Coda is a new type of document that blends the flexibility of documents, the power of spreadsheets, and the utility of apps into a single new canvas.
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Stealth startup raised $60M for Excel-killer ☠️ - Product HuntAfter 3 years in stealth, Coda launched their "Excel killer" to the world.
A startup is taking on Google and Microsoft with a 'Minecraft for docs'A startup came out of three years in stealth Thursday with a simple goal: Make documents better. Called Coda, the startup has the ambitious goal of making a "doc as powerful as an app," reads the company's Medium post on the launch.
Two Google alums just raised $60M to rethink documentsWhen you open a Google doc or a spreadsheet, you get a blank spreadsheet and some documentation as to what you can do with it - and that's pretty much where we've been for quite some time.
Coda is a next-generation spreadsheet designed to make Excel a thing of the pastWhen Shishir Mehrotra worked at YouTube, he was struck by the relatively pedestrian tools that kept the site running. Mehrotra, who served as the company's head of product until he left in 2014, managed his team largely using a combination of Google Docs and Sheets.