This App May Help You Better Manage Your Time And Increase Productivity

By Hilarey Wojtowicz Between long commutes, coffee dates with mentors, side hustle meetings and more, we have busy schedules. And sometimes it’s tough to manage our time in the most efficient way possible. So whenever we find a free app that was created to help us do just that, we’re game to try it. The Woven app claims to be “the intelligent calendar for busy professionals,” so we decided to test…

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Wall Street Journal: Former Facebook CIO Unveils AI Startup

By Sara Castellanos Timothy Campos, former chief information officer for Facebook Inc., has unveiled the secretivestartup he’s been working on for two years: a Mountain View, Calif.-based company that offersartificial intelligence-enabled calendar software. The company, Woven, aims to attract busy professionals without administrative assistants, forwhom scheduling is a pain point. But in the futur…

VentureBeat: Woven, a startup founded by Facebook’s former CIO, wants to supercharge calendars

By Kyle Wiggers Tim Campos thinks calendars are broken. As Facebook’s former chief information officer, he would know; for six years, he coordinated countless conference calls and boardroom meetings across calendar platforms that were woefully “inflexible” and “stagnant.” “There’s a bunch of things calendars don’t do,” Campos told VentureBeat in a phone interview. “They actually don’t coordinate,…

FinSMEs: Woven Raises $4.8M in Seed Funding

Woven, a Mountain View, CA-based an intelligent calendar app for professionals, raised $4.8M in seed funding. The round was led by Battery Ventures with participation from Amplify Partners, Felicis Ventures, and other individual investors. Read more at FinSMEs.…

Fast Company: Woven is a calendar assistant you might actually use

By Jared Newman Over the past few years, multiple startups have tried to take the hassle out of scheduling meetings. Calendar tools like Meetingbird and Calendly let users create meeting slots for attendees to choose from, while virtual assistants like X.ai can schedule entire meetings on the user’s behalf. Now former Facebook executives Timothy Campos and Burc Arpat have launched a new startup ca…

Axios: Ex-Facebook CIO looks to weave a better calendar in Woven

By Ina Fried When he was Facebook's chief information officer, Tim Campos said he spent a lot of time hearing from executives how frustrating it was to deal with their calendar. So when he left the company in late 2016, he set out to build a better calendar. Details: Woven, as the company and product are called, helps individuals better manage their time — including work, team and personal calenda…

BusinessInsider: A former Facebook exec is on a mission to reinvent your calendar

by Rob Price Facebook's old chief information officer wants to reinvent your calendar. Tim Campos, Facebook's CIO until 2016, and Burc Arpat, a former senior engineer at the Silicon Valley tech firm, are launching a new company that is setting out to improve people's schedules, and they have snagged $4.8 million in funding to do so. Woven is an app that syncs with users' email and calendar account…

CNBC: Facebook's former CIO was told to fix its calendar system, or else — now, his new start-up aims to solve the same problem for everybody

By Salvador Rodriguez Two weeks after Tim Campos started as chief information officer of Facebook in 2010, Mark Zuckerberg summoned him to his office for an urgent meeting. "I thought we were going to have a strategic meeting," Campos told CNBC. Once there, Campos says, he met with Zuckerberg's executive assistant, Anikka Goodman, who lambasted the company's internal calendar app. Goodman told CNB…