Tech Company M&A Transactions

Astro Acquisition

Astro was purchased by Slack. The transaction was announced on 9/24/2018. Slack did not announce any financial terms for the deal.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Acquired By
Announced On
Transaction Type
M&A Terms
The team behind the popular email client and Slack app will make it simpler for customers to transition important conversations from email into Slack. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Artificial Intelligence
Mailing Address
3335 Birch St.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Email Address
Despite the growth, popularity, and introduction of new apps and tools to replace email, email is still crucial in the workplace. Email effectively combines internal and external messages, one-to-one and group communications, calendar invitations, and support for images, texts, files.
Astro LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
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Company News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Andy Pflaum
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Chief Technical Officer
Roland Schemers
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VP - Engineering
San Oo
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VP - Marketing
Emily Kramer
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VP - Product Management
Ross Dargahi
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