What’s morale like at Slack right now?

Oct 1, 2019 9 Comments

Shares are off nearly 50% since IPO


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TOP 9 Comments
  • Oracle gsh
    Some people are always holding a bottle of salt to rub on the wounds. Sick of people like you op
    Oct 1, 2019 0
  • Slack curlysue
    Facebook stock took a dip from an opening of $38 down to $18. Its now at $170. I’m holding. Too much network effects and it’s really hard to rip and replace. Until Microsoft makes a better mouse trap (remember, they never do) slack will win.
    Oct 8, 2019 2
    • Compass / Other

      Compass Other

      Not arguing that slack can't beat Microsoft, but using FB is not a good example. Plenty of stocks take a dip and keep dipping, and plenty stocks soar after the IPO and never look back. Slack is worth what it's worth. If it's really going to increase it would already be trading there
      Oct 8, 2019
    • Slack curlysue
      Agree with everything you said except your last sentence since no one knows the future and using your logic, Facebook would have always been at the price it is today even back then. I agree though—things change and dips and highs will occur. However this is a long game for me and I bet long on this company based on how much adoption it has and the ubiquitousness of this product worldwide.
      Oct 8, 2019
  • Slack YEFe45
    I think it’s fine generally. Obviously some people held on to the stock thinking it’d go even higher, but I think the higher ups did a good job educating us about the inherent risks of the stock marker. Morale is fine and even the current share price is way higher than some people got hired on, and about at the level set by initial market expectations.
    Oct 5, 2019 1
    • Microsoft fused
      Did not-so-early employees (say those who joined 2016 onwards) make good money (compared to FAANG?)
      Nov 30, 2019
  • Amazon / Eng xgIO00
    Why you are so worried about slack? Did the app stop working?
    Oct 1, 2019 0
  • Salesforce nuIl
    No lock out so probably fine
    Oct 1, 2019 0
  • Dropbox nvp
    i imagine happy since its still up compared to the 409a price
    Oct 1, 2019 0


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