Kippt (YC S12) goes enterprise with its newest team collab tool, in use at top design agencies like teehan+lax

by Y Combinator10/10/2013

They’re a talented team of two from Finland that got Y Combinator’s stamp of approval and built a promising product for storing and sharing content from across the web.

But consumer-facing browser extensions can prove difficult for growing a large user base, so this startup, Kippt, did a little pivot.

After launching more than a year ago, they refocused on the enterprise market with a new version of their product called Inc.

While Kippt’s earlier product was like a latter-day version of the social bookmarking service Delicious, their new product Inc is more competitive with Yammer or Convo.

They found that many startups were using their consumer-facing product Kippt for sharing links. Co-founder Karri Saarinen says creating a separate brand would make the product easier to market.

“There were quite many companies or teams using it for sharing, organizing and discussing content,” Saarinen said.

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