While Slack is trying to kill email, a new email startup backed by Kleiner Perkins is trying to make corporate email more like Slack.
Consider is an email service for startups that balances some premium individual features with collaboration tools that it hopes will help them bring startups onboard.
The founders of Consider both met at Intercom as the 1st and 10th employees there. While at Intercom, CEO Ben McRedmond met Kleiner Perkins’ Mamood Hamid who was an early investor there. Hamid also wrote the first check for Consider before the founders even had a product to demo. That 2017 check combined with a more recent investment from Bedrock brings the total funding for the startup to $5 million.
As the product emerges from stealth,