followed by a fundraising campaign that raised 1.3 million euros. In January 2013, the software won the The Next Web “Best Web Application 2013”.[11] In October 2014, Azendoo won the Evernote “Best Multi-Platform Award”.[12] In January 2016, Azendoo changed its business model from freemium to enterprise trial, subscription-based model.[7] In April 2016, Azendoo was nominated laureate of CMIT,[13] and released its new mobile application on iOS and Android.[10] In February 2017, Azendoo has been selected to participate in accelaration program of Cisco France.[14][15]

Features[edit | edit source]

Over the last 2 years, Azendoo added several new features to the application interface based on users' feedback.[16] These features are presented below in chronological order.[17][18]

  • In February and April 2013, Azendoo partnered with Evernote,[19] Box,[20] Dropbox and Google[21] to help users centralize and share information confidentially.[22][23]
  • In February 2014, its Ambassadors program was launched.
  • In February 2015, the Guest functionality was introduced.[24]
  • In May 2015, its new version called Task Pilot was released.[25]
  • In August 2015, the Direct Message feature was announced.[26]
  • In October 2015, Azendoo integrated Zapier.[27][28] Then, it released the Dashboard functionality.[29]
  • In November 2015, the Calendar feature was introduced.[30]
  • In April 2016, the mention feature was released.[31]
  • In May 2016, Azendoo integrated OneDrive to allow users to share documents stored on Microsoft's cloud solution.[3][32]

Fund raising[edit | edit source]

  • In July 2012, Azendoo raised 1.3 million euros from Halisol Group.[33][34][35]
  • In July 2015, Azendoo raised 1.5 million dollars from TheFamily, Thibault Poutrel and Arnaud Vinciguerra.[36][37][38]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "These 6 Apps help Untether Business Professionals from their Desk". Forbes. March 1, 2016. 
  2. "Grégory Lefort : Azendoo veut redéfinir l’interface entre l’Homme et son travail". Silicon. February 13, 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Olivier Roberget (May 20, 2016). "Office 365, incontournable pour les petits comme les grands éditeurs". Collaboratif-info. 
  4. "Azendoo Lets You Collaborate On Tasks And Documents Between Multiple Services". Tech Crunch. September 8, 2014. 
  5. "10 Valuable Apps and Tools for New Startups". The Huffington Post. 
  6. "Azendoo veut remplacer l’email". L'Opinion. July 26, 2013. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 Crochet-Damais, Antoine (September 8, 2015). "Collaboratif : Azendoo lève 1,5 million de dollars, et se verticalise". JDN. Le Journal du Net. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  8. Ozleyen, Erdem (July 22, 2016). "Azendoo: Task Management Application - Project Managers Hub". projectmanagershub.com. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  9. Delos Santos, Jose Maria (2016-05-11). "Azendoo – New Features, Mobile & Desktop Apps, and more". project-management.com. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Nouvelle application mobile Azendoo". L'ADN. April 7, 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  11. Bryant, Martin (2013-03-26). "The Winners of The Next Web's European Startup Awards 2013". The Next Web. The Next Web. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  12. Traganos, Chris (September 4, 2014). "Announcing the 2014 Evernote Platform Award Winners - Evernote Blog". blog.evernote.com. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  13. Rioux, Alain (May 3, 2016). "Travail collaboratif en équipe : oubliez les emails et les post-its | La Revue du Digital". www.larevuedudigital.com. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  14. "Azendoo, le Bordelais qui veut remplacer l’e-mail, va être accéléré par Cisco". SudOuest.fr. Retrieved 2017-07-20. 
  15. "Azendoo va être accélérée par Cisco" (in fr-FR). La Tribune. http://objectifaquitaine.latribune.fr/business/l-actu-de-la-french-tech-bordeaux/2017-01-24/azendoo-va-etre-acceleree-par-cisco.html. 
  16. Azendoo. "Azendoo". Azendoo. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  17. "Azendoo launches new interface based on feedback from their 20k users". Rude Baguette. March 14, 2013. 
  18. Nicolas César (June 17, 2014). "Comment une entreprise française va réinventer la messagerie au bureau". La Tribune. 
  19. "Azendoo avec Microsoft". La Tribune Bordeaux. June 28, 2016. 
  20. "The Azendoo and Box Integration is Fierce". Rude Baguette. April 24, 2013. 
  21. Liam Boogar (October 18, 2012). "Azendoo adds Google Integration to take on Yammer". Rude Baguette. 
  22. "[FrenchWeb Tour Bordeaux] Chez Azendoo, la start-up girondine partenaire d’Evernote et Dropbox". French Web. June 28, 2016. 
  23. "L'application de gestion de projet Azendoo s'intègre avec Google Drive". Comment ça marche. October 24, 2012. 
  24. "Announcing the arrival of Guests". blog.azendoo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  25. "La nouvelle fonctionnalité d’Azendoo Task Pilot". 2015-05-29. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  26. "You loved Azendoo Messages? You’ll fall for Direct Messages!". blog.azendoo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  27. Groves, Alison (October 14, 2015). "Team Collaboration Made Easy with Azendoo and Zapier - Updates - Zapier". zapier.com. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  28. Le Cren, Mattias (October 15, 2015). "Zapier Integration". blog.azendoo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  29. "Azendoo dashboards". blog.azendoo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  30. "Azendoo mobile v2 release". blog.azendoo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  31. "The @mentions are here!". blog.azendoo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  32. "Azendoo signe avec Microsoft". objectifaquitaine.latribune.fr (in French). June 18, 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  33. "La solution collaborative Azendoo lève 1.3 M€ - Locita.com" (in en-US). Locita.com. 2012-07-18. http://fr.locita.com/digital/la-solution-collaborative-azendoo-leve-1-3-me-80625/. 
  34. La rédaction (2012-07-10). "[Travail collaboratif Le français Azendoo lève 1,3 million d'euros"] (in fr-FR). FrenchWeb.fr. http://www.frenchweb.fr/travail-collaboratif-azendoo-leve-1-3-million-euros-62838/70529. 
  35. "Travail collaboratif : Azendoo lève 1,3 million d'euros" (in fr-fr). Clubic.com. 2012-07-10. http://www.clubic.com/pro/actualite-e-business/investissement/actualite-500842-travail-collaboratif-azendoo-leve-1-3.html. 
  36. "Azendoo Grabs $1.5 Million For Its Collaboration Platform For Marketing Teams". TechCrunch. September 8, 2015. 
  37. Mikaël Lozano (September 8, 2015). "Azendoo lève des fonds et pivote". La Tribune. 
  38. "Azendoo lève $1,5 million pour soutenir sa nouvelle stratégie". Presse Citron. September 8, 2015.